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Now that Strikeforce is officially yesterday’s news, it’s time for big brother to reclaim the MMA headlines. The Octagon ends its three-week hiatus this Saturday with “UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Bisping.”
Ginasio do Ibirapuera in Sao Paulo, Brazil hosts the fiesta.
A middleweight shootout between Vitor Belfort (Pictured) and Michael Bisping headlines the gig. A victorious Bisping will earn next crack at reigning 185-pound king Anderson Silva.
The UFC’s Facebook page will offer a live stream of the night’s first scrap. FUEL TV will then air the remaining six prelims live at 6PM ET/3PM PT.
FX broadcasts the four featured fights beginning at 9PM ET/6PM PT.
Here is the show’s official agenda:
(Facebook 5:35PM ET/2:35PM PT)
C.J. Keith vs. Francisco Trinaldo
(FUEL TV 6PM ET/3PM PT)
Ildemar Alcantara vs. Wagner Prado
Yuri Alcantara vs. Pedro Nobre
Edson Barboza vs. Lucas Martins
Nik Lentz vs. Diego Nunes
Andrew Craig vs. Ronny Markes
Godofredo Castro vs. Milton Vieira
(FX 9PM ET/6PM PT)
Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Thiago Tavares
Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Ben Rothwell
C.B. Dollaway vs. Daniel Sarafian
Vitor Belfort vs. Michael Bisping
BEST OF MAXIM
6'0" 185 lbs (Middleweight)
74" reach, Southpaw
April 1, 1977
21-10 (UFC: 10-6)
1 straight loss
Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Black belt in Judo
Purple belt in Shotokan Karate
UFC 12 Heavyweight Tournament winner: 1997
UFC Light Heavyweight...
UFC legend Vitor Belfort was being fan friendly at Miami International airport yesterday before he boarded his plane to Brazil. Looks like Vitor might have cut his own hair again.
Dana White UFC on FX7 Video Blog
Bisbing Says Belfort Is A Cheat
“I’m really focused to fight and it’s more like an outside vision. I’m like a Navy SEAL going to war. I’m not focused on the politics, just give me the mission and let me accomplish it.”
“When a mission is given to a Navy SEAL, they say turn your back and let me do what I’m here to do. Now this fight is my mission. I don’t care about the politics or anything else...
Main Card Vitor Belfort vs. Michael Bisping C.B. Dollaway vs. Daniel Sarafian Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Ben Rothwell Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Thiago Tavares Preliminary Card Godofredo Castro vs. Milton Vieira Andrew Craig vs. Ronny Markes Nik Lentz vs. Diego Nunes Edson Barboza vs. Lucas Martins Yuri Alcantara vs. Pedro Nobre Ildemar Alcantara vs. Wagner Prado C.J. Keith vs...
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