Vitor Belfort Clarifies He’s Not Retiring, Following Social Media Post
By FCF Staff
Following an Instagram post from Vitor Belfort, which referenced ending “this chapter of my life”, the Brazilian star has clarified he’s not retiring from MMA.
Belfort is coming off consecutive, one sided losses to “Jacare” Souza and Gegard Mousasi, and recently he posted the comments below on Instagram.
“I confess that I need to nurture my competitive will inside the Octagon. I must cherish that fire inside of me again.Having recognized that to myself;I DECIDED TO DO WHATEVER IT TAKES TO BURN THAT FLAME AGAIN!Thanks a lot for all the support and advices. But I decided that I will end this chapter of my life looking at the mirror and recognizing myself.”
But, in a follow up report from MMA Junkie.com, Belfort confirmed that he wants to fight again “soon”, and that he’s “driven to get back on my feet”. The 39 year-old fighter has gone 3-2 in his last 5 fights.