Vitor Belfort's Blogs

  • Tuesday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide By: Jeff Sherwood





    Tuesday



    3:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Reloaded UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche - The first women's fight in UFC history.

    6:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Unleashed UFC Women's Bantamweights

    7:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Embedded Ronda Rousey v Holly Holm

    8:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Presents Breaking Ground: Ronda Rousey The rise of the first female champion in UFC history.

    9:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Embedded Ronda Rousey v Holly Holm

    10:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Fight Flashback Ronda Rousey vs. Miesha Tate - Enhanced coverage of classic bout between female fighters.

    10:30 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Main Event UFC 157: Ronda Rousey vs. Liz Carmouche

    11:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Flashback Ronda Rousey vs. Miesha Tate - Enhanced coverage of classic bout between female fighters.

    11:30 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Main Event UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche

    12:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Night Belfort vs. Henderson 3 - Piotr Hallman vs. Alex Oliveira, lightweight bout; Anthony Birchak vs. Thomas Almeida, bantamweight bout; Patrick Cummins vs. Glover Teixeira, light heavyweight bout; Vitor Belfort vs. Dan Henderson, middleweight bout. From Sao Paulo, Brazil.

    3:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Ultimate Insider Behind-the-scenes of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

    3:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: Uncompromising Ronda Rousey - After completing her Olympic judo career, Ronda Rousey chose to break down gender barrier to become the female face of the UFC, becoming the first and only woman bantamweight world champion with a still undefeated record.

    4:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Embedded Ronda Rousey vs. Holly Holm

    6:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Reloaded UFC 170: Rousey vs. McMann - In the main event, dominant bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, an Olympic bronze medalist in judo, seeks to defend her title against Sara McMann, an Olympic silver medalist in wrestling. Plus, Daniel Cormier makes his light heavyweight debut.

    6:00 p.m. ET MavTV: King of the Cage Bitter Rivals - Part 1 - KOTC Championship mixed martial arts competition.

    8:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Insider Behind-the-scenes of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

    8:00 p.m. ET MavTV: King of the Cage Bitter Rivals - Part 2 - KOTC Championship mixed martial arts competition.

    8:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: Uncompromising Ronda Rousey - After completing her Olympic judo career, Ronda Rousey chose to break down gender barrier to become the female face of the UFC, becoming the first and only woman bantamweight world champion with a still undefeated record.

    9:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: Boxing Premier Boxing Champions: Alejandro Gonzalez Jr. vs. Karim Guerfi

    10:00 p.m. ET MavTV: King of the Cage Bitter Rivals - Part 1 - KOTC Championship mixed martial arts competition.

    11:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Main Event UFC 168: Rousey vs. Tate - Heated rivals Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate rematch in one of the most exciting fights in the women's bantamweight division.

    12:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Embedded Ronda Rousey vs. Holly Holm

    12:00 a.m. ET MavTV: King of the Cage Bitter Rivals - Part 2 - KOTC Championship mixed martial arts competition.

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  • Friday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide By: Jeff Sherwood





    Friday



    6:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC 167: St-Pierre vs. Hendricks: Prelims
    Edwin Figueroa vs. Erik Perez; Rick Story vs. Brian Ebersole; Thales Leites vs. Ed Herman; Evan Dunham vs. Donald Cerrone. From Las Vegas.

    8:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Tonight
    UFC highlights, analysis and interviews.

    9:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Unleashed
    UFC Middleweights - Fights from the best 185-pound fighters in the world. With Chris Weidman, Luke Rockhold, Yoel Romero and Ronaldo Souza.

    10:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Night
    Belfort vs. Henderson - Jeremy Stephens vs. Rony Jason; Ryan LaFlare vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio; Brandon Thatch vs. Paul Thiago; Igor Pokrajac vs. Rafael Feijao; Daniel Sarafian vs. Cezar Ferreira; Dan Henderson vs. Vitor Belfort. From Goiania, Brazil.

    1:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Insider
    Jedrzejczyk vs. Letourneau / Cejudo / Rockhold

    3:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Unleashed
    UFC Middleweights - Fights from the best 185-pound fighters in the world. With Chris Weidman, Luke Rockhold, Yoel Romero and Ronaldo Souza.

    4:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Night Weigh-ins
    Vitor Belfort vs. Dan Henderson

    7:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: The Ultimate Fighter
    Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: Mental Breakdown - Two members of Team Faber come face to face in a drunken confrontation at the house. An explosive and highly anticipated American fighter steps into the octagon to face off against a very tough European opponent in the sixth preliminary fight.

