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Vitor Belfort to face Anderson Silva on Jan. 2

Updated: September 26, 2009, 12:17 PM ET
By Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

Los Angeles Times writer Lance Pugmire with the early weekend bombshell: Dana White told Pugmire that he's gotten verbal commitments from both Anderson Silva and Vitor Belfort for the two to face off in honor of Silva's middleweight title in Las Vegas on Jan. 2.

It's a big fight for a big holiday weekend, and Belfort may be the most compelling style match for the champion in the UFC to date -- but it comes at the expense of both Nate Marquardt and Dan Henderson, who have ...

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