“UFC 120: Bisping vs. Akiyama” will be jumping off this morning inside the O2 Arena in London, England. The first preliminary bout is scheduled to start at approximately 12:20 PM ET/9:20AM PT. Make sure to stay with 5thRound.com all day for our live coverage.
The main bouts will be made available via tape-delay tonight on Spike TV starting at 8PM ET/PT.
Michael Bisping returns home to headline the freebie event opposite Japanese superstar Yoshihiro Akiyama. The Brit was last seen posting a unanimous decision victory over Dan Miller at UFC 114, bumping his overall mark to 19-3.
Akiyama was submitted by Chris Leben at UFC 116 the last time he took the cage. Although Sexyama entered the organization with a ton of hoopla, back-to-back losses will have him at 1-2 inside the Octagon.
A critical welterweight scrap between Carlos Condit and Dan Hardy will serve as the card’s co-main event.
Here is the roster for today’s extravaganza:
Fabio Maldonado vs. James McSweeney
Spencer Fisher vs. Kurt Warburton
Mark Holst vs. Paul Sass
Rob Broughton vs. Vinicius Kappke de Quieroz
Cyrille Diabate vs. Alexander Gustafsson
Claude Patrick vs. James Wilks
Cheick Kongo vs. Travis Browne
John Hathaway vs. Mike Pyle
Dan Hardy vs. Carlos Condit
Michael Bisping vs. Yoshihiro Akiyama