twitter google

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.

Follow MMAConvert

Fight Cards

Bellator 159: Caldwell vs. Taimanglo

Event Date: July 22, 2016
Broadcast: Spike TV

UFC on FOX 20: Holm vs. Shevchenko

Event Date: July 23, 2016
Broadcast: Fox, UFC Fight Pass

UFC 201: Lawler vs. Woodley

Event Date: July 30, 2016
Broadcast: Pay-per-view, Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 92: Rodriguez vs. Caceres

Event Date: August 6, 2016
Broadcast: Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

UFC 202: Diaz vs. McGregor 2

Event Date: August 20, 2016
Broadcast: PPV, Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

Bellator 160: Henderson vs. Pitbull

Event Date: August 26, 2016
Broadcast: Spike TV