Michael Bisping vs. Brian Stann
Round 1: They take the center of the Octagon. Stann moving forward. Bisping lands a leg kick. Stann rushes in with a combination that misses and they clinch. They work for position along the cage, turning each other. They exchange knees to the body. Bisping lands another knee to the body. They separate. Stann presses forward. Bisping lands a right hand. Stann delivers an outside leg kick. Bisping steps in with a jab. Stann answers with a right hand. Bisping lands a stiff jab and Stann goes to the body. Stann lands a counter right. Bisping drops down for a takedown but Stann defends it. Bisping presses him against the cage. Bisping lands a hard elbow and separates. Two minutes remain in the round. Bisping lands a kick to the groin but Stann says he’s okay to continue. They exchange. Stann lands a kick to the groin and Bisping is given time to recover. The fight is restarted. Bisping lands a jab followed by a leg kick. Bisping lands a kick to the body and Stann delivers one of his own. Bisping works for a takedown. Stann defends it and lands a huge right hand. Bisping is on wobbly legs. Bisping clinches and the round ends. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Bisping.
Round 2: Bisping landing his jab. They exchange leg kicks. Bisping drives forward for a takedown. He elevates Stann and slams him to the canvas. He lands in side control. Bisping peppers him with short shorts. Stann reverses him and lands a right hand. Stann works inside Bisping’s guard. Bisping doing a good job of not taking damage. Bisping kicks him off and gets top position. Stann stands. Bisping lands a right hand as they separate. Two minutes are left in the round. They separate. Bisping lands a left hand. Bisping utilizing his jab. Stann lands an outside leg kick. They both miss with big right hands. Bisping secures another takedown. He lands in side control and lands elbows to the body of Stann. Bisping works for a kimura. He gives it up and lands punches at the bell. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Bisping.
Round 3: They touch gloves before the final round. They exchange leg kicks to start the action. Bisping lands a right hand. Bisping goes back to working his jab. Bisping secures a double leg takedown. Stann uses the fence to stand. He pushes Bisping away. They take the center of the cage. Bisping delivers a right hand to the jaw. Stann working leg kicks. Three minutes remain in the round and Bisping works for another takedown. Stann fends it off and they separate. Bisping lands a combination. Stann defends another takedown attempt by Bisping. Stann lands a knee to the body and Bisping circles away. Bisping lands a combination and Stann answers with a right hand. Bisping lands a jab. Stann quickly moves in with a right hand. Bisping secures a takedown and Stann gets back up. He flurries at the bell. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Bisping.
The judges score the fight for Bisping by unanimous decision. All three scorecards read 29-28.