    8:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Tonight
    UFC highlights, analysis and interviews.

    9:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Tonight
    UFC highlights, analysis and interviews.

    10:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Main Event
    UFC 126: Silva vs. Belfort - It's a story of friends turned foes as Anderson Silva defends his middleweight title against former teammate Vitor Belfort; examining the bad blood between the two, then their championship showdown from UFC 126.

    10:00 p.m. ET AXSTV: AXS TV Fights
    Resurrection Fighting Alliance 32 - Melvin Blumer vs. Leandro Higo; Chad Curry vs. Landon Vannata; Marvin Blumer vs. Bill Kamery; Benjamin Smith vs. Craig Eckelberg. From Prior Lake, Minn.

    10:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Main Event
    UFC 139: Rua vs. Henderson - Former champions Dan Henderson and Mauricio Rua headlined UFC 139 in a five-round war that proved to be one of the greatest fights of all time. Go inside their training and then watch the 2011 instant classic between two MMA legends.

    12:30 a.m. ET AXSTV: Inside MMA
    EPISODE: 404 - Bas Rutten and Ron Kruck discuss UFC FN 77; Pat Miletich and Michael Schiavello break down RFA 32.

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  • Nate Wilcox Joins Press Row By: Jordan Breen

    This week in “Press Row,” Jordan Breen and BloodyElbow.com's Nate Wilcox discuss the recent trials and tribulations of Ronda Rousey and Vitor Belfort in the press, as well as the surprising media similarities between the two wildly different athletes.

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  • Tuesday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide By: Jeff Sherwood





    Tuesday



    3:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Unleashed
    UFC Middleweights - Fights from the best 185-pound fighters in the world. With Chris Weidman, Luke Rockhold, Yoel Romero and Ronaldo Souza.

    4:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Ultimate Knockouts
    Epic Knockouts from the UFC

    4:30 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Ultimate Insider
    Jedrzejczyk vs. Letourneau / Cejudo / Rockhold

    8:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Main Event
    UFC 139: Rua vs. Henderson - Former champions Dan Henderson and Mauricio Shogun Rua headlined UFC 139 in a five-round war that proved to be one of the greatest fights of all time. Go inside their training and then watch the 2011 instant classic between two MMA legends.

    9:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: The Ultimate Fighter
    Season 22 Episode 5: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: Just Do Something - The pressure of the competition starts to weigh on one of the fighters as Urijah and Conor prepare for the fourth preliminary fight featuring two hungry young competitors. Both teams get a chance to relax during a night out with the coaches.

    10:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: The Ultimate Fighter
    Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: Snake In the Grass - An unorthodox fighter from Team Faber faces one of the top competitors of Team Europe in the fifth preliminary fight of the season. UFC Bantamweight Champion T.J. Dillashaw arrives to help Urijah. When Conor calls him a traitor, all hell breaks loose.

    11:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Reloaded
    UFC 161: Evans vs. Henderson - Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans meets Dan Henderson in what both hope is a quest for title contention. Plus, heavyweights Roy Nelson and Stipe Miocic square off.

    5:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Main Event
    UFC 133: Evans vs. Ortiz/Belfort vs. Akiyama - Former light heavyweight champions Rashad Evans and Tito Ortiz get a rematch of their 2007 bout. In the co-main event. Vitor Belfort vs. Yoshihiro Akiyama. See how the fighters prepared, then watch the action unfold on Main Event: UFC 133.

    6:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC 1 on 1
    Joanna Jedrzejczyk - UFC Strawweight Champion, Joanna Jedrzejczyk, talks about how she became one of the most beloved Champions of the UFC.

    6:00 p.m. ET MavTV: King of the Cage
    Power Surge

    6:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Insider
    Jedrzejczyk vs. Letourneau / Cejudo / Rockhold

    7:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Knockouts
    Epic Knockouts from the UFC

    8:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Reloaded
    UFC 187: Johnson vs. Cormier

    8:00 p.m. ET MavTV: King of the Cage
    Bitter Rivals - Part 1 - KOTC Championship mixed martial arts competition.

    10:00 p.m. ET MavTV: King of the Cage
    Power Surge

    12:00 a.m. ET MavTV: King of the Cage
    Bitter Rivals - Part 1 - KOTC Championship mixed martial arts competition.

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  • Pride Full Fight Video: Watch Dan Henderson & Vitor Belfort’s 1st Meeting from 2006 By: Sherdog.com Staff

    UFC has released full fight video of the first meeting between Dan Henderson and Vitor Belfort, which took place October 21, 2006, at Pride 32 in Las Vegas.

