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The Ultimate Fighting Championship will kick-off 2013 with a return to Brazil on January 19th. Headlining the action will be a key middleweight clash between Vitor Belfort and Michael Bisping.
UFC officials confirmed the event on Saturday, as well as, twelve bouts for the fight card. The city and venue for the event is expected to be announced soon.
Belfort (21-10) recently stepped...
As expected, the UFC will be taking its talents back to Brazil on January 19th. However, it wasn’t known until Saturday morning that a middleweight shootout between Vitor Belfort (Pictured) and Michael Bisping would headline the fiesta.
In addition, it appears the event will be of the free variety and air on either FX or FUEL TV in North America.
The UFC is still trying to lock...
The UFC will start its 2013 campaign in Brazil with a FX card that boasts a Brazilian competitor in every fight scheduled thus far. The most active middleweight in the division, Michael "The Count" Bisping, will look to finally earn a title shot against the legendary Anderson Silva sometime in 2013. To do that he must defeat "The Phenom" Vitor Belfort in what...
The UFC announced earlier today that Michael Bisping will face Vitor Belfort as the headliners for the next event in Brazil slated for January. The co-main will feature C.B. Dollaway against TUF Brazil finalist Daniel Sarafian. The other fights scheduled for this event that will most likely be a FUEL or FX show are as [...]