UFC 159: "The Count" vs. "The Talent" set for April 27th card
ESPN.com reported that UFC officials confirmed the bout and announced that it will serve as the co-main event for the card:
— UFC (@ufc) January 30, 2013
In the past Bisping and Belcher have traded barbs at each other, with both stating they would like to fight each other at some point.
The two are coming off big losses in the middleweight division and will look to rebound with a win against each other. Bisping, who was to meet Anderson Silva if he were to win, most recently lost to Vitor Belfort by KO at UFC on FX 7. Belcher last fought and lost to Yushin Okami at UFC 155, in a bout that saw "The Talent" out-grappled by Japanese native.
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