Found September 26, 2013 on
The 12-bout lineup for the Octagon’s return to Manchester has been finalized. “UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Munoz” takes place October 26 inside Manchester Arena in England.
A pivotal middleweight shootout between Mark Munoz (pictured) and Michael Bisping headlines the gig. A lightweight scrap with Melvin Guillard and Ross Pearson serves as the co-main event.
The UFC’s Facebook page kicks things off bright and early by streaming the card’s preliminary bouts live at 11:45AM ET/8:45AM PT. Fox Sports 2 will then broadcast the six featured fights immediately after at 3PM ET/Noon PT.
Here is the show’s official agenda:
(Facebook 11:45AM ET/8:45AM PT)
Michael Kuiper vs. Brad Scott
Jimy Hettes vs. Mike Wilkinson
Cole Miller vs. Andy Ogle
Jessica Andrade vs. Rosi Sexton
Luke Barnatt vs. Andrew Craig
Al Iaquinta vs. Piotr Hallman
(Fox Sports 2 3PM ET/Noon PT)
John Lineker vs. Phil Harris
Magnus Cedenblad vs. Alessio Sakara
Norman Parke vs. Jon Tuck
Jimi Manuwa vs. Ryan Jimmo
Melvin Guillard vs. Ross Pearson
Mark Munoz vs. Michael Bisping
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A return to fight in his home country will now not be happening for UFC middleweight Michael Bisping. According to sources, Bisping (24-5) has been forced to withdraw from UFC Fight Night 30 October 26 in Manchester, England due to an eye injury. While corrective surgery won’t be needed, he is expected to miss five to six […]
According to ESPN’s Brett Okamoto, Michael The Count Bisping has injured his eye and will not be able to compete against Mark Munoz: The two were set to compete in the main event of UFN in Manhester, England, Bisping’s hometown. he was expected to be the main draw for the card. Now, on short notice, […]
The injury bug strikes again. On Friday, it was announced an injury has forced Michael Bisping out of next month’s critical scrap against Mark Munoz. As we all know full well, the Octagon waits for no man as Lyoto Machida (pictured) has agreed to serve as substitute at UFC Fight Night 30. Munoz ended his year-long hiatus in impressive fashion by dominating Tim Boetsch at UFC 162...
News just came through the social media universe that Michael Bisping is OUT of his scheduled fight later next month in London against Mark Munoz and IN is Lyoto Machida, karate master and new-to-the-middleweight division former champion.
Well, this is a huge fight for both men. I kind of wish I was seeing Bisping vs. Machida, but I guess I will take this as well. As we all know...
Lyoto Machida's middleweight debut will come a little earlier than planned, and his new opponent, Mark Munoz, holds a more coveted spot in the current pecking order inside of the division he's now chosen to be part of.
Earlier this evening ESPN broke the news that Michael 'The Count' Bisping will be unable to perform next month in Manchester due to complications...
Michael Bisping's awaited return to Manchester will have to wait. The UFC middleweight star has suffered a setback to a previous eye injury that has forced him to withdraw from the UFC's UK event scheduled for Oct. 26, the promotion confirmed to FOX Sports.
Bisping will be replaced by former light-heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida, who agreed to move up about a week from...
The UFC announced that Michael Bisping is out with an eye injury and Lyoto Machida will replace Bisping and face Mark Munoz in the main event of UFC Fight Night 30.
Bisping had suffered a detached earlier this year and had complications with the eye in training and therefore had to bow out of the fight. MMAFighting.com is reporting that Bisping will not need corrective surgery, but...
Michael Bisping (24-5) has been forced out of his UFC Fight Night 30 bout with Mark Munoz (13-3), after suffering a detached retina which is likely to keep him out of action for 4-6 months. With the card, set to be held in Manchester, England, now lacking star power in Bisping’s absence, the UFC […]