Bisping and Belcher face off at UFC 159
Michael Bisping celebrates his unanimous decision victory over Dan Miller on May 29, 2010 at The MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. (The Canadian Press/AP, Eric Jamison)
The Canadian Press
Published Wednesday, January 30, 2013 3:20PM EST
Last Updated Tuesday, September 24, 2013 2:10PM EDT
TORONTO - Middleweights Michael (The Count) Bisping and Alan (The Talent) Belcher will meet in the co-main event of UFC 159 on April 27.
Both men are coming off losses and looking for a win to get back in the 185-pound title hunt
Bisping (23-5) was stopped by Vitor (The Phenom) Belfort on a televised card Jan. 19 in Brazil while Belcher (17-6) lost by decision to Yushin Okamai at UFC 155 on Dec. 29.
"Ok I'm back in ASAP like I wanted," Bisping tweeted. "To eradicate the mistake I made last week. April 27th vs Belcher. Back on track!! Make no mistake!"
The main event of UFC 159 at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., features light-heavyweight champion Jon (Bones) Jones and Chael Sonnen.