UFC on FX 8: Belfort vs. Rockhold 4/18 in Brazil


Vitor Belfort's Brazilian tour continues when he meets final Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold in the city of Jaragua do Sul.

UFC on FX 8 is set for May 18 at Arena Jaragua, which is located in the Brazilian state of Santa Catarina. The main card airs on FX following prelims on FUEL TV and Facebook.

The bout could have title implications for the middleweight division, which was thrown out of whack when Belfort knocked out Michael Bisping at this past month's UFC on FX 7 event. With a win, Bisping had been guaranteed a title shot with middleweight champ Anderson Silva.

Rockhold makes his octagon debut on the strength of a nine-fight win streak, which included two defenses of the Strikeforce middleweight title he took from Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza.

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fapout site profile image  

2/14/13 11:41 PM by fapout

Idon't think that it has anything to do with TRT...they're using Vitor to sell tickets in Brazil just like they've been doing with GSP fighting in Canada ( last 3 years )

DoomFarmer site profile image  

2/14/13 8:13 PM by DoomFarmer

Vitor and easily.

yellow c0ckahlc site profile image  

2/14/13 8:02 PM by yellow c0ckahlc

That isn't happening. Rockhold's putting an ened to ViTRTor.

XcessiveZ site profile image  

2/14/13 8:00 PM by XcessiveZ

War Vitor.He will KO Rockhold and get his rematch with Silva.If he gets the finish, it will be 4 in a row @ MW.

Forssberg site profile image  

2/14/13 7:24 PM by Forssberg

Futsal, ie indoor soccer

cheesesteak site profile image  

2/14/13 5:56 PM by cheesesteak

Punk rock Vitor fights almost every months. Tank cheeziz!

LOAN VIPER site profile image  

2/14/13 5:20 PM by LOAN VIPER

Punk rock vĂ­tor is giving kayo the Strikeforce boy guarantee that

Ephialtes site profile image  

2/14/13 5:15 PM by Ephialtes

Another fight out of the U.S.Vitor's last 3 fights were all out of the U.S. I wonder if that has something to do with him getting approved to use TRT in the states, especially in Las Vegas.

Morgz site profile image  

2/14/13 5:07 PM by Morgz

Is this a team handball court (or whatever the proper term for the playing field is)? They don't seem to play it much here in a America, but I got to watch it live at the '96 Olympics and man that was a fun looking (and rough) team sport.  

Bipolar site profile image  

2/14/13 4:51 PM by Bipolar

MW division is suddenly looking pretty solid. These new additions - Lombard, Rockhold, Jacare, along with a revitalized Vitor, man, there are some great matches ahead.