It’s not so much that Johnson was on Belfort’s level when they met making the performance impressive but rather the shenanigans leading up to the action unfolding. Johnson struggled to make weight and ultimately failed, leaving Belfort in an uncomfortable position. He ultimately agreed to the tilt and it turned out to be a good decision, as Belfort dominated Johnson and submitted him before the opening round had expired.
36-year old icon Vitor Belfort has been blasting opponents into orbit for more than fifteen years. The heavy-handed Brazilian’s latest example of sublime striking came this weekend at UFC Fight Night 32 where Belfort accomplished the previously unthinkable by stopping Dan Henderson with strikes. So where did the victory over “Hendo” stack up on Belfort’s all-time list of wins? (Photos by USA Today Sports Images)
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