Vitor
Belfort
24-10-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 33 fights.
Record: 24-10-0
Summary: Boxing, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, Explosive striking

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Phenom
From: Rio De Janeiro Brazil
Fights Out Of: Las Vegas, NV USA
Age: 37
Height: 6' 0" ( 182 cm )
Weight: 185 lb ( 84 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
415
49% Successful
202
Types of Successful Strikes
0
202
36% Standing
22%
42% Ground
73
44
85
Striking Defense
49
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
8
75% Successful
6
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
8
10
1
Takedown Defense
66
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
UPCOMING
Chris Weidman
UFC 184: Weidman vs. Belfort
Feb 28, 2015
-- -- -- -- --
Vitor Belfort -- -- -- --
Win
Vitor Belfort Nov 9, 2013
12 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Dan Henderson 1 0 0 0
Win
Vitor Belfort May 18, 2013
9 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Luke Rockhold 6 0 0 0
Win
Vitor Belfort Jan 19, 2013
18 0 0 0 R2 KO/TKO
Michael Bisping 14 0 0 0
Jon Jones Sep 22, 2012
65 1 1 3 R4 Submission
Vitor Belfort 16 0 1 0
Win
Vitor Belfort Jan 14, 2012
14 0 1 1 R1 Submission
Anthony Johnson 4 2 0 0
Win
Vitor Belfort Aug 6, 2011
12 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Yoshihiro Akiyama 1 0 0 0
Anderson Silva Feb 5, 2011
6 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Vitor Belfort 6 0 0 0
Win
Vitor Belfort Sep 19, 2009
9 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Rich Franklin 4 0 0 0
Win
Vitor Belfort
Affliction - Day of Reckoning
Jan 24, 2009
6 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Matt Lindland 1 0 0 0
Win
Vitor Belfort
Affliction - Banned
Jul 19, 2008
21 0 0 0 R2 KO/TKO
Terry Martin 5 1 0 0
Win
Vitor Belfort
Cage Rage 23: Unbelievable
Sep 22, 2007
18 3 0 12 R3 Decision - Unanimous
James Zikic 15 1 0 0
Win
Vitor Belfort
Cage Rage 21: Judgement Day
Apr 21, 2007
17 1 0 2 R1 KO/TKO
Ivan Serati 2 0 0 0
Loss
Dan Henderson
PRIDE 32: The Real Deal
Oct 21, 2006
39 5 1 5 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Vitor Belfort 10 1 1 1
Win
Vitor Belfort
PRIDE Critical Countdown Absolute
Jul 1, 2006
2 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Yoshiki Takahashi 4 0 0 0
Loss
Alistair Overeem
Strikeforce - Revenge
Jun 9, 2006
35 1 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Vitor Belfort 21 1 0 2
Loss
Alistair Overeem
PRIDE Total Elimination 2005
Apr 23, 2005
26 2 1 0 R1 Submission
Vitor Belfort 11 1 1 0
Loss
Tito Ortiz Feb 5, 2005
27 4 0 3 R3 Decision - Split
Vitor Belfort 19 0 1 1
Randy Couture Aug 21, 2004
50 2 0 1 R3 TKO - Doctor's Stoppage
Vitor Belfort 3 0 2 0
Vitor Belfort Jan 31, 2004
1 0 0 0 R1 TKO - Doctor's Stoppage
Randy Couture 1 0 0 0
Win
Vitor Belfort Jun 6, 2003
9 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Marvin Eastman 1 0 0 0
Loss
Chuck Liddell Jun 22, 2002
43 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Vitor Belfort 20 3 0 2
Win
Vitor Belfort
PRIDE 14: Clash of the Titans
May 27, 2001
8 3 1 2 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Heath Herring 33 3 1 2
Win
Vitor Belfort
PRIDE 13: Collision Course
Mar 25, 2001
4 2 1 0 R1 Submission
Bobby Southworth 1 0 0 0
Win
Vitor Belfort
PRIDE 10: Return of the Warriors
Aug 27, 2000
47 1 0 1 R2 Decision
Daijiro Matsui 0 0 0 0
Win
Vitor Belfort
PRIDE 9: New Blood
Jun 4, 2000
18 4 0 4 R2 Decision - Unanimous
Gilbert Yvel 2 0 0 0
Loss
Kazushi Sakuraba
PRIDE 5
Apr 29, 1999
53 1 0 0 R2 Decision - Unanimous
Vitor Belfort 9 1 0 0
Win
Vitor Belfort Oct 16, 1998
7 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Wanderlei Silva 1 0 0 0
Win
Vitor Belfort
UFC - Ultimate Japan
Dec 21, 1997
0 2 3 5 R1 Submission
Joe Charles 1 0 0 0
Loss
Randy Couture Oct 17, 1997
34 1 1 2 R1 KO/TKO
Vitor Belfort 6 0 0 0
Win
Vitor Belfort May 30, 1997
15 1 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Tank Abbott 2 0 0 0
Vitor Belfort Feb 7, 1997
9 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Scott Ferrozzo 0 0 0 0
Win
Vitor Belfort Feb 7, 1997
17 0 0 1 R1 Submission
Tra Telligman 1 0 0 0

Biography

TRAINING: Three hours in the morning and three hours at night, boxing, Muay Thai, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, wrestling, pads, cardio, strength, sparring, positions......

When and why did you start training for fighting? I just liked the sport. It is challenging and I like to be challenged.

What ranks and titles have you held? Former UFC light heavyweight champion, UFC heavyweight tournament champion, UFC superfight champion, been ranked top 10 in light heavyweight and middleweight divisions.

Do you have any heroes? Jesus

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s an honor. This is where I started and Dana and the Fertittas have done nothing but the best with this organization.....I want to finish my career where I started it...

Did you go to college, and if so what degree did you earn? No

What was your job before you started fighting? Fighting has always been my job

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Brazilian jiu-jitsu champion

Specific accomplishments in pro competition?
1-0 in pro boxing

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu

Career

Trained With

Randy Couture
Randy Couture
19-11-0
( W-L-D )
Mike Pyle
Mike Pyle
26-10-1
( W-L-D )

Key Opponents

Wanderlei Silva
Wanderlei Silva
35-12-1, 1NC
( W-L-D )
Yoshihiro Akiyama
Yoshihiro Akiyama
14-5-0, 2NC
( W-L-D )

Key Fights

Result
Opponent
Event
Replay
Win
Rich Franklin UFC® 103 FRANKLIN vs BELFORT
Win
Rich Franklin UFC® 103 FRANKLIN vs BELFORT

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