ESPN broke the news of Belfort vs. Hall being confirmed by the UFC. The two will meet inside the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri on Jan. 14 for a UFC Fight Night event. Jessica Eye will do battle with Kalindra Faria on the card as well.
Belfort is coming off a unanimous decision victory over Nate Marquardt back in June. It was “The Phenom’s” first win since Nov. 2015. He had gone 0-2, 1 NC prior to snapping his skid.
As for Hall, he recently earned a knockout win over Krzysztof Jotko in the second round. Hall had also snapped a skid. He hadn’t had a victory since Sept. 2015.