This image taken by Steven Quadros shows Viktor Gracie Belfort during the premath of UFC 12. At only 19 years of age, Belfort was the number one ranked Carlson Gracie Jiu-Jitsu fighter in the world. From Rio de Janeiro, the 6’0″, 210 lbs fighter was adopted by the Gracie family and he learned the unique fighting style that bears the family name. A black belt who is quickly rising though the ranks. He entered UFC 12 with a 2-0 mma record.
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