UFC

Vitor Belfort pre-fight interview

FOX Sports Jordan Newmark
Share This Story

   
 

In 2013, “The Phenom” Vitor Belfort has scored back-to-back head-kick Knockout of the Night bonuses in his native Brazil. On the eve of his third main event bout this year in his home country, Belfort talks with FOX Sports’ Heidi Androl about how he judges his evolution as a fighter and what’s in store for his rematch with Dan Henderson.

“I believe everyday is a winning day and it’s a process,” states Belfort. “That’s what I live for. Better husband, better father, better athlete, better businessman. That’s how I roll my life.”

Since returning to the UFC in 2009, Belfort is 5-2 inside the Octagon with all wins by stoppage (4 KO/TKOs, 1 sub) and his two losses were in battles for belts (middleweight and light-heavyweight). As Belfort prepares to continue his quest for another title shot while avenging his 2006 decision loss to Henderson, “The Phenom” tells how his goal is to simply have a good performance - the rest isn’t up to him.

“He comes forward, he likes to fight, he likes to scramble,” explains Belfort. “It’s going to be interesting. I just got to keep alert and do my thing, do my best. That’s all I want to live is my best in the Octagon and that’s what I can promise you guys. I’m going to do my best and the result is in God’s hands.”

Related Stories

Member Comments

Please note by clicking on "Post comment" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Use and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be Polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator.

powered by



UFC Videos

Countdown to Fight Night Dublin: Nelson vs Cummings Posted: Jul 15, 2014
Follow the camps of undefeated welterweight Gunnar Nelson and Zak Cummings as th...

Jim Miller joins UFC Tonight Posted: Jul 10, 2014
Jim Miller talks about what a win over Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone would do for his ...

BJ Penn: 'I shouldn't have come back' Posted: Jul 07, 2014
BJ Penn says he shouldn't have been in the ring after losing to Frankie Edgar.

More Than Sports on MSN

Fox Sports Store