It has been confirmed by UFC president Dana White on Sports Centre that Michael Bisping will replace the injured Chris Weidman and will take on the Middleweight Champion Luke Rockhold at UFC 199 in Las Angeles California in the main event June 4th.
This will not be the first time that these two square off as Luke Rockhold holds a win over Michael Bisping via guillotine submission in the second round at UFC Fight Night 55 back in November of 2014.
Middleweight Champion Luke Rockhold has record of 15-2 and is riding a five fight win streak with all fights ending via a finish. Rockhold’s latest win was against Chris Weidman via TKO punches in round 3 at UFC 194 in Las Vegas in December of 2015
Michael Bisping has a MMA Record of 28–7 and a UFC record of 18-7. He hold notable wins over Chris Leben, Jason Miller, Brian Stann and Thales Leites. His latest win was one of the biggest wins over his career over Anderson Silva at UFC Fight Night London this past February via unanimous decision.