UFC Fight Night Rockhold vs Bisping fight card updates

The UFC will return to Australia on November 8 for the first time in nearly a year. Sydney’s Allphones Arena will host UFC Fight Night Rockhold vs Bisping.

At the press conference last week, the rivalry between headliners Luke Rockhold (14-2) and Michael Bisping (25-6) threatened to boiled over as both fighters look to stake their claim to challenger status in the middleweight division.

The fight card includes TUF Smashes alumni Robert Whittaker (12-4) moving to middleweight against American Clint Hester (11-3) and young gun Jake Matthews (7-0) vs Vagner Rocha (11-3).

Former middleweight Hector Lombard (34-4-2) was noticably absent from the press conference and remains unmatched.

The most recent addition to the undercard is China’s Jumabieke Tuerxun (14-2) versus American Patrick Williams (7-4), as reported by MMA Kanvas.

Also, Richie “Vas” Vaculik (10-2) will face Ray “The Tazmexican Devil” Borg (7-1) in a flyweight contest, as reported by Brisbane’s Courier Mail.

UFC Fight Night 55 

Michael Bisping vs Luke Rockhold

Hector Lombard vs TBA

Robert Whittaker vs Clint Hester

Soa Palelei vs Daniel Omielanczuk

Anthony Perosh vs Guto Inocente

Jake Matthews vs Vagner Rocha

Richie Vaculik vs Ray Borg

Vik Grujic vs Chris Clements

Dylan Andrews vs Sam Alvey

Daniel Kelly vs Luke Zachrich

Jumabieke Tuerxun vs Patrick Williams

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Author:Michael Job

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