Spectacular! This is the best definition for the knockout applied by Vitor Belfort at UFC Fight Luke Rockhold 2 event held on Saturday (18) in Jaragua do Sul, Santa Catarina. The Brazilian took no notice of the last Strikeforce champion and with a plastic chute rotated led the U.S. to the ground. The result marked the fourth consecutive win for Belfort between middleweight and placed close to a title shot.
The fight between Belfort and Rockhold started studying. The U.S. tried to score and leave the range, while the Brazilian uttered fewer hits, but always with more forcefulness.
With one minute duel Vitor has shown he was willing to end the war. He hit a good combination of punches and made the rival backwards. But the end of the dispute would spectacularly. Rotated with a shot that hit the chin Rockhold, Belfort took his rival to the ground. Wasting no time, he still connected six more punches on the ground and knocked out his opponent.
Check out the full results of UFC Fight 2:
Luke Rockhold defeated Vitor Belfort by KO in R1;
Ronaldo Jacare finished Chris Camozzi with a kata-gatame in R1;
Rafael dos Anjos defeated Evan Dunham in a unanimous decision;
Rafael Sapo defeated Joao Zeferino unanimous decision of the judges;
Nik Lentz defeated Hacran Days in a unanimous decision;
Francisco Massaranduba Mike Rio finished with a arm-triangle choke in R1;
Gleison Tibau John Cholish finished with a guillotine in R2;
Paulo Thiago defeated Michel Tractor unanimous decision of the judges;
Yuri Marajó Iliarde Santos defeated by TKO
Fabio Maldonado defeated Roger Hollett in a unanimous decision;
John Lineker Azamat Gashimov defeated by TKO in R2;
Jussier Ant defeated Chris Cariaso in a unanimous decision;
Luke Miner Jeremy Larsen defeated by knockout in R3;
Bonus night ($ $ 50,000 each):
Knockout of the Night - Vitor Belfort
Submission of the night - Ronaldo Jacare
Fight Night - Lucas Martins vs. Jeremy Larsen
RESULTS AND COMMENTS OF FIGHTERS:
- Luke Rockhold Vitor Belfort wins by KO in R1
"There is no luck without training. I have the best kicking coaches in the world, and I believe that everything you practice, you can. I'm enjoying the moment, do not ask opponents, it is a joy just to be fighting. I'm focused on improving and keep improving "
"I was not beaten for a long time, do not train to lose. I'm not feeling very well. Now, I can only think back my training. "" I lost to one of the best in the world.''
- Ronaldo Jacare wins Chris Camozzi by submission in R1
"As soon as I entered the arena, I thought" I will not disappoint this crowd, this crowd is too much. "'ll Split my bonus (submission of the night): half goes to my mother and the other half for a sensational journey with my wife. "