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Vitor Belfort is 100% Healthy

Written on September 23, 2010 by Markham Mencken

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No, there is nothing wrong with Vitor Belfort. He is very much okay and might even replace Chael Sonnen to lock horns with Anderson Silva. Sounds promising, is it not?

We reported yesterday that Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort has been pulled off from his bout versus Yushin Okami. However, according to Belfort’s coach – – the withdrawal is not due to injury.

The Phenom was set to square off with Yushin Okami in the event, but was forced to bail out from the card, with stepping in lieu of him. With early reports saying that Belfort picked up an affliction, Tompkins revealed on Facebook that the Brazilian fighter has recede for a different reason.

“You will receive news very soon,” said Tompkins. “All I can tell you as his coach is that he is 100% healthy.”

Rather than the rumored impairment, reports are now suggesting that he might replace as the number one contender for Anderson Silva’s middleweight title.

If The Phenom is indeed hundred percent okay and in light of Sonnen’s failed dope test, the rumor sounds like feasible, isn’t it?

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