why do people keep saying belfort will fade?

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  1. The DanaWhite

    The DanaWhite Purple Belt

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    His only losses in the past few years have been to Anderson and Jones who are at the top of the game right now. Just because vitor finishes his fights in the first round doesn't mean he just blows his wod. He is a counter striker with heavy fast hands. just because he catches people early doesn't mean he just runs out and goes balls to the wall in one round. examples of him gassing after one round are from years ago. And I don't count the Jones fight because Jones makes everyone look like that imo. Btw I pick vitor to ko bisping. Bisping is a high volume guy with a conventional rhythm and I think vitor will time him and catch him. Bisping will be scared of his power counters so he won't be sitting down on his shots. And they won't hurt vitor
     
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    I think by shaving the excess hair weight off the sides of his head, Vitor will have more gas in the tank.
     
  3. Litany

    Litany Save your prayers boy...your god doesn't live here

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    He went to the 4th round with Jones and still landed some decent shots, on 3 weeks notice. I will always wonder how he would have done if he had a full amount of time to prepare...
     
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    I don't think people refer to conditioning. To me it's more about him fading when things don't go his way. He loses his will.
     
  5. EmesisArt

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    He started to gas in the fourth with jones but that's pretty much been it recently.

    Vitor by ko
     
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    That's true, less hair=more aerodynamic. He will also be faster, since hair causes wind resistance. Vitor by flash ko .003 seconds into the 1st round.
     
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    ColeslawBJJ Puerto Rican Slap Boxing

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    I have a feeling TS hasn't seen very many of his fights. He has a tendency to fade away mentally.
     
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    He has faded a lot in the past, he did in the Jones fight too but he actually lasted a lot longer than I expected before his will went completely.
     
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    True, true! Vitor just needed that extra Liddell push.
     
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    Will help him slip n rip better that is why he did it. Prepare for the..

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    Vitor could barely breath after fighting Anothny Johnson for 4 minutes....
     
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    And his only wins in the last couple of years are Johnson and Akiyama.

    Just saying..... duder is hard to predict.
     
  13. OldBoy91

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    He has a history of fading. Sometimes due to conditioning but mostly due to him mentally breaking. The Randy and Saku fights are key examples of this. When people get in his face and take it to him, he folds.
     
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    probably not much better. If Jones had more time to prepare for Vitor he may have not got caught in the early sub attempt either.
     
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    Because he faded after being smothered by some of the top wrestlers of all time in a weight division above, almost 10 years ago

    I guess that they must believe that Bisping will adopt the Randy or Tito's gamplan and will press the turbo button to become a physical force
     
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    The overwhelming number of people picking (and rooting for) Bisping is perplexing. There will be a lot of disappointed Sherdoggers come tonight.
     
  17. The DanaWhite

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    When was that again. Four years ago?
     
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    Lol, it happened in his fight with Jon Jones.
     
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    Sakuraba is smaller and broke him with strikes to the point where Vitor kept trying to pull guard.
     
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    It's because he's going to fade and get smashed
     

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