Belfort Breaks Hand, Out of UFC 147 Rematch with Wand

Belfort out, Silva's opponent on June 23rd to be determined...
After the UFC 146 event Saturday night, UFC President Dana White revealed that former light heavyweight champion and current middleweight contender Vitor Belfort broke his hand in training and has been forced to withdraw from his UFC 147 main event rematch against Wanderlei Silva. The June 23rd card in Belo Horizonte, Brazil will go on as scheduled with Silva in the main event against an opponent to be determined.

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