Although not officially announced it has been reported the bout is in the final stages of negotiations. MMAWeekly.com is stating both parties have agreed and expected to finalize the deal shortly.
Belcher is coming off a close decision loss to Yoshihiro Akiyama at UFC 100. The loss, which many believe was won by Belcher, stopped a two-fight win streak he had going into UFC 100. “The Talent”, is currently 14-6 as a professional, with his latest wins coming over Ed Herman and Denis Kang.
Wilson Gouveia hasn’t fought since UFC 95, where he suffered a TKO loss at the hands of Nate Marquardt. He was supposed to fight James Irvin at UFC 102, until Irvin withdrew due to an injury. Gouveia is currently 12-6, with notable wins over Jason McDonald and Jason Lambert.
UFC 107 has not been officially announced, but is expected to take place Dec. 12th at the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tenn.
Below is a full list of the expected bouts for UFC 107:
- B.J. Penn vs. Diego Sanchez
- Frank Mir vs. Cheick Kongo
- Kenny Florian vs. Clay Guida
- Thiago Alves vs. Paulo Thiago
- Wilson Gouveia vs. Alan Belcher
- Todd Duffee vs. TBA