UFC officially announces 6-23 site as Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Friday, 11 May 2012 09:38
UFC announced today at the Mineirinho Arena in Belo Horizonte, Brazil would be the site of UFC 147 on 6/23. This confirms reports the previous report in the newsletter of Belo Horizonte as the host city of the show.
UFC officials said the deal was finlized Wednesday, and on 5/16, there will be a ceremony with UFC officials Marshall Zelaznik and Jaime Pollack, city officials and Vitor Belfort, who will headline the show.
Belfort vs. Wanderlei Silva will headline along with the finals of the featherweight and middleweight tournaments on TUF Brazil, a reality how that is currently airing on Globo, the largest network in the country.
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