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Michael Bisping to Face Demian Maia at UFC on FOX 2

A middleweight clash between Michael Bisping and Demian Maia has been added to the UFC on FOX 2 event on Jan. 28, 2012 at the United Center in Chicago, Ill.

Bisping-Maia joins the previously announced Rashad Evans vs. Phil Davis and Chael Sonnen vs. Mark Munoz matchups in what the UFC is billing a "tripleheader on FOX."

Bisping (22-3) will enter the Jan. 28 fight undefeated in his last four fights. The Brit last Saturday earned a dominant win over Jason "Mayhem" Miller via third-round TKO at The Ultimate Fighter 14 Finale in Las Vegas. Soon after, UFC president Dana White hinted at Bisping being a possible addition to UFC on FOX 2.

Maia (15-3) went .500 in two fights in 2011. Maia fought Munoz at UFC 131 last June to a close unanimous decision loss and then bounced back in October at UFC 136 with a safe decision win over Jorge Santiago.

The current UFC on FOX 2 lineup now looks like this:

Rashad Evans vs. Phil Davis
Chael Sonnen vs. Mark Munoz
Michael Bisping vs. Demian Maia
Evan Dunham vs. Paul Sass
Michael Johnson vs. Cody McKenzie
Cub Swanson vs. George Roop
John-Olav Einemo vs. Mike Russow
Demetrious Johnson vs. Eddie Wineland