Round 1: Intense staredown by the two before the fight. No touch of gloves in this one. Miller lands a leg kick. Miller lands a glancing right hand and tries to get the fight to the ground. Bisping fends it off. They clinch. Bisping presses Miller against the cage. They separate. Miller lands a body kick. Bisping catches it and pushes him away. Miller lands a counter overhand right. Miller is throwing big right hands. He lands a left and shoots for a double leg takedown. He gets it. Miller mounts Bisping who sits against the fence. Miller lands short punches to the body and head. Bisping unable to free himself. Under two minutes remaining. Bisping works his way to his feet. Bisping lands a counter left hook. Miller is pressing the pace. Bisping lands his jab. The round ends. MMAWeekly scores it 10-9 for Miller.
Round 2: They exchange jabs. Bisping fires a head kick that is blocked. Bisping moves in with a double jab. Miller eats some punches rushing in but gets to the clinch and presses Bisping against the fence. Bisping turns him and they separate. Bisping throws a head kick and Miller blocks it. They had a clash of heads. The fight is momentarily halted for the fighters to recover. They restart. Bisping lands a right hand. Miller moves in and tries to clinch but Bisping retreats. Bisping lands a right hook and a knee to the body. Miller unloads and misses with an uppercut. Miller tries to get the fight to the ground but Bisping defends. Miller grabs for a single leg. Bisping frees himself. Bisping lands a hook to the body and starts to open up on Miller. He lands a big right hand. Miller is bloodied. Bisping with a hook to the body followed by a combination to the head. Miller looks to be gassed. Bisping is landing at will. Miller drops his hands and takes more punches. Miller misses with a wild right hand. Bispings gets top position and lands elbows in the closing seconds. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Bisping.
Round 3: Miller breathing heavy at the start of the round. Bisping lands a three punch combination as Miller misses with a right hand. Bisping is pickign Miller apart standing. Miller covers up, takes shots and fires looping right hands. Bisping gets poked in the eye and the fight is halted for a few seconds. They resumed and Miller divers for a single leg takedown. Bisping stuffs it and gets on top of Miller. Miller is turtled up and Bisping stands and lands knees to Miller’s body. Miller gets to guard but Bisping postures up and lands punches. Miller tries to land upkicks. Bisping dives back in his guard and lands hammer fists. Miller turtles up and rolls. Bisping stays on him landing punches. The referee stops the fight. Michael Bisping stops “Mayhem” Miller in the third round.
The official time of the stoppage was 3:34 of the third round.