UFC President Dana White says he's already got Ronaldo Souza vs. Yushin Okami paired off for what will likely be a middleweight number one contender's bout at an upcoming UFC event, date and venue to be determined.
Check out the latest rankings for the 185-pound division both in Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and mixed martial arts (MMA) overall. Some big changes to this month's list following UFC on FX 8, which featured four top 10 middleweight fighters.
Luke Rockhold -- among all of last Saturday night's losers in Brazil -- is likely suffering from the worst post-fight hangover after his battle against Vitor Belfort at UFC on FX 8, which took place on May 18, 2013 at Arena Jaragua in Santa Catarina.
Wrapping up the UFC on FX 8: "Belfort vs. Rockhold" event that took place on Sat., May 18, 2013, at the Arena Jaragua in Jaragua do Sul, Brazil, featuring Vitor Belfort vs. Luke Rockhold and much, much more.
Fantasy mixed martial arts (MMA) matchmaker, UFC on FX 8: "Belfort vs. Rockhold" edition, featuring main card winners Belfort, Souza, dos Anjos and Natal. Who should each fight next? Slip on a pair of Joe Silva's shoes.
Vitor Belfort should have earned a middleweight title shot based on his first-round knockout win over former Strikeforce champ Luke Rockhold, while another Strikeforce alum, Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza, added his name to the top contender list Saturday.
Ronaldo 'Jacare' Souza had about as impressive a UFC debut as a fighter can ask for and while he wants to face the best middleweights out there, he isn't sure he's ready to fight Vitor Belfort just yet.
Vitor Belfort was victorious once against in his home country of Brazil by defeating Luke Rockhold the main event of UFC on FX 8 on Saturday (May 18, 2013). After a successful performance we ask; what's next for "The Phenom"?
UFC on FX 8 in Brazil was a high-paced night of action. Vitor Belfort was the biggest winner with his knockout of Luke Rockhold, while Rockhold was the biggest loser of the night for his loss highlight reel defeat. Find out why inside!
Vitor Belfort vs. Luke Rockhold UFC on FX 8 results recap from last night (Sat., May 18, 2013) online from Arena Jaragua in Santa Catarina, Brazil, including winners and losers, as well as video coverage of spinning heel kick knockout in main event.
Former UFC light heavyweight champion Vitor Belfort earned an extra $50,000 with his spectacular spinning heel kick that floored the former Strikeforce middleweight champion and garnered Belfort a first-round stoppage victory.