Vitor Belfort faces Matt Lindland at Affliction

Now it's official, after a few months of waiting and a lot of speculation, the Brazilian Vitor belfort He already has an opponent for his fight at Affliction II, which takes place on January 24th in California, United States.

The black belt faces Matt Lindland for the middleweight division title at the event. The duel was initially scheduled for October, but had to be postponed due to a fracture in Vitor's hand, as the event also ended up being extended to January, the fight was considered again, but the organizers decided to match Matt Lindland against Renato “Babalu ” Sobral. However, yesterday, in an interview with the American website MMA Weekly, the vice-president of the event, Tom Atencio, confirmed that plans have changed, and that Belfort will face the American in a fight valid for the organization's belt.



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