Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Belfort vs Souza?
Vitor Belfort beat Ronaldo Souza by unanimous decision in their 6 round contest on Saturday 1st April 2023 at Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee.
The scorecards were announced as 58-54, 58-54, 57-55 in favor of winner Vitor Belfort.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 6 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Roy Jones Jr's and Anthony Pettis' clash.
Belfort vs Souza stats
Back in April 2023, Vitor Belfort stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 1 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Ronaldo Souza made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of debut wins and 0 draws.
Vitor Belfort was the older man by 2 years, at 46 years old.
Souza had a height advantage of 1 inch over Belfort. Despite this, he had 2-inch reach advantage.
Vitor Belfort fought out of the southpaw stance, while Ronaldo Souza was an orthodox fighter.
Belfort was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in , 20 years and 2 months earlier than Souza, whose first professional fight was in 2003. He had fought 7 more professional rounds, 7 to Souza's 0.
What time did Belfort vs Souza start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee, United States, which was around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Belfort vs Souza?
Vitor Belfort was a 2/9 (-450) favourite going into the contest, while Ronaldo Souza made his way into the ring at 3/1 (+300) with oddsmakers.