•   
  •   
  •   

Sport Vitor Belfort is looking swole before his ONE Championship debut

23:45  30 june  2020
23:45  30 june  2020 Source:   mmajunkie.com

Amanda Ribas: Paige VanZant fight a chance 'to test myself' at higher weight class

  Amanda Ribas: Paige VanZant fight a chance 'to test myself' at higher weight class isn't sure why the UFC offered her to fight at flyweight. Ribas, who's currently ranked in the top 15 of the strawweight division, has competed at 115 pounds for the majority of her car eer. So when she was offered to face VanZant at 125, Ribas was a little confused but certainly didn’t shy away from the challenge of competing in a weight class above. Ribas (9-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) will open up the UFC 251 main card when she faces VanZant on July 11 in Abu Dhabi. “I would have fought Paige VanZant at strawweight, but I’m not sure why the UFC made me an offer at flyweight,” Ribas told MMA Junkie. “I accepted.

a person holding a sign © Provided by MMAJunkie

At 43, Vitor Belfort is looking like a phenom all right.

Belfort (26-14), the former UFC light heavyweight champion, is expected to make his ONE Championship debut later this year against Alain Ngalani. It will be his first fight since hanging up his gloves in May 2018.

The date, location and weight in which the bout will be contested are yet to be announced, but Ngalani does fight at heavyweight.

In the meantime, Belfort has been putting in some serious work at the gym and is looking absolutely jacked, shades of the Belfort that ran through the UFC middleweight division in 2013.

View this post on Instagram

Ironman European Championship canceled in Frankfurt

 Ironman European Championship canceled in Frankfurt © JOHANN GRODER This year's Ironman European Championship is canceled The Ironman European Championship in Frankfurt / Main will be canceled this year due to the corona pandemic. This was announced by the organizers of the triathlon on 3.8 km swimming, 180 km cycling and 42.195 km running on Wednesday.

A post shared by Vitor "The Phenom" Belfort (@vitorbelfort) on Jun 29, 2020 at 4:16pm PDT

ONE Championship will return on July 31 for its first show following the coronavirus outbreak. The event will take place in Bangkok, Thailand, but no other details have been announced.

The Blue Corner is MMA Junkie’s blog space. We don’t take it overly serious, and neither should you. If you come complaining to us that something you read here is not hard-hitting news, expect to have the previous sentence repeated in ALL CAPS.

MORE:

UFC octagon girl Arianny Celeste announces she's pregnant, expecting first child

Spinning Back Clique: Was Dustin Poirier vs. Dan Hooker the 'Fight of the Year'?

Video: Khama Worthy's family and friends go bonkers watching UFC on ESPN 12 submission

Dan Hooker shares heartbreaking photo with his daughter during mandatory quarantine

First look: Dana White releases video detailing UFC 'Fight Island' infrastructure

championship celebration: "Overwhelmed" Jürgen Klopp fights with tears .
© Vitalii Vitleo / Shutterstock.com Jürgen Klopp celebrates the English championship with Liverpool FC A "completely overwhelmed" Jürgen Klopp celebrates the English championship with Liverpool FC. In a TV interview, he could hardly hold back the tears of joy. Jürgen Klopp (53) celebrates the English championship with Liverpool FC. Afterwards, with tears in his eyes, the trainer spoke of an "incredible moment".

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks
usr: 2
This is interesting!