Bisping enters this bout having most recently served as a coach on season 14 of Spike TV's 'The Ultimate Fighter' and defeating fellow coach Jason Miller.
UFC on Fox 2 is slated for January 28, 2012 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. A pair of number-one contender headline the night, with Rashad Evans vs. Phil Davis and Mark Munoz vs. Chael Sonnen scheduled for network broadcast.
UFC on Fox 2 fight card:
Light heavyweight: Rashad Evans vs. Phil Davis
Middleweight: Chael Sonnen vs. Mark Munoz
Middleweight: Michael Bisping vs. Demian Maia
Bantamweight: Demetrious Johnson vs. Eddie Wineland
Lightweight: Evan Dunham vs. Paul Sass
Heavyweight: John Olav Einemo vs. Mike Russow
Lightweight: Cody McKenzie vs. Michael Johnson
Featherweight: Charles Oliveira vs. Eric Wisely
Featherweight: George Roop vs. Cub Swanson