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Dan Henderson vs Vitor Belfort 2 in the works for UFC Fight Night 32 in Brazil

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Get ready for another swerve with a recent report that has Vitor Belfort and Dan Henderson interested in -- and close to -- coming to terms on a hard-hitting rematch planned for Nov. 9, 2013, in Brazil.


Tim Kennedy, Gegard Mousasi and Lyoto Machida all weren't "name" mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters impressive enough to entice Vitor Belfort into accepting a future fight.

Dan Henderson, however, apparently has a nice ring to it.

Henderson and Belfort are "close" to booking a potentially explosive rematch at UFC Fight Night 32, which takes place at Goiania Arena in Goiania, Brazil, on Nov. 9, 2013, according to a report from Ariel Helwani on the latest edition of "UFC Tonight."

No weight class has been determined at this time; however, Henderson is a currently an active Light Heavyweight who has admitted in the recent past that 185-pound fights aren't ideal at this advanced stage of his career. That's more than likely music to the ears of "The Phenom," who has "unnerved" Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White with his super-picky Middleweight championship-only attitude (more details here).

Henderson and Belfort first met at Pride 32 in Oct. 2006, with "Hendo" coming out on top via unanimous decision. It was after this performance that Belfort tested positive for 4-hydroxytestosterone, which resulted in a nine-month suspension and a $10,000 fine.

It's this transgression that has led to Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) Executive Director, Keith Kizer, to suggest (details here) that Belfort would more than likely not receive a Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) if he ever applied to have his license re-instated to compete in "Sin City."

That certainly wouldn't be an issue in South America, even if White thinks Belfort is free to compete anywhere regardless.

Nonetheless, Henderson is coming off back-to-back controversial split-decision losses to Lyoto Machida and Rashad Evans, while Belfort has won two straight (both in Brazil) to Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold via (technical) knockout.