Lindland was still fairly respected when he crossed paths with Belfort. A grappling ace with submissions to boot, his style was also suited to grounding “The Phenom” and working on him from above. In the end, it was the former Olympian who ended up tasting canvas, suffering a brutal knockout 37 seconds into the scrap.
36-year old icon Vitor Belfort has been blasting opponents into orbit for more than fifteen years. The heavy-handed Brazilian’s latest example of sublime striking came this weekend at UFC Fight Night 32 where Belfort accomplished the previously unthinkable by stopping Dan Henderson with strikes. So where did the victory over “Hendo” stack up on Belfort’s all-time list of wins? (Photos by USA Today Sports Images)
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