Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Bisping: I'm 100 per Cent Ready for Fight

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Bisping: I'm 100 per Cent Ready for Fight

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MIXED martial artist Michael Bisping insists he is 100 per cent ahead of his fight with Kelvin Gastelum in Shanghai this weekend.

Manchester fighter Bisping faces Gastelum on Saturday, just three weeks after losing his UFC middleweight title to Georges St-Pierre in New York.

Bisping has now stepped in on short notice to face Gastelum, after original opponent Anderson Silva was pulled from the bout due a potential failed drugs test.

Despite the extremely short turnaround, Bisping is adamant that he is more than capable of picking up a victory over Gastelum.

"I feel great. UFC sent me to all of the doctors for my medicals. I'm 100 per cent totally fine. It's a walk in the park," he said.

"Kelvin's a tough guy. I respect him a lot and I'll focus on the fight. …

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