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Lyoto Machida Calls For Michael Bisping In Retirement Fight

NEWARK, NJ - APRIL 18: Lyoto Machida of Brazil looks on against Luke Rockhold in their middleweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at Prudential Center on April 18, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

UFC 224 winner Lyoto Machida has called for a shot at the former-middleweight champion Michael Bisping as the Englishman edges towards his retirement. Lyoto Machida finished his battle with the legendary Vitor Belfort at last weekend’s UFC 224 with one of the most brutal knockouts we’ve seen in some time. A near-duplicate of the former-champ Anderson Silva’s own iconic KO …

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UFC 224’s Main-Card Gets An Electric New Promo-Vid

UFC 224 takes place on May 12 and features a host of fine talent from top-to-bottom including Amanda Nunes, Raquel Pennington, Vitor Belfort and more. I think it’s fair to say that this month’s UFC 224 has been slept on to a certain extent by those not completely engrossed in the sport of MMA and to be honest, it’s not …

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Vitor Belfort Believes Floyd Mayweather Would Be Beaten By A 14-Year-Old MMA Fighter

The former UFC champion Vitor Belfort believes that Floyd Mayweather would be at a massive disadvantage in MMA, even against small children. Floyd Mayweather has had his name in the news pretty consistently since his August retirement fight against Conor McGregor. The worlds of MMA and boxing collided over the course of the bout’s buildup and fallout but in the …

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Uriah Hall Makes Genuinely Frightening Statement About His UFC St. Louis Pull-Out

Uriah Hall has made his first public statement following his recent withdrawal from his UFC St. Louis matchup with the legendary Vitor Belfort. The controversial practice of weight-cutting is an aspect of the fight business – particularly in mixed martial arts – that many assumed would have been clamped down on to a greater extent in recent times considering the …

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Vitor Belfort Responds After Michael Bisping Turns Down Retirement Fight-Offer

Vitor Belfort has responded to his former foe Michael Bisping following the Englishman’s apparent rejection of his offer for a retirement fight. One of the more unfortunate stories to emerge in recent times came about as the former-Ultimate Fighter finalist Uriah Hall was forced out of his scheduled matchup with Vitor Belfort after failing to make it to the scales …

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Video: Vitor Belfort’s Emotional Reaction To Cancellation Of Retirement Bout Is Genuinely Tough To Watch

Vitor Belfort hit the scales yesterday at 186lbs, the middleweight limit for non-title fights, and he was ready to write the conclusive chapter of his 21-plus-year professional MMA story tonight in St. Louis. As Belfort was stepping down from the scales, however, another story was unfolding elsewhere. It was immediately apparent after the close of the weigh-ins that Belfort’s fight …

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Horrors Of Uriah Hall’s Failed Weight Cut Results In Strong Reaction From MMA Community

After the news emerged that Uriah Hall endured a rather horrific failed weight cut on Saturday, the fans rightfully expressed their outrage at the current system. It was reported that UFC St. Louis’ co-main event headliner Uriah Hall would be forced out of his middleweight match-up with Vitor Belfort following his failure to make it to the scales at the …

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The MMA Community Have A Potentially Amazing New Retirement Fight In Mind For Vitor Belfort

The MMA community, as they so often do, came through with a potentially amazing silver lining to Vitor Belfort’s retirement fight being canceled this weekend. Today saw the emergence of the unfortunate news that the middleweight matchup between Uriah Hall and Vitor Belfort is to be scrapped from this weekend’s UFC St. Louis following Hall’s inability to make it to …

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Fighter Of The Week: Chris Weidman

In this edition of Pundit Arena’s ‘Fighter Of The Week’ we’re going to take an in-depth look at this weekend’s UFC 210 co-main event headliner, Chris “the All-American” Weidman. Chris Weidman’s legacy as a mixed martial artist may already be set in stone as a result of his pair of wins over the legend and long-time middleweight champion Anderson Silva. but despite …

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Watch: Michael Bisping’s Idea For Vitor Belfort’s Retirement Fight Is Absolutely Hilarious

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping is a man known just as much for his colourful personality as he is for his achievements inside the octagon and now, during a recent podcast appearance, he spoke briefly on the career of the Phenom, Vitor Belfort. Michael Bisping fancies himself as a bit of a ‘legend-killer’ these days having seen off both Dan …

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