Affliction has finalized its card for Affliction: Trilogy by officially announcing a middleweight bout between Vitor Belfort (18-8) and Jorge Santiago (21-7).
Belfort is going for his third straight victory in Affliction. He has already disposed of Terry Martin and Matt Lindland thus far in impressive fashion.
He enters “Affliction: Trilogy” with four consecutive wins and five victories in his past six fights.
Santiago is making his Affliction debut and is currently one of the hottest fighters in the middleweight division. He has recorded nine straight victories. During that span he won Strikeforce‘s first-ever same-day four-man middleweight tournament and World Victory Road’s Sengoku middleweight belt.
Santiago most recently competed in January when he defeated Kazuo Misaki via fifth-round submission, while Belfort last fought in July where he beat Martin via second-round KO.