Bisping says he verbally agreed to fight with GSP, but boss says nope

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping has some time on his hands.

#2 Chris Weidman fights #4 Yoel Romero at UFC 205 on November 12, 2016, at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. #3 Jacare Souza fights #1 Luke Rockhold at UFC Fight Night 101 on Nov. 26, 2016, in Melbourne, Australia. Whoever wins most spectacularly presumably gets a shot at ‘The Count’.

In the meantime, Bisping has been advocating for a fight with former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, who is in an acrimonious negotiation over a potential return to the UFC.

However, UFC president Dana White told MMAjunkie that the fight is not happening.

“There is no Bisping vs. ‘GSP’ fight in Toronto,” said White. “I know Mike wants it but it’s not happening.”

In the meantime, UFC 206 is coming, wedged a little tightly between UFC 205 on November 12, the biggest event in UFC history, and the return of Ronda Rousey at UFC 207 on December 30, 2016, at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

UFC 206 on December 10, 2016 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario.
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