Tuesday, 13 July 2010
O2 Arena: Michael Bisping lined up for UFC return to O2 Arena
ULTIMATE Fighting Champion Michael Bisping is set for a return to the O2 Arena later this year. The Manchester middleweight is reported to be headlining the UFC 120 event at the North Greenwich arena on October 16. He will take on Japanese super star Yoshihiro Akiyama in the same venue where he defeated the USA's Matt Hamill back in 2007. Bisping, 31, is the former Cage Warriors Fighting Championship light heavyweight champion and former Cage Rage light heavyweight champion. Also reported to be on the card are Brits Dan Hardy, who fights former world champion Carlos Condit, and John Hathaway, who takes on undefeated Korean Dong Hyun Kim.