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.
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 results: Vitor Belfort head kicks his way into the top middleweight spot after stopping Luke Rockhold in the first round of their main event on Saturday night (May 18, 2013) at Arena Jaragua, in Santa Catarina, Brazil.
MMAmania's Brian Hemminger speaks with UFC on FX 8 preliminary card fighter Mike Rio about fighting outside the US for the first time, preparing himself mentally and why he's representing the charity Autism Speaks in this exclusive interview.
Duane Ludwig has seemingly revitalized Team Alpha Male with his unique brand of coaching. But what's so unique about his methods? Well, if you guessed smoking weed during film study, then you'd be right.
Fantasy mixed martial arts (MMA) matchmaker, UFC 159: "Jones vs. Sonnen" edition, featuring main card winners Jon Jones, Michael Bisping, Roy Nelson, Phil Davis and Pat Healy. Who should each fight next? Slip on a pair of Joe Silva's shoes.
Hector Lombard, UFC welterweight fighter? Maybe a middleweight no more, "Lightning" has set sights on possible move to 170-pound division. He has enlisted the services of nutritionist Mike Dolce to determine if he can make the 15-pound cut.
MMAmania's Brian Hemminger takes a closer look at tomorrow night's UFC on Fuel TV 9 main event between Gegard Mousasi and late injury replacement Ilir Latifi. What's the key to victory for both men? Find out inside.