Vitor Belfort Tweets Pic of Broken Hand, Says He’s ‘Very Sad’ About Pulling Out of UFC 147 Main Event

Vitor Belfort tweeted a pic of his broken hand that forced him out of the UFC 147 main event against fellow TUF Brazil coach Wanderlei Silva this morning. Belfort also passed along the following message to his fans. Translation via 5thRound.com:

“Cannot sleep thinking about what happened. I am very sad very sad but I know I will come back strong. Still cannot believe what happened, more so in life is to overcome our obstacles we count on you guys.”

It’s unclear how long the injury will keep Belfort out of action.

  • Miranduh

    Fawk, they should just push the fight back and find a new main event. This is the only fight that makes sense and would be interesting.

  • Fur

    Yea I think the only thing Dana can do is swollow his pride and bring back Tim silva vs who ever for the main event of this card all the other fighter r booked already

  • Barboza

    so fawwwkwed up Belforts probably the most under-rated fighter in the history of mma… agghhhh…. he wouldve ended silvas career w/ this fight…

  • tony

    With no face showing, how do we really know this is his hand?

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