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Middleweight bout set for Brazil

Updated: November 3, 2012, 1:24 PM ET
By Franklin McNeil | ESPN.com

Middleweight contenders Vitor Belfort and Michael Bisping will fight in a main-event bout Jan. 19 in Brazil, UFC announced Saturday on its web site.

The promotion has not yet named a city or venue for the event. An official title for the event also has not yet been named.

"As we had anticipated, 2013 will be a very busy year for the Brazilian fans," UFC managing director of international development Marshall Zelaznik said. "We are very happy about this Jan. 19 event, which ...

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