Vitor Belfort vs. Anthony Johnson at UFC 142 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Jan. 14th

Former UFC light heavyweight champion, Vitor Belfort will meet the now former welterweight powerhouse, Anthony “Rumble” Johnson at UFC 142 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on January 14th, 2012. UFC officials confirmed the bout via their official website.

Belfort bounced back from his UFC middleweight championship loss to Anderson Silva in February with a first round knockout win over Japanese superstar, Yoshihiro Akiyama in August.

Johnson returned to the octagon after a long spell away due to injury and picked up back-to-back wins over Dan Hardy and Charlie Brenneman. This fight will mark his first at 185 pounds after struggling to make 170 pounds cut for some time now.

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