Round 1: Bisping takes the center of the cage. He pokes with his jab. Bisping delivers an inside leg kick. Belfort fires off a high kick that’s blocked. Belfort lunges forward and Bisping lands a left hand. Belfort steps in and lands a left hand. Bisping lands a right hand and Belfort responds with an uppercut. Bisping delivers an outside leg kick. Two minutes remain in the opening round. Belfort drops his hands and lands a kick to the body. Bisping landing his jab. Bisping moves in with a right hand and gets poked in the eye. He says he’s okay to continue. Bisping rushes in and misses with a spinning back kick. Belfort lands a left hand and a kick to the body. Belfort lands a left hand. He land a kick and a flurry that hurt Bisping. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Bisping.
Round 2: Bisping takes the center of the cage. He lands an outside leg kick. Belfort has his hands down. Bisping works Belfort’s legs. Belfort lands a kick to the body. Belfort steps in with a straight left. Belfort lands a left high kick that knocks Bisping down. Belfort jumps on him and finishes with punches on the ground. Belfort wins by TKO.
The official time of the technical knockout was 1:27 of the second round.