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  • Wednesday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide By: Jeff Sherwood





    Wednesday



    4:00 a.m. ET MavTV: King of the Cage
    Power Surge

    6:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Submissions
    The best submissions by UFC superstars.

    7:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Insider
    Best of Conor McGregor

    7:30 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Main Event
    UFC 126: Silva vs. Belfort - It's a story of friends turned foes as Anderson Silva defends his middleweight title against former teammate Vitor Belfort; examining the bad blood between the two, then their championship showdown from UFC 126.

    9:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: The Ultimate Fighter
    Season 22 Episode 5: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: Just Do Something - The pressure of the competition starts to weigh on one of the fighters as Urijah and Conor prepare for the fourth preliminary fight featuring two hungry young competitors. Both teams get a chance to relax during a night out with the coaches.

    10:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: The Ultimate Fighter
    Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: Snake In the Grass - An unorthodox fighter from Team Faber faces one of the top competitors of Team Europe in the fifth preliminary fight of the season. UFC Bantamweight Champion T.J. Dillashaw arrives to help Urijah. When Conor calls him a traitor, all hell breaks loose.

    11:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Insider
    Best of Conor McGregor

    11:30 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Main Event
    Machida vs. Rockhold - Middleweights Luke Rockhold and Lyoto Machida fight.

    12:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Reloaded
    UFC 186: Johnson vs. Horiguchi - From the Centre, Montreal, Canada.

    3:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Insider
    Best of Conor McGregor

    6:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: The Ultimate Fighter
    Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: Snake In the Grass - An unorthodox fighter from Team Faber faces one of the top competitors of Team Europe in the fifth preliminary fight of the season. UFC Bantamweight Champion T.J. Dillashaw arrives to help Urijah. When Conor calls him a traitor, all hell breaks loose.

    7:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Ultimate Knockouts
    Epic Knockouts from the UFC

    8:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Tonight
    UFC highlights, analysis and interviews.

    9:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: The Ultimate Fighter
    Season 22 Episode 5: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: Just Do Something - The pressure of the competition starts to weigh on one of the fighters as Urijah and Conor prepare for the fourth preliminary fight featuring two hungry young competitors. Both teams get a chance to relax during a night out with the coaches.

    10:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: The Ultimate Fighter
    Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: Snake In the Grass - An unorthodox fighter from Team Faber faces one of the top competitors of Team Europe in the fifth preliminary fight of the season. UFC Bantamweight Champion T.J. Dillashaw arrives to help Urijah. When Conor calls him a traitor, all hell breaks loose.

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  • Tuesday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide By: Jeff Sherwood





    Tuesday



    9:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Unleashed
    UFC Strawweights - Three fights highlighting impressive Jedrzejczyk, Paige VanZant and Michelle Waterson.

    10:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Night
    Edgar vs. Swanson - Frankie Edgar vs. Cub Swanson; Bobby Green vs. Edson Barboza; Brad Pickett vs. Chico Camus; Jared Rosholt vs. Oleksiy Oliynyk; Joseph Benavidez vs. Dustin Ortiz; Matt Wiman vs. Isaac Vallie-Flagg. From the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas.

    1:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: The Ultimate Fighter
    Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: Snake In the Grass - An unorthodox fighter from Team Faber faces one of the top competitors of Team Europe in the fifth preliminary fight of the season. UFC Bantamweight Champion T.J. Dillashaw arrives to help Urijah. When Conor calls him a traitor, all hell breaks loose.

    2:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Unleashed
    UFC Women's Bantamweights

    3:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Flashback
    Barao vs. Dillashaw - One of the most memorable title fights in UFC history.

    3:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Main Event
    UFC 126: Silva vs. Belfort - It's a story of friends turned foes as Anderson Silva defends his middleweight title against former teammate Vitor Belfort; examining the bad blood between the two, then their championship showdown from UFC 126.

    4:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Night
    UFC: Bader vs. Saint Preux – Prelims - From the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine.

    6:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Reloaded
    UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz - Nick Diaz returns to the UFC to face former Welterweight Champion B.J. Penn; Roy Nelson vs. Mirko Cro Cop.

    9:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Unleashed
    UFC Strawweights - Three fights highlighting impressive Jedrzejczyk, Paige VanZant and Michelle Waterson.

