Photo of Vitor Belfort
Team Xtreme Couture
Age 42
Gender Male
Height 6' 0"
Weight Class Middleweight

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.

Professional Career Statistics

Pro Record 26-14-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 21 years, 7 months, 1 day
Rounds Fought 56.4
Avg. Fights/Year 1.9
Longest Layoff 1 year, 6 months, 14 days
Quickest Turnaround 3 weeks, 1 day

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 17 4 5
Losses 7 2 5
Finish Rate 80.8%
Finished Rate 64.3%
Win by Decision Rate 19.2%
Loss by Decision Rate 35.7%
Win by KO Rate 65.4%
Loss by KO Rate 50.0%
Win by SUB Rate 15.4%
Loss by SUB Rate 14.3%
Win Method
Loss Method

Current Streak

1 Loss

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 00:12
Fastest KO 00:12
Fastest SUB 01:18
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 1.0
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 04:57
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 2.2
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 10:57
Finish Rounds
Finished Rounds

Official Professional Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
Official MMA Fight Results 05/12/2018 L
(26-13-0)
Lyoto Machida
(23-7-0)
MW
(184.0 vs. 186.0)
KO (Kick)
UFC 224: NUNES vs. PENNINGTON
2 1:00
Official MMA Fight Results 06/03/2017 W
(25-13-0)
Nate Marquardt
(35-17-2)
MW
(185.0 vs. 185.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 212: ALDO vs. HOLLOWAY
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 03/11/2017 NC
(25-13-0)
Kelvin Gastelum
(13-2-0)

(185.0 vs. 192.0)
No Contest
UFC FIGHT NIGHT: BELFORT vs. GASTELUM
1 3:52
Official MMA Fight Results 10/08/2016 L
(25-12-0)
Gegard Mousasi
(39-6-2)
MW
(186.0 vs. 185.0)
TKO/RSC
UFC 204: Bisping vs. Henderson
2 2:43
Official MMA Fight Results 05/14/2016 L
(25-11-0)
Jacare Souza
(22-4-0)

(185.0 vs. 186.0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC 198: Werdum VS Miocic
1 4:38
Official MMA Fight Results 11/07/2015 W
(24-11-0)
Dan Henderson
(31-13-0)

