Belfort and Silva have a rivalry dating back more than a decade. Though they aren’t likely to ever face off again, their meeting in 1998 is highly memorable based on the viciousness involved. The two countrymen immediately collided in the cage with Belfort getting the better of Silva, catching him with a stiff cross sending “The Axe Murderer” down and out.
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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