On the exclusive chat, Belfort reveals he wasn’t UFC’s first chouice as an opponent for Anthony’s middleweight debut.
“He’s a strong guy, feared in UFC. Dan Henderson refused to fight him, everybody declined it. He’s a guy who’s hard to match-up in this division, but I accepted it at a glance”, reveals the Brazilian. “I have never feared any man… I thought it was good challenge and I said yes. I showed how I value the fans and the UFC”.
“I fought a guy weighting like 220lbs. I dominated him on the ground, I showed my Jiu-Jitsu, I showed my striking”, celebrates Vitor, cool about the possible critics received regarding the “bad times” he went through for being taken down.
“When I win quickly, people complain it was too quick. When it takes a while longer people also complain… It’s hard to please people, but I had it in my hands. I did what was needed to be done”.
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