23 Jul Vitor Belfort Has Been Granted A Licence – Fight With Weidman Is On
Here is a log of todays proceedings with Vitor meeting the NSAC…
1:40 pm: Belfort reads prepared statement about how cooperative he is and his drug tests.
1:42 pm: Belfort downplays 2006 steroid bust, feigns ignorance.
1:43 pm: Belfort says he won’t fight any earlier than December, welcomes drug tests.
1:45 pm: Weepy Belfort says he won’t fight anywhere else (including Brazil) until he can first fight in Las Vegas.
1:50 pm: NSAC wants Vitor to pay for any drug tests that come from his licensing.
1:55 pm: NSAC threatens to test Belfort until the day he retires, both urine and blood.
2:00 pm: NSAC wants ability to test Belfort no matter where he is scheduled to compete, Brazil, Florida, etc.
2:02 pm: Belfort granted conditional license to fight Chris Weidman at UFC 181 in Las Vegas.
Very exciting news, Chris Weidman is undefeated and coming off beating two of the renowned toughest Brazilians on the planet; in Anderson Silva and Lyoto Machida. Vitor Belfort has been tearing through the middleweight divsion and is on a 3 fight win streak all via headkick ko since his failed title shot against Jon Jones.
Who are you picking?
Weidman vs Belfort has just been announced for December 6th at Mandalay Bay.