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"The Phenom"

Vitor Belfort

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Win Rate
63 %
Finish Rate
81 %
Decision Win %
50 %

Vitor Belfort

Age
44
Height
6' 0 (183 cm)
Reach
74 in. (6' 2/188 cm)
Ape-Index
1.027
Stance
Southpaw
Nationality
Brazil
Main Division
Middleweight
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Coach
Carlson Gracie
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Rank
black_belt
Biography
Born and raised in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, Belfort began training in boxing at the age of 12 under Claudio Coelho. Belfort later studied Brazilian jiu-jitsu with Carlson Gracie, who gave him his black belt. Gracie scouted Belfort at the Brazilian National Jiu-Jitsu Championships, where he won the Absolute and Heavyweight titles for blue belts under age 18. Belfort, 17 at the time, was invited to compete at Gracie's gym, where he trained with the likes of Murilo Bustamante, Ricardo Loborio, Ricardo De La Riva, Mario Sperry, and Wallid Ismail.
Fighter Trivia
The group allegedly buried her body in the woods in Rio de Janeiro where police conducted searches, but her remains have never been found. Belfort believes the most important key to his success and longevity in the sport is that he is happy with what he does. Belfort also appeared in a testimonial video on I Am Second, in which he shares his story of his faith in Jesus Christ.

Awards & Accolades

  • UFC: UFC Light Heavyweight Championship (One time)
  • UFC: UFC 12 Heavyweight Tournament Championship
  • UFC: Knockout of the Night (Five times)
  • UFC: Performance of the Night (One time)
  • UFC: Most knockouts in UFC history (12)
  • UFC: Most first round finishes in UFC history (13)
  • UFC: Youngest UFC tournament winner (19 years, 313 days)
  • Cage Rage Championships: Cage Rage World Light heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • World MMA Awards: 2013 Knockout of the Year vs. Luke Rockhold
  • Sherdog: 2013 All-Violence First Team
  • ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championship: ADCC 2001 Absolute division – Bronze medal

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