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Matt Lindland and Vitor Belfort To Fight For Middleweight Title At Affliction 2

Matt LindlandMatt Lindland and Vitor Belfort will clash for the first-ever Affliciton middleweight championship at Affliction 2 on October 11th in Las Vegas, according to

“It’ll be a great fight, we’ll see who is the best of the world there”, Belfort told Tatame. “I saw his fight with Negão and he’s a warrior. He comes be over you, but I don’t think he has the strength to stay over me. I’ll go to knock him out. My punches are well-aimed and when it hits he won’t stand.”

Lindland (21-5) defeated Fabio Negao via unanimous decision at Affliction “Banned” on July 19th.

Belfort (17-8) knocked UFC veteran Terry Martin out cold in the second-round of their bout at Affliction’s first-ever event.

Affliction 2 will be headlined by a WAMMA heavyweight championship bout between title-holder Fedor Emelianenko and former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski.

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