Vitor Belfort Discusses Testosterone and Drug Testing on AXS TV’s ‘Inside MMA’



Plus, Legal Correspondent Amy Dardashtian Discusses Recent Developments in Nick Diaz’s Suspension

Gil de Freitas Submits Chip Moraza-Pollard To Win Welterweight Title on ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: CES MMA XXXI’

LOS ANGELES – Oct. 30, 2015 – Former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Vitor Belfort appeared on AXS TV’s INSIDE MMA tonight to discuss a number of subjects, including his prior issues with elevated testosterone levels, UFC fighter Luke Rockhold’s recent statement about Belfort’s fighting style, and drug testing during his current training camp. An extended version of the in-depth interview with series host Bas Rutten and guest host Ron Kruck is available here:

INSIDE MMA Legal Correspondent Amy Dardashtian joined the show tonight to provide an update on Nick Diaz’s ongoing negotiations with the Nevada State Athletic Commission to reduce his five year suspension:

Gil de Freitas (18-5) capped off a night filled with knockouts and submissions with a first round kneebar to defeat Chip Moraza-Pollard (10-9) and claim the vacant welterweight title tonight on AXS TV FIGHTS: CES MMA XXXI.’ AXS TV FIGHTS commentators Pat Miletich and “The Voice” Michael Schiavello break down the night’s highlights here:

Official results from AXS TV FIGHTS: CES MMA XXXI are as follows:

Main Event – Welterweight Title Fight – Gil de Freitas (18-5) defeated Chip Moraza-Pollard (10-9) via submission (kneebar) at 4:37 in round one.

Co-Main Event – Middleweight Fight – Daniel Vizcaya (9-3) defeated Chuck O’Neil (15-8) via submission (rear-naked choke) at 2:19 in round one.

Bantamweight Fight – Kody Nordby (5-3) defeated Dinis Paiva (7-6) via submission (rear-naked choke) at 2:24 in round one.

Middleweight Fight – Eric Spicely (8-0) defeated Aaron Johnson (13-10) via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26).

Bantamweight Fight – Andre Soukhamthath (9-3) defeated Carlos Galindo (10-4-2) via TKO (elbows) at 3:46 in round two.

Cruiserweight Fight – Greg Rebello (19-6) defeated Mike Mucitelli (7-3) via KO (punch) at 3:24 in round one.

Next week, the “Bash Brothers,” identical twin brothers Melvin and Marvin Blumer, on AXS TV FIGHTS: RESURRECTION FIGHTING ALLIANCE 32 live from the Mystic Lake Casino Hotel in Mystic Lake, Minnesota. Melvin Blumer (12-2) takes on Brazilian dynamo Leandro Higo (14-2) in the main event, while his brother Marvin Blumer (11-5) takes on undefeated Chad Curry (7-0).


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