(185.0 vs. 186.0)
KO (Strike)
UFC Fight Night 77: Henderson vs Belfort
1 2:07
Official MMA Fight Results 05/23/2015 L
(24-10-0)
Chris Weidman
(12-0-0)
MW
(184.0 vs. 185.0)
TKO/RSC
UFC 187: Johnson vs Cormier
1 2:53
Official MMA Fight Results 11/09/2013 W
(23-10-0)
Dan Henderson
(29-10-0)
LHW
(205.0 vs. 205.0)
KO
UFC FS1 #6
1 1:17
Official MMA Fight Results 05/18/2013 W
(22-10-0)
Luke Rockhold
(10-1-0)
MW
(185.0 vs. 185.0)
KO
UFC on FX 8: Belfort vs. Rockhold
1 2:32
Official MMA Fight Results 01/19/2013 W
(21-10-0)
Michael Bisping
(23-4-0)
MW
(185.0 vs. 185.0)
KO
UFC on FX: Bisping vs. Belfort
2 1:37
Official MMA Fight Results 09/22/2012 L
(21-9-0)
Jon Jones
(16-1-0)
LHW
(204.2 vs. 204.6)
Submission (Keylock)
UFC 152: Jones vs. Belfort
4 0:54
Official MMA Fight Results 01/14/2012 W
(20-9-0)
Anthony Johnson
(10-3-0)
MW
(186.0 vs. 197.0*)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
UFC 142: Aldo vs. Mendes
1 4:49
Official MMA Fight Results 08/06/2011 W
(19-9-0)
Yoshihiro Akiyama
(14-4-0)
MW
(185.0 vs. 185.4)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC 133: Evans vs. Ortiz
1 4:48
Official MMA Fight Results 02/05/2011 L
(19-8-0)
Anderson Silva
(29-4-0)
MW
(185.0 vs. 185.0)
TKO/RSC
UFC 126: Belfort vs. Silva
1 3:25
Official MMA Fight Results 09/19/2009 W
(18-8-0)
Rich Franklin
(26-4-0)
LHW
(196.0 vs. 195.0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC 103: Franklin vs. Belfort
1 3:02
Official MMA Fight Results 01/24/2009 W
(17-8-0)
Matt Lindland
(21-5-0)
MW
(184.0 vs. 186.0)
KO (Strike)
Affliction 2: Day of Reckoning
1 0:37
Official MMA Fight Results 07/19/2008 W
(16-8-0)
Terry Martin
(17-4-0)
MW
(185.0 vs. 185.5)
KO (Strike)
Affliction: Banned
2 3:12
NSF 09/22/2007 W
(15-8-0)
James Zikic
(15-4-2)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Cage Rage (England) 23: Unbelievable
3 0:00
NSF 04/21/2007 W
(14-8-0)
Ivan Serati
(5-0-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Cage Rage (England) 21: Judgment Day
1 3:47
Official MMA Fight Results 10/21/2006 L
(14-7-0)
Dan Henderson
(20-5-0)
LHW
(205.0 vs. 196.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Pride 32: The Real Deal
3 5:00
NSF 07/01/2006 W
(13-7-0)
Yoshiki Takahashi
(28-19-3)
KO
Pride: Critical Countdown Absolute 2006
1 0:36
Official MMA Fight Results 06/09/2006 L
(13-6-0)
Alistair Overeem
(23-7-0)
HW
(209.0 vs. 210.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Strikeforce 2: Revenge
5 5:00
NSF 12/03/2005 W
(12-6-0)
Antony Rea
(10-4-0)
KO
Cage Rage (England) 14
2 1:13
NSF 04/23/2005 L
(12-5-0)
Alistair Overeem
(19-5-0)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Pride: Total Elimination 2005
1 9:36
Official MMA Fight Results 02/05/2005 L
(12-4-0)
Tito Ortiz
(11-4-0)
LHW
(205.0 vs. 204.5)
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC 51: Super Saturday
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 08/21/2004 L
(12-3-0)
Randy Couture
(12-6-0)
LHW
(205.0 vs. 204.0)
TKO/RSC (Doctor Stoppage from a Cut)
UFC 49: Unfinished Business
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 01/31/2004 W
(11-3-0)
Randy Couture
(12-5-0)
LHW
(205.0 vs. 204.0)
TKO/RSC (Doctor Stoppage from a Cut)
UFC 46: Super Natural
1 0:49
Official MMA Fight Results 06/06/2003 W
(10-3-0)
Marvin Eastman
(5-2-0)
LHW
(203.0 vs. 203.0)
TKO/RSC
UFC 43: Meltdown
1 1:10
Official MMA Fight Results 06/22/2002 L
(10-2-0)
Chuck Liddell
(10-1-0)
LHW
(205.0 vs. 204.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 37.5: As Real As It Gets
3 5:00
NSF 05/27/2001 W
(9-2-0)
Heath Herring
(19-5-0)
Decision
Pride 14: Clash of the Titans
3 5:00
NSF 03/25/2001 W
(8-2-0)
Bobby Southworth
(3-1-0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Pride 13: Collision Course
1 4:09
NSF 08/27/2000 W
(7-2-0)
Daijiro Matsui
(1-4-2)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Pride 10: Return of the Warriors
2 10:00
NSF 06/04/2000 W
(6-2-0)
Gilbert Yvel
(21-4-0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Pride 9: New Blood
2 10:00
NSF 04/29/1999 L
(6-1-0)
Kazushi Sakuraba
(3-1-1)
Decision
Pride 5
2 10:00
NSF 10/16/1998 W
(5-1-0)
Wanderlei Silva
(5-1-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC: Ultimate Brazil
1 0:44
NSF 12/21/1997 W
(4-1-0)
Joe Charles
(5-8-0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
UFC: Ultimate Japan 1
1 4:04
NSF 10/17/1997 L
(4-0-0)
Randy Couture
(2-0-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC 15: Collision Course
1 8:17
NSF 05/30/1997 W
(3-0-0)
Tank Abbott
(6-4-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Punches)
UFC 13: The Ultimate Force
1 0:53
NSF 02/07/1997 W
(1-0-0)
Tra Telligman
(3-0-0)
Submission (Verbal Submission from Strikes)
UFC 12: Judgement Day
1 1:18
NSF 02/07/1997 W
(1-0-0)
Scott Ferrozzo
(3-1-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Punches)
UFC 12: Judgement Day
1 0:52
NSF 10/11/1996 W
(0-0-0)
John Hess
(1-0-0)
KO (Punches)
Superbrawl 2
1 0:12
* Bouts marked with an 'Official' logo denote results which have been verified by an ABC-recognized athletic commission
* Bouts marked with an (*) are considered exhibition bouts and do not count towards the fighter's record
* Weights marked with an (*) denote those over the limit for the weight class