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Report: Bisping to face McCarthy in March

The Ultimate Fighter 3 winner, Michael Bisping will make his 185 lbs. debut against TUF 4 veteran, Charles McCarthy (AKA Captain Miserable).

The news comes from an article from which states a source close to American Top Team has told them that “The Count” will face McCarthy at a March event, in London.

There is already a UFC event scheduled for March, in Columbus, Ohio which is headlined by a middleweight title bout between Anderson Silva and Dan Henderson, so it is kind of surprising that the UFC is going to hold a UK event in the same month.

Bisping is coming off a split decision loss to Rashad Evans at UFC 78. After which, he was apparently requested by UFC matchmaker, Joe Silva, to drop to the rather thin middleweight division.

Charles McCarthy hasn’t fought since November of 2006, at The Ultimate Fighter 4 finale, in which he submitted Gideon Ray.


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