Pro Record: 24-10-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Team: Xtreme Couture
Age: 37
Sex: Male
Height: 6 Feet. 0 Inch(es).
Weight: 185 lbs.
Out of: Las Vegas, CA
Born: Rio De Janeiro
Vitor Belfort is a Brazilian mixed martial artist with a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Belfort is the former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion. He won the Cage Rage Light Heavyweight Championship on December 22, 2007. He also has fought in PRIDE and Affliction. He currently trains out of Xtreme Couture and is now fighting in the middleweight division.

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Vitor Belfort's Professional Record

Date Result Opponent Event Method Round Time
11/09/2013 Win Dan Henderson UFC FS1 #6 KO 1 1:17
05/18/2013 Win Luke Rockhold UFC on FX 8: Belfort vs. Rockhold KO 1 2:32
01/19/2013 Win Michael Bisping UFC on FX: Bisping vs. Belfort KO 2 1:37
09/22/2012 Loss Jon Jones UFC 152: Jones vs. Belfort Submission Keylock 4 0:54 Title Fight
01/14/2012 Win Anthony Johnson UFC 142: Aldo vs. Mendes Submission Rear Naked Choke 1 4:49
08/06/2011 Win Yoshihiro Akiyama UFC 133: Evans vs. Ortiz TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 1 4:48
02/05/2011 Loss Anderson Silva UFC 126: Belfort vs. Silva TKO/RSC 1 3:25 Title Fight
09/19/2009 Win Rich Franklin UFC 103: Franklin vs. Belfort TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 1 3:02
01/24/2009 Win Matt Lindland Affliction 2: Day of Reckoning KO Strike 1 0:37
07/19/2008 Win Terry Martin Affliction: Banned KO Strike 2 3:12
NSF 09/22/2007 Win James Zikic Cage Rage (England) 23: Unbelievable Decision Unanimous Decision 3
NSF 04/21/2007 Win Ivan Serati Cage Rage (England) 21: Judgment Day TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 1 3:47
10/21/2006 Loss Dan Henderson Pride 32: The Real Deal Decision Unanimous Decision 3
NSF 07/01/2006 Win Yoshiki Takahashi Pride: Critical Countdown Absolute 2006 KO 1
06/09/2006 Loss Alistair Overeem Strikeforce 2: Revenge Decision Unanimous Decision 5
NSF 12/03/2005 Win Antony Rea Cage Rage (England) 14 KO 2 1:13
NSF 04/23/2005 Loss Alistair Overeem Pride: Total Elimination 2005 Submission Guillotine Choke 1 9:36
02/05/2005 Loss Tito Ortiz UFC 51: Super Saturday Decision Split Decision 3
08/21/2004 Loss Randy Couture UFC 49: Unfinished Business TKO/RSC Doctor Stoppage from a Cut 3 5:00 Title Fight
01/31/2004 Win Randy Couture UFC 46: Super Natural TKO/RSC Doctor Stoppage from a Cut 1 Title Fight
06/06/2003 Win Marvin Eastman UFC 43: Meltdown TKO/RSC 1 1:10
06/22/2002 Loss Chuck Liddell UFC 37.5: As Real As It Gets Decision Unanimous Decision 3
NSF 05/27/2001 Win Heath Herring Pride 14: Clash of the Titans Decision 3
NSF 03/25/2001 Win Bobby Southworth Pride 13: Collision Course Submission Rear Naked Choke 1 4:09
NSF 08/27/2000 Win Daijiro Matsui Pride 10: Return of the Warriors Decision Unanimous Decision 2
NSF 06/04/2000 Win Gilbert Yvel Pride 9: New Blood Decision Unanimous Decision 2
NSF 04/29/1999 Loss Kazushi Sakuraba Pride 5 Decision 2
NSF 10/16/1998 Win Wanderlei Silva UFC: Ultimate Brazil TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 1 0:44
NSF 12/21/1997 Win Joe Charles UFC: Ultimate Japan 1 Submission Arm Bar 1 4:04
NSF 10/17/1997 Loss Randy Couture UFC 15: Collision Course TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 1 8:17
NSF 05/30/1997 Win Tank Abbott UFC 13: The Ultimate Force TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Punches 1 0:53
NSF 02/07/1997 Win Tra Telligman UFC 12: Judgement Day Submission Verbal Submission from Strikes 1 1:18
NSF 02/07/1997 Win Scott Ferrozzo UFC 12: Judgement Day TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Punches 1 0:52
NSF 10/11/1996 Win John Hess Superbrawl 2 KO Punches 1 0:12
: Bout results verified by an official State, Tribal, Provincial, or Municipal Commission.
NSF: Non Sanctioned Fight
* : For a variety of reasons, including weight disparity and the demands of entertainment, Exhibition Bouts are held, in which the contest is unscripted and hard fought, but the results do not count on a fighter's Official Record.
NC: Fight Declared No Contest


Fighter Bio

Career

Vitor Vieira Belfort (born April 1, 1978 in Rio de Janeiro) is a Brazilian mixed martial artist, who has fought both in Japan and the United States. The majority of his bouts have taken place in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and he is a former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion. Belfort studied in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu with the Gracie family, namely Carlson Gracie. He received a black belt under Carlson.