Gegard Mousasi Confirms Affliction 3 Bout With Vitor Belfort


While Mousasi awaits word on his next opponent in the “Super Hulk” tournament, he will remain active this summer as he prepares for his first-ever bout in the United States. When asked to address rumors that he will be fighting former UFC light heavyweight champion Vitor Belfort for Affliction on Aug. 1, a candid Mousasi confirmed the rumors as being true.

“Yes, those (rumors) are true and I will be fighting Vitor Belfort,” exclaimed an excited Mousasi.

There is no word yet on what weight the fight will be fought out but indications are that the two could meet at 205 pounds as opposed to middleweight.