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Vitor Belfort, Pulled Out From UFC 147

Written on May 27, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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Vitor ‘The Phenom’ Belfort withdraws from UFC 147 due to a hand injury.

Former champion and current “TUF Brazil” coach, Vitor ‘The Phenom’ Belfort will no longer be a part of , where he was slated to headline the event along with fellow Brazililan, .

Accrording to UFC President , Belfort has broken his left hand while training and needs to undergo surgery.

“I wake up this morning, and I find out breaks his hand, and he has to have [expletive] surgery,” White said during UFC 146’s post fight press conference, last Saturday.

Belfort and Silva were set to have a middleweight rematch on June 23 at the Mineirinho Arena in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

White said that Silva will remain on the card and they are working to find an opponent for him.

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