Multi-time UFC Champion Vitor Belfort revealed through his twitter account about being diagnosed with Hepatitis A. Belfort explained that the disease is easy to treat, also reassuring his fans that the fight against Yoshihiro Akiyama at UFC 133 (August 6 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) will go as planned.

Thirty-four year old Belfort is currently 19-9 in his illustrious Mixed Martial Arts career, after losing to Anderson Silva in his last fight at UFC 126.


Here's some of Belfort's latest tweets (via MiddleEasy.com):