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UFC Quick Quote: Vitor Belfort won't help train Tito Ortiz for Lyoto Machida UFC 84 fight

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"Lyoto has the skills to win, but is a tough fight. Two famous athletes, but I believe that Lyoto has more chances, he is at fight rhythm and Tito is star ... Tito wanted to hire me with a lot of money, but I said no. I said that money can't buy everything. I respect Lyoto a lot, we trained together and he is Brazilian. I thank and said that maybe in another opportunity, but not now. Lyoto is Brazilian and that is his time."

-- Former UFC light heavyweight champion, Vitor Belfort, tells that he turned down a lucrative offer from Tito Ortiz to help him prepare for Lyoto Machida at UFC 84: "Ill Will" on May 24 in Las Vegas, Nevada. "The Phenom" and "The Huntington Beach Bad Boy" locked horns back at UFC 51: "Super Saturday" in 2005. Ortiz won the bout via split-decision and Belfort has not competed inside the Octagon since that time.

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