Chris Weidman (Esther Lin/MMA Fighting)Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort in the Works for UFC 184 in Los Angeles José Youngs October 23, 2014 News, Spotlight According to reports, UFC officials are looking to book the highly anticipated title fight between UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort for UFC 184 in Los Angeles on Feb. 28. MMAJunkie was the first to report the news. The two were originally scheduled to meet at UFC 173 in May before Belfort withdrew from the bout in wake of the Nevada State Athletic Commission’s decision to ban Testosterone Replacement Therapy. Weidman would go on to defend his belt against Belfort’s replacement Lyoto Machida by decision after a brutal five-round war at UFC 175 in July. The fight between Weidman and Belfort was then rebooked for UFC 181 in Las Vegas on Dec. 6. However, in keeping up with the tradition of the injury-plagued 2014, Weidman was forced to withdraw from the fight after injuring his hand during training camp, delaying the bout even further. Prior to defeating Machida, Weidman (12-0) defended his title at UFC 168 against former middleweight kingpin and pound-for-pound best Anderson Silva, the very man he won the belt from when he shocked the world at UFC 162 in July 2013. He will enter this bout with eight career stoppage victories, including five by way of knockout. Belfort (24-10) has not been seen since scoring a violent first round head kick knockout over Dan Henderson at UFC Fight Night 32 in November 2013. This gave ‘The Phenom’ five straight stoppage victories as a middleweight, including three straight by way of head kick knockout. It should be noted the UFC has yet to make this event official.