Anderson explains how Vitor broke “code of honour”

By Fighters Only

Anderson Silva appeared on a Brazilian UFC TV show this – ‘UFC No Limits’ – to talk about his recent KO win over Vitor Belfort.

He was asked about the “tension” between himself and Belfort at the weigh-ins, to which he responded with an explanation of why there is animosity from his side towards his fellow Brazilian.

“Vitor trained a long time in our team. Team Nogueira. And we have a code of honour under which we will not fight each other. We spend much more time together than with our own families. Team Nogueira is the product of what Rodrigo has always taught, which is to help one another and always be one united family,” he said.

“Vitor spent a lot of time with us – a long time training with us, we opened the door of our home to him. And he broke this code [by agreeing to fight me]. He went his own way; I have nothing against Vitor but he went his own way.”

 

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