Michael Bisping vs. Cung Le set for UFC Fight Night China main event in August

Mark J. Rebilas-US PRESSWIRE

Cung Le will make his return on August 23rd to meet Michael Bisping in the main event of a UFC Fight Night event in Macau, China on August 23rd.

Just as the UFC 173 post-fight press conference was set to end, UFC president Dana White dropped a bit of news about a big middleweight bout that is set to headline a card in Macau, China on August 23rd. In that bout, Cung Le will make his return and will face off with Michael Bisping. The fight will be the headliner of the UFC Fight Night card.

Le (9-2) who turned 42 today, hasn't fought since he knocked out Rich Franklin in just over two minutes in November 2012 in the promotion's debut in Macau. He's 2-1 in the UFC overall. Le has most recently served as a coach on The Ultimate Fighter: China.

Bisping (24-6) is coming off a disappointing loss to Tim Kennedy at the TUF Nations Finale event last month. It was a major setback for Bisping, who will need a few wins to get back into the title hunt.

White also confirmed that the co-main event will be a bout that we previously covered, a welterweight bout between Hector Lombard and Dong Hyun Kim.

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