Bisping vs. Kennedy targeted for April 16th

 

Michael Bisping and Tim Kennedy have been verbally sparring in the media and Twitter probably more so than any two other fighters have before. Now, it looks like the two with finally square off in the Octagon, once Bisping passes one small hurdle:

Sources close to the situation confirmed the bout to FOX Sports on Saturday, but the fight has not been signed nor have bout agreements been issued for one major reason.

"I was cleared to fight by my doctor. My doctor wrote a letter to the UFC, clearing me 100%. The UFC very kindly offered me a fight against Tim Kennedy. No bout agreements are signed as yet, but unfortunately for me the UFC want to do some more testing to cover their side of things. They don't want anything to go wrong with my eye," Bisping told BT Sport's Beyond the Octagon earlier this week.

"So I've got to do a visual field test, that should be taking place pretty quickly, I'm assuming. I want to get it done ASAP and get this fight locked away."

Sources have confirmed that the UFC is targeting the middleweight bout for the April 16 card, but again it all depends on Bisping's health before the fight can be signed.

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Jesus KO'd stayrad site profile image  

1/21/14 6:11 PM by Jesus KO'd stayrad

Couldn't care less but Tims not in the same league as Mike

DoomFarmer site profile image  

1/21/14 6:01 PM by DoomFarmer

This.A pointless, freebie for Bisping.

DarkhorseRising site profile image  

1/21/14 5:55 PM by DarkhorseRising

Do you love Mikey Bizzle more than life itself? I want someone who's going to be really disappointed when TK tko's the Count.

Devlin site profile image  

1/21/14 5:22 PM by Devlin

i agree that rockhold is better but do you not agree if he'd took on rockhold people would have called him out for ducking kennedy?

Jesus KO'd stayrad site profile image  

1/20/14 12:22 PM by Jesus KO'd stayrad

Il take it bet bitch but I'm no UKTT

DarkhorseRising site profile image  

1/20/14 11:00 AM by DarkhorseRising

Alright, which one of you sorry UKTT tossers wants to lose a 30 day sn bet? No welchers.

MMALOGIC site profile image  

1/20/14 10:43 AM by MMALOGIC

bisping cant seem to beat top 5 MW's but he eats these fringe top 10 guys like tim kennedy for lunch.

NHBDaddy site profile image  

1/20/14 10:40 AM by NHBDaddy

Hope Bisping is making the right call, you only have 1 set of eyes..

VitorpeepeetasteStrongTRT site profile image  

1/20/14 10:14 AM by VitorpeepeetasteStrongTRT

I like Kennedy in this fight tbh.

PermitMeFisticuffsBrother site profile image  

1/20/14 8:34 AM by PermitMeFisticuffsBrother

Will Bisping have a permanent cross eye now? everytime i've seen him doing TV hes got a inward pointing eye