Anderson Silva’s Next Title Defense Revealed, Update on Franklin vs. Belfort

– According to Rich Franklin‘s Twitter account, the UFC 103 main event vs. Vitor Belfort will be held at a catchweight of 195lbs. Here is the message…



“Just found out i will b fighting vitor at a catch weight of 195 as per his request.”

– Dan Henderson will get the next middleweight title shot against Anderson Silva, at an event to be determined. Henderson was pulled from the UFC 103 main event against Rich Franklin. At Friday’s conference call it was announced that Vitor Belfort would face Franklin at UFC 103, leaving Henderson without an opponent. Dana White spoke on the title bout, stating…

“It depends on what happens next week. If [Silva] doesn’t get busted or have injuries, it could be very soon.”

As for middleweight contenders Demian Maia and Nate Marquardt, who face off at UFC 102, they will have to wait for their title shot. White said that the winner would probably have to wait until 2010 for a title shot.

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