Apr 27, 2013; Newark, NJ, USA; Michael Bisping (red gloves) competes against Alan Belcher (blue gloves) during UFC 159 at the Prudential Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Michael Bisping seemingly cleared to return


Apr 27, 2013; Newark, NJ, USA; Michael Bisping (red gloves) competes against Alan Belcher (blue gloves) during UFC 159 at the Prudential Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports


Longtime UFC Middleweight contender and former TUF 3 winner, Michael Bisping, has been dealing with a major eye injury that has kept him out of action since April, 2013. During his time on the sidelines, Bisping has kept busy developing a rivalry with Tim Kennedy and working on BT Sport in the UK.

This past week Bisping visited multiple doctors in hopes of being cleared to fight. While there is no official word of Bisping being cleared to fight, this tweet earlier certainly makes it seem that way:

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