Michael Bisping isn’t losing any time attempting to erase recollections of his UFC middleweight title loss to Georges St-Pierre.
In a shocking flip of occasions, Bisping (30-Eight MMA, 20-Eight UFC) will make a 21-day turnaround from his UFC 217 loss after agreeing to struggle Kelvin Gastelum (13-Three MMA, Eight-Three UFC) within the UFC Fight Night 122 headliner, which takes place Nov. 26 at Mercedes-Benz Arena in Shanghai. The occasion streams on UFC Fight Pbad.
An individual with information of the scenario confirmed the information to MMAjunkie, which was first reported by MMAFighting.com. The particular person requested anonymity as a result of an announcement has but to be made.
In his vow to struggle on after UFC 217, Michael Bisping sings a well-recognized tune
UFC Fight Night 122 misplaced its unique predominant occasion on Friday when information broke that former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva had been flagged with a possible U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) violation. Bisping is available in because the substitute simply three weeks after his third-round submission loss to St-Pierre at UFC 217.
“The Count” was given a 30-day medical suspension from the New York State Athletic Commission (NYSAC) for his defeat, however that interval could be waived with a health care provider’s clearance.
Bisping will set a brand new document for many fights in UFC historical past when he makes his 29th journey to the octagon at UFC Fight Night 122.
The newest UFC Fight Night 122 card now consists of:
- Michael Bisping vs. Kelvin Gastelum
- Li Jingliang vs. Zak Ottow
- Alex Caceres vs. Wang Guan
- Alex Garcia vs. Muslim Salikhov
- Zabit Magomedsharipov vs. Sheymon Moraes
- Bobby Nash vs. Kenan Song
- Kailin Curran vs. Yan Xiaonan
- Bharat Khandare vs. Pingyuan Liu
- Shamil Abdurakhimov vs. Chase Sherman
- Gina Mazany vs. Yanan Wu
- Wuliji Buren vs. Rolando Dy
- Cyril Asker vs. James Mulheron
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