Vitor Belfort accepts the challenge of a rematch from Wanderlei Silva

UFC middleweight contender and former light heavyweight champion, Vitor Belfort has today accepted the challenge of a rematch from his fellow countryman, Wanderlei Silva just hours after it was issued.

Belfort, speaking via Tatame Magazine, said:

“Let’s do it, brother. I accept it. He’s a great athlete, a great champion, and it would be a pleasure to fight him. It’d be a highly anticipated fight, very important for the sport”

“Whatever Dana (White) says I’ll do, I never chose opponents and I won’t do it now. But he made the challenge and I’m accepting it. I just don’t wanna wait for the UFC Rio to come back, I wanna fight first.”

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