THE UFC returns to London quickly with a number of the greatest names in British MMA headlining the present on the O2 on Greenwich London.
UFC followers are clinging to the dream that middleweight legend Michael Bisping will affirm a retirement combat for the present after a few robust MMA losses.
When is UFC Battle Night time London?
On March 17, UFC will return to London for the tenth time.
British MMA is rising quickly – with the assistance of the UFC and heroes like Bisping and Brad Pickett who retired on the identical present final yr.
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The present will kick-off at round 7pm with fights coming thick and quick all through the night time.
Who’s on the cardboard, and what’s the important occasion?
There’s a moutwatering checklist of motion confirmed however followers are nonetheless desperately hoping the headline slot goes to The Depend.
All bouts dwell and topic to alter. Bout order TBA.
Gentle heavyweight bout
Jimi Manuwa vs. Jan Blachowicz
Leon Edwards vs. Peter Sobotta
Mark Godbeer vs. Dmitriy Sosnovskiy
Gentle heavyweight bout
Paul Craig vs. Magomed Ankalaev
Alex Reyes vs. Nasrat Haqparast
Rustam Khabilov vs. Kajan Johnson
John Phillips vs. Charles Byrd
Jack Marshman vs. Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos
Danny Roberts vs. Oliver Enkamp
Danny Henry vs. Hakeem Dawodu
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What TV channel is it on and can I live stream it?
In the UK BT Sport will be showing the action live.
There will also be access on the BT Sport website on their app and official website.
SunSport will also be covering the show with fight reports and a blog.
How can I get tickets?
Tickets will be available via AXS and Ticketmaster from 10:00 a.m. GMT on Friday, February 2 and will be priced at £40, £60, £80, £100, £125 and £175 (prices do not include applicable service charges or fees).
The south London venue has a capacity of up to 20,000 – depending on the event – so fans have no excuse not to make the event.
Michael Bisping’s best London nights
Defeats Matt Hamill via split decision – UFC 75 – September 8, 2007
In the co-main event of the evening, Michael Bisping defeated Matt Hamill to the delight of the home fans.
Going into the fight the two fighters were rivals during The Ultimate Fighter 3, which made this match up even more attractive to fight fans.
Hamill edged the first round but, with the roar of the home crowd behind him, Bisping grew in confidence and was far superior in the second and third rounds.
That dominance in the latter stages of the fight was enough for Bisping to edge the contest.
Defeats Jason Day via TKO in round one – UFC 85 – June 7, 2008
Rising middleweight star Bisping continued to cement his popularity amongst home fans with an explosive first round TKO of Canada’s Jason Day.
In the co main event the Count put on a dominant show in his home country to continue his rise up the middleweight rankings.
Defeats Yoshihiro Akiyama via unanimous decision – UFC 120 – October 16, 2010
In the headline bout of the evening Bisping defeated Japan’s Yoshihiro Akiyama via unanimous decision in front of a sell-out crowd at The O₂.
Bisping recovered from an early big shot to the chin to dominate and outscore Yoshihiro Akiyama over three rounds, winning 30-27 on all three judges’ scorecards. For their efforts, both fighters landed Fight of the Night bonuses.
Defeats Anderson Silva via unanimous decision – UFC Fight Night: Silva vs. Bisping – February 27, 2016
Undoubtedly one of the most hotly anticipated bouts ever to take place in Europe, this fight certainly did not disappoint. Bisping and Silva engaged in a back and forth battle at lightening pace with both fighters leaving everything inside the Octagon by the time the bell sounded at the end of the fifth and final round.
Eventually it was Bisping who prevailed via the judges’ scorecards.
Bisping would go on to secure the UFC middleweight world title less than four months later.