This is the UFC Fight Night 84 live blog for Anderson Silva vs. Michael Bisping, a middleweight bout at Saturday’s UFC event at the O2 Arena in London.
Silva, who has won two of his past five fights after his last win over Nick Diaz was overturned to a no-contest because of a positive steroid test, will face Bisping, who has won three of his past five fights, on the main card.
Check out the UFC Fight Night 84 live blog below.
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Round 1: Herb Dean is the referee in charge of the Octagon. They touch gloves. Silva is southpaw, Bisping orthodox. Bisping whiffs on a head kick attempt. Bisping is doing the stalking, no one’s landed anything yet. Bisping moves in and lands a right, then backs out. Another right hand, left outside kick combo lands for Bisping, but Silva responds with a body kick. Bisping throws a head kick and tries to drive another right, but only partially lands. Silva tries to corner and catch Bisping, missing on a one-two. Silva lands a body kick and is putting intense pressure on the Brit. Bisping leans on a right and it scores, now both are waving each other on. Bisping backs Silva to the fence, but can’t score, but does land a jab and then stumbles Silva with a left hook!
MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Bisping
Source:: mma fighting