Belfort vs. Belcher and Jason vs. Sicilia added to UFC 153
Verbal agreements are in for two top middleweights to go to war in Brazil – Vitor Belfort and Alan Belcher will meet at UFC 153 in a match-up both had lobbied for via social media in recent days.
After winning it all in the first ever Brazilian Ultimate Fighter competition, Rony Jason now takes on the hard-hitting Sam Sicilia in a featherweight bout in his home country on October 13th. “I hope I can please the crowd on the 13th, that is a very special day for me,” said Jason. “At the next UFC Rio, you will see Jason the striker and finisher.” Both fighters have verbally agreed to the bout.
TUF Brazil standouts Sergio Moraes and Renee Forte will also fight at the event; their opponents will be named in coming days.