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VITOR BELFORT RUMORS

Chris Weidman on Vitor Belfort: 'I'm not going to let a cheating juicehead take my belt'

LAS VEGAS -- Chris Weidman's last two opponents were Anderson Silva and Lyoto Machida. The buildup to both fights was cordial, almost friendly. This time, Weidman is going through a little something different. The UFC middleweight champion admits that things with Vitor Belfort have ventured into being personal. Weidman, who defends his belt against Belfort at UFC 184 on Feb. 28 in...
Via Fox Sports
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Nevada Dropped the Ball on Vitor Belfort’s Random Drug Tests

When the Nevada Athletic Commission voted unanimously in July to grant Vitor Belfort (pictured) a license after he tested positive for high levels of testosterone in July’s random drug test, one of the stipulations was Belfort agreeing to fully comply with surprise drug exams throughout his training camp in preparation for UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman. However, three...
Via 5thRound.com
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Weidman Vs Vitor Belfort Title Fight Now Targeted For February

According to Vitor Belfort, his middleweight title challenge against current champion Chris Weidman will now take place on February 28th in Los Angeles. “On Feb. 28, I will be stepping inside the cage and winning this belt.” Belfort told the Brazilian media on Friday. “It’s going to be good, right after Carnival. “Los Angeles is a great place, the first place I lived when...
Via Fight Of The Night
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Weidman vs Belfort To Be Rescheduled for UFC 184 in LA

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman has been sidelined by injuries since his July victory over Lyoto Machida but the long awaited matchup against Vitor “No More TRT” Belfort is back on the radar. MMAjunkie.com has the scoop on the UFC talks: A middleweight title fight between champ Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort is likely headed to Los Angeles’ Staples Center on Feb...
Via BlackSportsOnline
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

No Random Drug Tests for Vitor Belfort, UFC Champ Chris Weidman Baffled

The last time the Nevada Athletic Commission randomly drug tested Vitor Belfort (pictured), the UFC middleweight top contender failed miserably by clocking high levels of testosterone. So, why has the NAC not surprised Belfort with another drug screening after voting unanimously to grant him a license exactly three months ago, particularly when one of the three stipulations they...
Via 5thRound.com
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Weidman out of UFC 181 title fight against Vitor Belfort: Report

A broken left hand has forced middleweight champion Chris Weidman to pull out of his title defense at UFC 181 against Vitor Belfort, the UFC announced Monday night.The Dec. 6 Las vegas fight likely will be rescheduled for February.Weidman's trainer Ray Longo thinks the break will benefit his fighter."I'm looking at it different," Longo said. "I'm looking at it like I want this guy...
Via The Other Paper
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Weidman Takes Dig at Vitor Belfort’s Thinned Physique

Oh, that Chris Weidman is quite the jokester. Last month, Vitor Belfort claimed he no longer needed TRT because he traded in the controversial treatment for TNT. Just in case you don’t understand what the Brazilian is trying to say, Belfort swapped out synthetic testosterone injections for dynamite. Apparently, it appears Belfort dropped some pounds in the process – which Weidman...
Via 5thRound.com
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Chael Sonnen fails drug test, is out of UFC 175

ESPN.com is reporting that Chael Sonnen has failed a random drug test and is out of his UFC 175 fight against Vitor Belfort. Sonnen tested positive for two illegal substances, Anastrozole and Clomiphene, which are two female drugs. Anastrozole is used to treat early stages of breast cancer and clomiphene is used in cases of female infertility. Sonnen took a random drug test from...
Via Between The Ropes
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Vitor Belfort: Ready to Return

  Vitor Belfort (photo credit: tbn3.gstatic.com via Google Images)   Vitor Belfort has publicly announced that he has passed his drug tests and has been cleared to fight, but only in Brazil. Dr. Marcio Tannure, Medical Director of the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA) and UFC Brazil, has confirmed that CABMMA administered tests on Belfort and that the results were satisfactory...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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