Tag Archives | Vitor Belfort

Vitor Belfort calls out CM Punk for retirement fight

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer) Former UFC champion Vitor Belfort suffered his third-straight TKO loss this past weekend in Brazil at the hands of surging division contender Kelvin Gastelum. With that said, “The Phenom” knows that it is almost time to call it a career but he would first like to finish his […]

Vitor Belfort: “I’m not retired. ‘The Phenom’ is back!”

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer) Yesterday afternoon it was reported that mixed martial arts legend Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort was hanging up his gloves and retiring from the fight game. Belfort had taken to Instagram and posted the following photo which included the statement “I decided that I will end this chapter of […]

Vitor Belfort vs. Dan Henderson 3 headlines UFC Fight Night 77‏

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer)         A middleweight bout between Dan Henderson and Vitor Belfort will headline November’s UFC Fight Night 77 event in Sao Paulo, Brazil. UFC President Dana White announced the news at the UFC 190 post-fight press conference last week. The fight will mark the third time […]

Weidman: ‘I want to retire as the Greatest Of All Time’‏

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer)       UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman has gone a perfect 12-0 so far in his professional mixed martial arts career, which includes two victories over the man many consider to be the greatest MMA fighter of all-time, Anderson Silva. With that said, the “All American” still […]

Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort to co-headline UFC 187‏

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer)       A middleweight title fight will co-headline May’s UFC 187 event in Las Vegas. UFC officials announced yesterday that current 185-pound champ Chris Weidman will take on former UFC title holder Vitor Belfort in the evenings co-main event slot. Chris Weidman was last seen in action […]

Weidman injured, fight with Belfort moved to May‏

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer)       Once again, an injury has forced Chris Weidman out of his scheduled UFC title defense against former champion Vitor Belfort. UFC officials announced the news earlier this week, citing a rib injury as the reason for the fight’s cancellation. This marks the third time that […]