Chris Weidman To Defend His Title Against Vitor Belfort At UFC 173

The highly anticipated middleweight title face off pinning current champion, Chris Weidman against knockout artist, Vitor Belfort was revealed for the UFC 173 Pay-Per-View event set to be on May 24th in Las Vegas, Nevada.

UFC officials announced the bout earlier today. Over the past two weeks, officials mentioned two possible events for the title fight: the Memorial Day weekend show on May 24 or the Independence Day weekend event on July 5. With the fight slated for the former, which is expected to air on pay-per-view from Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Garden Arena, Weidman gets his desired summer off.

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