Vitor Belfort fights Gegard Mousasi at UFC 204 on October 8th in Manchester, England.
Vitor is ranked #4 at middleweight, Mousasi #7.
Vitor lost his last fight to Jacare in May. Mousasi won his last bout vs Thiago Santos earlier this month.
2 weeks ago Mousasi tried to goad Vitor into the fight by Tweeting: After years of running, @vitorbelfort has finally agreed to fight me. The fans just won. Sorry, Everyone. April fools came early. @vitorbelfort will never fight me. If he wanted to it would have happened years ago.
Mousasi and Vitor were supposed to fight in Affliction in 2009, but in a strange circumstance, they could not agree on a weight to do it at.
The main event of this card is expected to be Michael Bisping vs Dan Henderson.
Weidman and Jacare were banking on getting a title shot but will not, #1 ranked contender Luke Rockhold has expressed interest in fighting #5 ranked Anderson Silva., and #9 and 10 ranked fighters Uriah Hall and Derek Brunson are fighting one another in