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Old 02-08-2011, 09:16 PM
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Three days after UFC 126: Silva vs. Belfort, Belfort has talked with reporters about the front kick that landed square on his jaw and ended his night before it really had time to begin.

Here is what Belfort had to say about Silva’s training and the kick that rocked his world (via Tatame.com):

"Look, that kind of kick is very hard to catch, it’s also hard to fit it too, but he did it. He can use this kick, but the way he did is pretty difficult to, but he did it. I believe you only get lucky if you train. He trained and got lucky. But I think it’s something that if he tried to do in ten fights he would only be succeeded once (laughs). He deserved it. I was doing fine on the fight, I was winning it, but I wasn’t lucky to fit that punch, I missed it, that punch on the ground was really powerful. If it hits him… But it didn’t and his kick hit me hard, it was his night, I can’t help it. Everything I promised to do, I did. I didn’t get the win, but it’s part of the sport. I’ll get my chance. We’ll work now so I get it the next time."

With Silva regaining the title of pound-for-pound best fighter on earth after his KO of Belfort in the first round last Saturday, “The Spider” now looks to solidify himself as the greatest fighter of all time. Yushin Okami and Georges St-Pierre are both in talks to fight Silva next, so where does that leave Belfort? Will Belfort even get the chance to fight Silva again? We didn’t really get a chance to see his skills shine in the fight, so hopefully “The Phenom” returns to the Octagon shortly. The question now is, where does he now sit among the UFC Middleweights?

Belfort states that the Silva kick was lucky, and we can probably all agree that luck and timing both play large factors in the sport of MMA, but time and time again we’ve seen Silva dispose of his opponents with seeming ease. So after 13 straight wins in the UFC, I think it’s safe to say there is something more than luck streaming behind Anderson Silva’s strikes.

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Old 02-08-2011, 09:18 PM
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I absolutely can't stand when people can't accept a loss or if you do you hint around about the luck part of it. Yes lucky things happen to people that train Vitor.. Awesome!! That could have been a lucky strike or sub either way it goes down as a loss!!
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I absolutely can't stand when people can't accept a loss or if you do you hint around about the luck part of it. Yes lucky things happen to people that train Vitor.. Awesome!! That could have been a lucky strike or sub either way it goes down as a loss!!
But .. i thought you were a BJ Penn fan????


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Old 02-09-2011, 01:52 PM
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I absolutely can't stand when people can't accept a loss or if you do you hint around about the luck part of it. Yes lucky things happen to people that train Vitor.. Awesome!! That could have been a lucky strike or sub either way it goes down as a loss!!
Yeah, he should have said Silva was greasy, right? He gives Anderson all the credit for the win, Iím not sure a troll job is called for.
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Old 02-10-2011, 03:39 PM
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Yeah, he should have said Silva was greasy, right? He gives Anderson all the credit for the win, Iím not sure a troll job is called for.
Troll job? I merely posted something from his mouth.. Oh and your greasy comment didn't hurt my feelings so sorry!!
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I think what Vitor meant was that kicks like that are lucky and the harder and better you train the luckier you get.
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Old 02-08-2011, 09:21 PM
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I think what Vitor meant was that kicks like that are lucky and the harder and better you train the luckier you get.
He's being passive aggressive...because in the same breath he says But I think it’s something that if he tried to do in ten fights he would only be succeeded once (laughs). He deserved it. I was doing fine on the fight, I was winning it, but I wasn’t lucky to fit that punch,
Too bad for him that the one kick Silva succeeded on was to his face..
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Old 02-08-2011, 09:37 PM
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Funny, just before the fight, I was showing a video clip of his training with Seagal - in that clip, they were practicing that very kick on a wall. Next thing we know, he got a KO with it. There was no luck to it, he practiced that kick and executed it to perfection.
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