Vitor Belfort vs. Alan Belcher at UFC 153 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Oct. 13th

Top 185 pound contenders, Vitor Belfort and Alan Belcher will meet at UFC 153 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on October 13th, 2012. Source close to the situation have revealed the bout and both men have verbally agreed to meet.

Belcher has won six of his last seven fights including former title contender, Patrick Cote and Brazilian submission artist, Rousimar Palhares. An eye injury slowed him a little but he is back and ready to climb to the top of the middleweight ladder.

Belfort has won seven of his last eight fights with the lone loss coming from middleweight king pin, Anderson Silva. A win huge win over Yoshihiro Akiyama proved he is still in the title picture. He was set to compete at UFC 147 but was forced out after breaking his hand in training.

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