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UFC Confirms Bisping – Rivera, Penn – Fitch For UFC 127 In Australia

The UFC officially announced yesterday that BJ Penn will face Jon Fitch and Michael Bisping will take on Jorge Rivera at UFC 127 in February.

A welterweight contest between Carlos Condit and Chris Lytle was also confirmed for the card.

Also on the card, emerging lightweight contender George Sotiropoulos will face Dennis Siver, “The Ultimate Fighter Season 11” contestant Kyle Noke will face Chris Camozzi, Anthony “Hippo” Perosh will clash with Tom Blackledge in a heavyweight bout while James Te Huna will tangle with Alexander Gustafsson.

Tickets for the event will go on sale this week. Tickets go on sale for the general public starting on Thursday 16 December, 9am AEDT via

UFC 127 will take place on February 27, 2011 from the Acer Arena in Aydney, Australia.