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Vitor Belfort vs. Kelvin Gastelum, Edson Barboza vs. Beneil Dariush set for UFC Fight Night 107

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The UFC will return to Brazil on March 11, and Vitor Belfort will headline the card against Kelvin Gastelum. The UFC announced the middleweight bout on Wednesday. Combate first reported the match-up.

UFC Fight Night 107 will take place at the 17,000-seat Olympic Training Center in Fortaleza, marking the promotion’s return to the capital of Ceara for the first time since UFC on Fuel TV 10 in 2013.

Gastelum (14-2) impressed with another win as a middleweight, stopping Tim Kennedy at UFC 206, and mentioned his interest in fighting “The Phenom” at 185 pounds if he couldn't return to the welterweight division.

Belfort (25-13), on the other hand, has lost back-to-back fights to Ronaldo Souza and Gegard Mousasi, both by technical knockout. The former UFC champion is 4-0 when headlining UFC events in Brazil.

The UFC also announced a lightweight clash between Edson Barbosa and Beneil Dariush to the card.

Barboza (18-4) returns to action after scoring back-to-back decision victories over Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez in 2016. Dariush (14-2) is coming off consecutive wins over James Vick and Rashid Magomedov.