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WHO IS VICTOR BELFORT?

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Boxing fans are very familiar who Oscar De la Hoya and how he is a legend. However, only sports fans knew how Victor Belfort, his upcoming opponent, is a legend too.

Let’s get to this Belfort more in this video.

Vítor Vieira Belfort is a Brazilian mixed martial artist who competes in the Heavyweight and Middleweight divisions. Belfort previously competed for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), where he fought in the Heavyweight, Light Heavyweight, and Middleweight divisions.

He is the UFC 12 Heavyweight Tournament Champion and the former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion and Cage Rage World Light Heavyweight Champion.

Known for his explosive knockout power, Belfort is tied for third for the most finishes in UFC history with 14. Belfort has also competed for MMA promotions Pride FC, Strikeforce, Affliction, and Cage Rage.

At the age of 19, Belfort came to the United States to compete. In his first sanctioned mixed martial arts match, an event called Superbrawl in Hawaii, his opponent was Jon Hess, whom the young Brazilian defeated in 12 seconds by knockout. Despite Hess having a seven-inch height advantage and a more than 100-pound weight advantage over Belfort.

Soon after, he moved on to compete in the UFC, where he has given the nickname The Phenom. He beat two fighters in his debut event in the UFC, winning the UFC 12 Heavyweight Tournament. At age 19, Belfort became the youngest fighter to score a victory inside the octagon. Belfort\’s next match saw him score a technical knockout (TKO) against the UFC 6 runner-up Tank Abbott in a non-tournament fight, knocking Abbott down and finishing him with a ground and pound attack.

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‘Underdog’ Marlon Tapales leaks aggressive plans vs Inoue

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Despite a 51% knockout ratio (KO) of Marlon Tapales, the underdog pinoy champion eyes an aggressive game plan vs Naoya Inoue on December 26, 2023 in Japan.

The Japanese monster has a 92% KO power but the sparring partner of Tapales revealed how the underdog pinoy became relentless.

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Anthony Joshua sees Usyk victory vs Fury next year

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Ukrainian Heavyweight champ Oleksandr Usyk is set to end Tyson Fury’s reign on February 14, 2024, in Saudi Arabia for an undisputed world title fight.

Fury and Usyk will unify World Boxing Council (WBC), World Boxing Association (WBA), World Boxing Organization (WBO) and International Boxing Federation (IBF) heavyweight world titles.

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Wilder, Anthony Joshua ‘Day of Reckoning’ for 2024 clash

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Tyson Fury sticks to decision on boxing retirement

Deontay Wilder and Anthony Joshua tune up fights vs Wallin and Parker in Kingdom Arena in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia prepare them for their super megafight next year.

This is part of the Day of reckoning fights on December 23, 2023 as follows: Anthony Joshua vs. Otto Wallin; Deontay Wilder vs. Joseph Parker ; Daniel Dubois vs. Jarrell Miller ; Dmitry Bivol vs. Lyndon Arthur ; Jai Opetaia vs. Ellis Zorro ; Frank Sanchez vs. Junior Fa ; Filip Hrgovic vs. Mark De Mori ; Arslanbek Makhmudov vs. Agit Kabayel

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