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The Big 12: Vitor Belfort

Before he takes to the Octagon in the main event against Luke Rockhold May 18 at UFC on FX 8, we count down some fast facts about "The Phenom."

12


UFC event at which Belfort debuted in 1997, defeating two opponents in two minutes total to win the heavyweight tournament

11


Total number of UFC knockouts and submissions -- he and Royce Gracie are the only two fighters in history to have at least 10 UFC victories and to have finished each opponent.

10


Number of first-round finishes in the UFC, the most of any fighter

9


Number of UFC events - not including tomorrow night's - that he has headlined

8


Number of current or former UFC or PRIDE champions he has fought

7


Number of strikes he landed in his UFC victory over Wanderlei Silva at UFC Brazil, a 44-second fight in which Silva landed 1 strike. Fourteen years later, the two fighters reunited to coach opposing teams onthe first season of TUF Brasil.

6


Number of takedowns he's gotten in the last 15 years out of ten total attempts -- Belfort has successfully taken down every opponent he's tried to get to the mat

5


Years since his middleweight debut, a division in which his only loss has come to reigning champion Anderson Silva

4


Weeks' notice on which the middleweight agreed to fight light heavyweight champion Jon Jones at UFC 152

3


Number of UFC Knockout of the Night bonuses he's won

2


Current rank in the middleweight division

1


Number of "radical" haircuts he intends to sport Saturday night inside the Octagon



Sources: UFC.com, FightMetric.com

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