Since Vitor Belfort spilled the beans early -- much to the chagrin of Dana White -- the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president officially announced two huge title fights for UFC 184.
The event, which is set to pop off from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Calif., on Feb. 28, 2015, will be headlined by a much-anticipated middleweight title fight, as division champion Chris Weidman will defend his title for the third time against current No. 1 contender, Vitor Belfort.
From White himself:
"Well, we weren't planning on announcing this yet, but apparently Vitor doesn't give a shit. So, if you haven't heard, Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort for the title, Ronda vs. Cat for the title on Feb. 28, 2015 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles."
Originally scheduled to go down at UFC 181 on Dec. 6, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada, the bout was scratched after Weidman was forced out of the championship fight with an injury (details). Now, the two men will finally get to duke it out onside the Octagon.
Barring another setback, of course.
But the action doesn't stop there. Ronda Rousey will be pulling co-headlining duties, as she is set to defend her women's bantamweight strap against Cat Zingano. That fight was originally set to co-headline UFC 182 on Jan 3, 2015, also in "Sin City."
But before you weep for loss that pay-per-view (PPV) card suffered, it still has Jon Jones defending his light heavyweight title against Daniel Cormier.