Is Vitor’s latest injury really the worst thing to happen to his career?

Are injuries in UFC always a bad thing?
Vitor Belfort is out of UFC 122 (i think its his knee again) with Nate Marquardt filling in to fight Yushin Okami.But because Chael Sonnen is suspended and will not get his rematch for the middleweight title in 2011,Vitor may finally get his long awaited and much deserved shot in Sonnen’s place against Anderson Silva.Well all we can do is hope!

My question is this,is Vitor’s latest injury really the worst thing to happen to his career?


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    Daniel Cassidy

    September 22, 2010 at 4:31 pm

    the worst thing that happened to him was prob his sister being kidnapped the day before one of his Couture fights, then bing murdered shortly after. bound to have a long term effect on anyone

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    ston3pony

    September 22, 2010 at 5:32 pm

    Very sad DC… Gun control is not really working out for them. The urban areas are turning in to Mogadishu, a lot of executions in the streets. etc.

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    sleepy

    September 22, 2010 at 5:46 pm

    ppl myt be saying am to hard on belfort and that ordeal he had to go threw about his sister is awfull.. todd dufee got released jus under a month ago coz he was to injury prome and i think vitor is on the same boat.. thats to injurys inside 5 months that has forced him outa big fights…

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    sleepy

    September 22, 2010 at 5:48 pm

    and i had a brother who was shot and killed during the troubles in ireland, hardly femember him coz i was just 4 years old.. but u have to just try and move on..

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    MAMBA24ILL

    September 22, 2010 at 6:03 pm

    I’d say this would be the worst thing to happen to him in his fight career. An injury after an injury when he’s been pretty much given #1 contender status & title shots.

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    ston3pony

    September 22, 2010 at 6:30 pm

    There was a lot more to it with Duffee IMO. That guy is a monster, and he has the potential to fight for the HW title one day. They didn’t want to lose him. But, I think they wanted to make an example out of him. Theres been so much bs and drama with MMA fighters putting movie-roles before MMA, I think they wanted to squash that. And, it probably worked.

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    UrHype

    September 22, 2010 at 6:32 pm

    Mexico is a shit hole!

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    UrHype

    September 22, 2010 at 6:33 pm

    word! peace bro

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    ston3pony

    September 22, 2010 at 6:42 pm

    I think he’s from Brazil?

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    samigeh

    September 22, 2010 at 7:01 pm

    Am I the only one who thinks he faked this injury. Hear me out if he pulls out of the fight with Okami, then who will fight A. Silva? Belfort can fight Silva now, and then the winner of Nate/Yushin can have the 2nd shot at the title.

    I’m just saying.

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    JiuJitsuBBQ

    September 22, 2010 at 7:34 pm

    I agree. But I don’t even think he faked it, I think Dana White gave him the idea. Nobody wants to see Nate vs Silva again. We all want to see Vitor in that New Years fight and now we will. It’s a conspiracy and a good one at that.

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    sambo

    September 22, 2010 at 8:18 pm

    Good theory…..
    Either that or he’s getting it too much.
    If my wife looked like Joana Prado, I’d have alot of repetitive stress injuries

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    BillyBamBam

    September 22, 2010 at 9:22 pm

    He never wanted to fight in Germany anyway…

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    ragnarwins

    September 22, 2010 at 9:33 pm

    best looking wife of a fighter.

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    MAMBA24ILL

    September 22, 2010 at 9:41 pm

    danawhite

    Vitor is not injured. He is going to fight anderson for the title and the winner of marquart and okami are next.

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    japanegro23

    September 22, 2010 at 10:06 pm

    Randy and Rampage still fight.

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    japanegro23

    September 22, 2010 at 10:07 pm

    That would suck.

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    ston3pony

    September 22, 2010 at 10:27 pm

    Which movies did they make AFTER the UFC made an example of Duffee?

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    sickb

    September 22, 2010 at 10:31 pm

    he is from brazil man, but i agree i live in mexico and shit is going ****ing crazy down here with the narc. not the hole country is like that here in jalisco is not bad and if you dont mess with them or deal with them is not a problem but still, nobody wants to come to mexico anymore

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