Today, the TUF Nations Finale show on April 16th in Quebec City, Quebec was given its’ main event. Longtime Middleweight contender and former TUF 3 winner, Michael Bisping, will face off against heated rival, Tim Kennedy in the main event of the evening.
Today, at the UFC 169 media day, Dana White confirmed that Michael Bisping has been cleared to fight and will take on Kennedy in the main event. Bisping has been sidelined since last April, when he sustained a gruesome eye injury during training. Luckily, Bisping avoided major damage and was able to return to training, and eventually back to the Octagon.
Bisping and Kennedy have been developing quite the feud on Twitter over the past few months. Check out some of their back and forth here.
Also announced for the TUF Nations finale was a Lightweight battle between Sam Stout and KJ Noons. Both men are coming off recent victories and are looking to move up the ladder in the Lightweight division.
Yet another Lightweight matchup was announced for the Finale as Evan Dunham takes on Mark Bocek. UFC News tweeted the matchup earlier:
— UFC News (@UFCNews) January 30, 2014
Both Dunham and Bocek are coming off losses, and desperately need a win here in order to stay relevant.