UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy has been wanting a fight with Michael Bisping for some time. On Tuesday, he took matters into his own hands and wrote up a bout agreement, signed it and tweeted it to UFC president Dana White.
— Tim Kennedy (@TimKennedyMMA) December 31, 2013
Kennedy (17-4) last fought on Nov. 6, knocking out Rafael Natal in the UFC: Fight for the Troops 3 main event. Bisping (25-4) last competed in April, defeating Alan Belcher by a technical decision. The Ultimate Fighter 3 winner has been sidelined with an eye injury since the bout with Belcher and continues to recover.