UFC on FX 8 took place May 18, 2013 at the Arena Jaraguá in Jaraguá do Sul, Brazil. The old lion, Vitor Belfort (23-10), welcomed former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold (10-2) into the Octagon in the night's brutal main event. Catch the video highlights above, along with highlights of the rest of the main card.
For more on Belfort's explosive victory, check out the play-by-play from our own Luke Thomas.
Round 1: Leon Roberts is the referee in charge. Both fighters open orthodox. Rockhold shoots and is stuffed. Belfort follows up with a right and they briefly tie up. Rockhold staying active with his kicks, some of them landing to the legs. Belfort charges forward with punches and misses wildly. Wow. Out of nowhere. Belfort lands a spinning heel kick that lands flush on Rockhold. It downs the American badly. Belfort follows up with a few punches and that's all she wrote. The referee has no choice but to stop the fight.
UFC on FX 8 results: Vitor Belfort def. Luke Rockhold via KO (spinning heel kick) at 2:32 of round 1