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Vitor Belfort vs. Ronaldo Souza full fight video highlights

Gamebred Boxing 4

Watch Vitor Belfort vs. Ronaldo Souza full fight video highlights from the Belfort vs. Souza clash in the co-main event of Gamebred Boxing 4, courtesy of the UFC and other outlets.

Belfort vs. Souza took place April 1 at Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisc. UFC veterans Vitor Belfort and Ronaldo Souza faced off in a cruiserweight matchup at Gamebred Boxing 4, which took place at the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The fight aired live on UFC Fight Pass,, and other outlets.

Catch the video highlights below.

For more on Belfort vs. Souza, check out the live blog from MMA Fighting below.

Round 1: Belfort and Souza look in absolutely incredible shape for this one. They touch gloves and off we go. Through 30 seconds, no punches were thrown. But Souza lands a right hand first. Belfort circling and lands a left hand to the body, followed by a right to the jaw. The respect for one another’s power is certainly visible, Belfort lands a big left hook, another, and Souza grazes with a left hand return. Belfort charges forward with a left, they exchange, Belfort gets the better of it. Final 20 seconds and not a lot of punches being thrown, to the chagrin of the crowd. Left hand from Belfort looks to sting Souza at the end. Bell rings.

MMAFighting scores it 10-9 Belfort

Round 2: No glove touch this time and they clinch up about 20 seconds in. Jacare lands a right, Belfort answers with a sharp left hand, another left lands from Belfort and they have a big exchange. Business is picking up now, Belfort lands another left, ducks under a Jacare punch and they tie up. Step-in right from Souza, who is breathing pretty heavy right now. Right hand from Souza to the body and they tie up again. Final 45 seconds, they clinch up, left hand from Belfort lands, tie-up, separation. Belfort goes to the body, they tie up, Jacare falls over — no knockdown — and that’s Round 2.

MMAFighting scores it 10-9, 20-18 overall for Belfort

Round 3: Belfort moves forward for the third and he looks like he’s going to land a big one — and he does. Left hand drops Jacare. He beats the count and they continue on. They clinch up and Belfort lands another big left that hurts Jacare again. They tie back up, wisely from Souza, and Belfort is looking to get him out of there. Big punches land from Belfort, Souza ties up again. Belfort continues to charger forward, overhand left lands and Jacare goes down again. Souza beats the count and Belfort tees off again. Souza trying to keep a tie-up, ref separates and Belfort lands another big left hand. Bell sounds. Huge round for Belfort.

MMAFighting scores it 10-7, 30-25 overall for Belfort

Round 4: Souza needs a massive turn of the tide, and fast. Souza lands a right hand and the clinches continue from Souza, who lands a right on separation, another right from Jacare. Belfort lands a right hand, big left as well. Short right from Souza in the clinch, Belfort goes to the body with a hook, Souza lands a pair of punches and is starting to turn the momentum a tad. Left hand from Souza, Belfort fires back a left of his own. Both guys are breathing heavy, but are still landing punches with all of their might. They exchange, Jacare gets the better of it, and there’s the bell. Nice comeback round from Souza.

MMAFighting scores the round 10-9 for Souza, 39-35 overall for Belfort

Round 5: Jacare smiling in the corner between rounds. After finding success in the fourth, Souza goes right back to the clinch, and continues to land punches in tight. Multiple tie-ups now, all separated, Souza misses a left hand on the break. Belfort with a pair of hard left hands that find the mark. Souza fires a big uppercut, Belfort evades and lands a shot. Left hand lands clean from Belfort, left hook in tight from Souza. Jacare lands a sneaky left, Belfort lands a massive shot and Souza eats it. They tie up against the ropes and Souza lands short punches in bunches. Belfort trying to find separation, he lands, but Jacare ties him back up and the bell rings. Souza having moments.

MMAFighting scores the round 10-9 for Souza, 48-45 overall for Belfort

Round 6: Souza first to his feet, they touch gloves and hug it out. Delightful. A lot of tie-ups and clinches to report, but a nice exchange in the middle of the ring about 35 seconds into the round. Souza lands a pair of right hands, and again in the clinch. Souza has Belfort backed up in the ropes and landing, but Belfort lands a massive left hand, Souza answers. Belfort’s left eye is a bloody mess, but he lands a massive left hand, and another, and Souza is moving backwards and initiates the clinch. Both fighters land, Souza lands a combination. They clinch, Belfort lands another left hand. Final 25 seconds as they battle near the ropes. The ref separates them again, and they tie back up, which is where the bout ends.

MMAFighting scores the round 10-9, and the fight 58-54 for Belfort

Official result: Vitor Belfort def. Ronaldo Souza via unanimous decision (58-54, 58-54, 57-55)

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