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Vitor Belfort reveals he was orignally presupposed to field Roy Jones Jr. at Gamebred Boxing 4, vows to KO Jacare Souza: “Once I come to the ring, I come to knock individuals out”

Vitor Belfort was hoping to box Roy Jones Jr. at Gamebred Boxing 4. When Belfort was first offered to box on the card, the Brazilian says he was going to headline the card against Jones Jr. in a massive fight for both men. Yet, the former UFC light heavyweight champion revealed Jones Jr. turned him

Vitor Belfort reveals he was orignally presupposed to field Roy Jones Jr. at Gamebred Boxing 4, vows to KO Jacare Souza: “Once I come to the ring, I come to knock individuals out”

Vitor Belfort hoped to field Roy Jones Jr. at Gamebred Boxing 4.

When Belfort was first supplied to field on the cardboard, the Brazilian says he was going to headline the cardboard in opposition to Jones Jr. in a large struggle for each males. But, the previous UFC mild heavyweight champion revealed Jones Jr. turned him down as he wished a neater matchup.

“I used to be presupposed to struggle Roy Jones Jr. however he stated he didn’t wish to struggle me and he picked who he wished to struggle,” Belfort stated on Just Scrap Radio on “The group gave him Anthony Pettis they usually grew to become the primary occasion. It didn’t make an excessive amount of sense to me, however he’s a businessman and he made a enterprise transfer as it is going to be a straightforward struggle for him. I’ve a lot respect for Roy Jones Jr. however it could’ve been nice preventing one another, two legends.”

After Jones Jr. turned Belfort down, Jorge Masvidal and his crew supplied ‘The Phenom’ fellow Brazilian Jacare Souza. It’s a rematch of their UFC 198 struggle the place Souza gained by first-round TKO and since then, Belfort has wished a do over.

But, after Souza retired from MMA, many thought the possibilities of them rematching have been carried out. However, Souza determined to make the transfer to boxing and Belfort wasn’t shocked to see ‘Jacare’ take the struggle.

“Jacare is a fighter man. He needs to make cash and desires to stay. He’s not scared. That’s what I love about Jacare,” Belfort stated. “You could have Roy Jones Jr. choosing his opponents, Oscar De La Hoya, he didn’t wish to struggle. I do know Jacare is a fighter and desires to field and has been boxing. It’s enjoyable. I like to see the migration and I can see the long run the place we are able to deliver MMA vs. boxing. Till then, boxers don’t wish to struggle me however we are able to see the center of MMA fighters they usually aren’t scared.”

Together with Vitor Belfort wasn’t shocked to see Ronaldo Souza face him, he additionally wasn’t shocked that Jorge Masvidal may afford all these marquee names. When he was in negotiations, he heard who else can be on the cardboard – which shocked the general public – however for Belfort, he says he is aware of Masvidal is working with some good enterprise individuals to pay for all of them.

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“When you could have cash behind you, it isn’t a shock. Masvidal has his connections. If he’s placing in his personal cash, he’s not doing a great deal,” Belfort stated. “No one works with their very own cash, all of the billionaires work with financial institution cash. Masvidal is utilizing his assets and I’m completely happy to see he’s doing one thing.”

With the struggle signed and set to go down on April 1 in Milwaukee, Belfort is assured he’ll avenge his loss to Jacare Souza. Not solely does Belfort anticipate to win, however he says he’s gunning for the KO.

“Each time I struggle, I see myself successful. I’ve been getting ready my greatest and once I come to the ring, I come to knock individuals out and I come to win,” Belfort concluded. “Whether it is by determination, that’s not my (objective). My factor is to handle each single second and put up a struggle. Not go in there to hug individuals and placed on a faux boxing present. Step within the ring with Vitor Belfort and you will be in a struggle.”

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