Vitor Belfort Battles Cung Le at UFC 139

Written by Tom Ngo
September 10th, 2011

UFC Middleweight Vitor Belfort

Do you know the way to San Jose? Vitor Belfort (Pictured) soon will. According to his official website, the Brazilian will battle former Strikeforce middleweight champ Cung Le at UFC 139 on November 19th.

Belfort owns an impressive 20-9 professional record and has been victorious in six out of his last seven scraps. “The Phenom” was most recently seen in August putting Yoshihiro Akiyama to sleep in the 1stRound at UFC 133.

Le, on the other hand, hasn’t sniffed a mixed martial arts canvas since posting a knockout win over Scott Smith at “Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Werdum” in June of 2010. The kickboxing specialist holds a 7–1 MMA record, with all of his bouts coming under Strikeforce’s banner.

The Vietnamese-American has been pursuing a career in Hollywood since his last fight.

The HP Pavilion will host the Octagon’s debut in San Jose.

Here are the athletes rumored to appear in the show:

Gleison Tibau vs. Rafael Dos Anjos

Zhang Tie Quan vs. Darren Elkins

Chris Weidman vs. Tom Lawlor

Stephan Bonnar vs. Kyle Kingsbury

Jason Brilz vs. Ryan Bader

Rick Story vs. Martin Kampmann

Vitor Belfort vs. Cung Le

Urijah Faber vs. Brian Bowles

Don’t forget to follow @5thRound on Twitter, Facebook and Google+!