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Vitor Belfort vs. Cung Le Planned for UFC 139 in San Jose

Vitor BelfortVitor Belfort will look to move closer to another shot at the middleweight title when the former UFC champ is expected to welcome former Strikeforce title-holder Cung Le to the Octagon at UFC 139 on November 19 in San Jose, California, Belfort announced Saturday.

Belfort (20-9) rebounded from a first-round KO to middleweight champion Anderson Silva in February with a first-round knockout of his own over Yoshihiro Akiyama last month at UFC 133, while Le (7-1) hasn’t fought since June 2010 when he avenged his first career loss with a second-round KO of Scott Smith in Strikeforce.

UFC 139 also includes Urijah Faber vs. Brian Bowles, Martin Kampmann vs. Rick Story, Stephan Bonnar vs. Kyle Kingsbury, and Ryan Bader vs. Jason Brilz.

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