Vitor Belfort: Wanderlei Silva is going to lose at UFC 147 and he knows it

Vitor Belfort tries to console Wanderlei Silva for what he believes will be an inevitable loss at UFC 147. Photo via www.lutamma.com.

Not long after they satisfy their coaching duties on the current season of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) "Brazil," longtime mixed martial arts (MMA) veterans and bitter rivals Vitor Belfort and Wanderlei Silva will hook 'em up (again) at the UFC 147 event from the Joao Havelange Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on June 23, 2012.

And "The Phenom" tells Sherdog.com he doesn't expect their UFC 17.5 rematch to end any differently.

"I'm expecting the best out of me. I'm only focused on me. I know Wanderlei is a tough guy and he's gonna come hard, but my arm is gonna be raised that night and he knows that. He's trying to use his bad attitude to try and impress, but he knows I'm a better man, a better athlete. I'm focused and I don't need to talk trash about anybody."

Hear more from the "happy" and "blessed" former champion, after the jump.

For more on Vitor Belfort vs. Wanderlei Silva at UFC 147 click here.

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