The UFC has just officially confirmed four more bouts for their upcoming trip across the pond. UFC 120 will be headlined by a middleweight clash between Michael Bisping and Yoshihiro Akiyama and will be flanked by a critical welterweight battle with Carlos Condit taking on Dan Hardy.
When word first hit the street regarding the event, Octagon fans worldwide immediately started rumbling about the quality of the card. It appears their cries were heard loud and clear, as the UFC has announced the show will be aired for free.
The UFC’s return to London will be televised on Spike TV and will be made available via same-day tape-delay.
Former heavyweight title contender Cheick Kongo will also be returning to action following his dominating with over Paul Buentello at “UFC on Versus 1.” Kongo will be facing the undefeated Travis Browne.
In addition, a bout between “The Ultimate Fighter 9? winner James Wilks and rising Canadian star Claude Patrick was also confirmed for the roster. That scrap will serve as the show’s opening fight on Spike.
UFC 120 will take place on Saturday, October 16th at 9PM ET/PT and will go down from the O2 Arena in London, England.