Vitor Belfort Vs. Alan Belcher Official for UFC 153
STUDIO MMA, RIVERSIDE, CA – Middleweight contenders Vitor Belfort and Alan Belcher have verbally agreed to meet at UFC 153, October 13 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. UFC confirmed the bout Thursday.
Belfort [21-9-0 MMA, 10-5-0 UFC] recently dropped out of his scheduled bout against Wanderlei Silva at UFC 147 due to a broken hand sustained in training. Prior to the injury, Belfort knocked out Yoshihiro “Sexyama” Akiyama at UFC 133 and submitted (Rear-Naked Choke) Anthony Johnson at UFC 142.
Meanwhile, Belcher [18-6-0 MMA, 9-4-0 UFC] looks to get passed Belfort and get his middleweight title shot. Belcher is riding a four fight win streak, most recently fighting off leg lock attempts to TKO Rousimar Palhares at UFC on FOX 3.
Who takes it?
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