    9:00 p.m. ET MavTV: King of the Cage
    Future Legends 30 - Part 2

    10:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Insider
    Best of Conor McGregor

    11:00 p.m. ET MavTV: King of the Cage
    Power Surge

    11:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: King of the Cage
    Power Surge

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  • Thursday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide By: Jeff Sherwood





    Thursday



    3:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Night
    Mendes vs. Lamas - Diego Ferreira vs. Dustin Poirier; Robbie Peralta vs. Clay Guida; Milana Dudieva vs. Julianna Pena; Mitch Clarke vs. Michael Chiesa; Al Iaquinta vs. Jorge Masvidal; Chad Mendes vs. Ricardo Lamas. From Fairfax, Va.

    6:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC 173: Barao vs. Dillashaw - Prelims
    Michael Chiesa vs. Francisco Trinaldo; Tony Ferguson vs. Katsunori Kikuno; Chris Holdsworth vs. Kyung Ho Kang; Al Iaquinta vs. Mitch Clarke. From MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

    8:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Main Event
    UFC 133: Evans vs. Ortiz/Belfort vs. Akiyama - Former light heavyweight champions Rashad Evans and Tito Ortiz get a rematch of their 2007 bout. In the co-main event. Vitor Belfort vs. Yoshihiro Akiyama. See how the fighters prepared, then watch the action unfold on Main Event: UFC 133.

    9:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Unleashed
    UFC Featherweights - Conor McGregor, Chad Mendes, Jose Aldo and Max Holloway.

    10:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Insider
    Behind-the-scenes of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

    10:30 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Training Day
    American Kickboxing Academy

    11:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: Best of WEC
    Fast-Moving Firefights

    12:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Reloaded
    UFC 92: Evans vs. Griffin - Forrest Griffin defends his Light Heavyweight title against Rashad Evans; Minotauro Nogueira fights Frank Mir for the Interim Heavyweight belt.

    3:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: The Ultimate Fighter
    Season 22 Episode 4: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: A Faithless Foe - After a frustrating fight, a coach loses his cool on a fighter in front of the team; Urijah and Conor argue over coaching styles; a member of Team Faber skips practice and the third preliminary match eliminates another fighter from the competition.

    4:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: The Ultimate Fighter
    Season 22 Episode 5: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: Just Do Something - The pressure of the competition starts to weigh on one of the fighters as Urijah and Conor prepare for the fourth preliminary fight featuring two hungry young competitors. Both teams get a chance to relax during a night out with the coaches.

    5:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: The Ultimate Fighter
    Season 22 Episode 4: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: A Faithless Foe - After a frustrating fight, a coach loses his cool on a fighter in front of the team; Urijah and Conor argue over coaching styles; a member of Team Faber skips practice and the third preliminary match eliminates another fighter from the competition.

    6:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: The Ultimate Fighter
    Season 22 Episode 5: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: Just Do Something - The pressure of the competition starts to weigh on one of the fighters as Urijah and Conor prepare for the fourth preliminary fight featuring two hungry young competitors. Both teams get a chance to relax during a night out with the coaches.

    7:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Ultimate Insider
    Behind-the-scenes of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

    8:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Reloaded
    UFC 185: Pettis vs. Dos Anjos - From the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.

    11:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Insider
    Behind-the-scenes of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

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  • Thursday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide By: Jeff Sherwood





    Thursday



    4:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: The Ultimate Fighter
    Season 22 Episode 5: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber

    5:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Tonight
    UFC highlights, analysis and interviews.

    6:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Tonight
    UFC highlights, analysis and interviews.

    7:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony 2015

    8:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC 192: Cormier vs. Gustafsson - Prelims
    Angela Hill vs. Rose Namajunas; Albert Tumenov vs. Alan Jouban; Ali Bagautinov vs. Joseph Benavidez; Daniel Hooker vs. Yair Rodriguez. From the Toyota Center in Houston.

    10:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Reloaded
    UFC 141 Lesnar vs. Overeem - Relive UFC 141, Bock Lesnar versus Alistair Overeem.

    1:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Insider
    Behind-the-scenes of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

    5:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Reloaded
    UFC Rio: Aldo vs. Mendes - The UFC returns to Brazil as Jose Aldo defends his Featherweight title against undefeated Chad Mendes. Plus a battle of strikers as Vitor Belfort battles Anthony Johnson.

    8:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC 1 on 1
    Forrest Griffin - Former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion and winner of The Ultimate Fighter season 1, Forrest Griffin takes us through his life, inside and outside of the Octagon.

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  • Josh Gross Joins Press Row By: Jordan Breen

    This week in “Press Row,” Jordan Breen and veteran MMA journalist Josh Gross discuss Gross' explosive Deadspin.com story regarding Vitor Belfort's past testosterone use, its implications for the UFC, MMA's TRT era and the Belfort-Dan Henderson rubber match.

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