The black belt in Bjj, judo and former Ufc Hw and light-Hw champion Vitor Belfort (he is 39 years old, 14 years older than Gastelum) entered this fight with a professional mma record of 25-13-0 (84% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.9 middleweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Michael Bisping) but he lost three out of his last four bouts, against Chris Weidman in 2015 (=Weidman vs Belfort), with Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza (=Belfort vs Jacare) and Gegard Mousasi in 2016 (=Mousasi vs Belfort). After losing to Weidman ‘The Phenom’ had won against Dan Henderson (=Belfort vs Henderson 3).
His opponent, the Tuf 17 winner Kelvin Gastelum, has an official record of 13-2-0 (69% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.10 in the same weight class. He lost to Neil Magny last year (via split decision, Magny vs Gastelum) but then he has won over Johny Hendricks (=Hendricks vs Gastelum) and Tim Kennedy (=Gastelum vs Kennedy). Kelvin Gastelum vs Vitor Belfort is the main event of UFC Fight Night 106. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 106: Belfort vs Gastelum
Where: Centro de Formacao Olímpica do Nordeste, Fortaleza, Brazil
Division: middleweight (185 lbs, 84 kg)
UFC Fight Night 106 fight card (main fights):
Vitor Belfort vs Kelvin Gastelum
Mauricio Shogun Rua vs Gian Villante
Edson Barboza vs Beneil Dariush
Jussier Formiga da Silva vs Ray Borg
Tim Means vs Alex Oliveira 2
Francisco Trinaldo vs Kevin Lee
Belfort’s previous fight: Gegard Mousasi vs Vitor Belfort
Gastelum’s previous fight: Kelvin Gastelum vs Tim Kennedy
Belfort’s next fight: Vitor Belfort vs Nate Marquardt
Gastelum’s next fight: Chris Weidman vs Kelvin Gastelum
Belfort vs Gastelum Fight Video:
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