This is the UFC Shanghai live blog for Michael Bisping vs. Kelvin Gastelum, a middleweight bout at Saturday’s UFC event at Mercedes Benz Arena in Shanghai, China.
Former UFC middleweight champion Bisping looks to bounce back from his UFC 217 loss against Georges St-Pierre to face Gastelum, who is 2-2 (and one no-contest) in his past five fights, in the main event.
Check out the UFC 217 live blog below.
Round 1: Referee Marc Goddard on hand for the main event. Gastelum pressing forward, he lands a body kick before Bisping backs him up with a straight right. They exchange in close before Gastelum tries to tie Bisping up against the cage. Gastelum throwing lots of kicks to the body. Huge 1-2 combo lands on the button for Gastelum and Bisping goes down! This one is over.
Official result: Kelvin Gastelum def. Michael Bisping by KO (punches) at 2:30 of Round 1