Bisping and Belcher face off at UFC 159 with eye to getting back in title hunt

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TORONTO - Middleweights Michael (The Count) Bisping and Alan (The Talent)Belcher will meet in the co-main event of UFC 159 on April 27.

Both men are coming off losses and looking for a win to get back in the 185-pound title hunt

Bisping (23-5) was stopped by Vitor (The Phenom) Belfort on a televised card Jan. 19 in Brazil while Belcher (17-6) lost by decision to Yushin Okamai at UFC 155 on Dec. 29.

"Ok I'm back in ASAP like I wanted," Bisping tweeted. "To eradicate the mistake I made last week. April 27th vs Belcher. Back on track!! Make no mistake!"

The main event of UFC 159 at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., features light-heavyweight champion Jon (Bones) Jones and Chael Sonnen.

Organizations: Prudential Center

Geographic location: TORONTO, Brazil, Newark, N.J.

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