Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) officials announced middleweight contenders Michael Bisping and Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt Demian Maia will face off on the next UFC on Fox card.
Unlike UFC on Fox 1 or even initial plans for UFC on Fox 2, UFC on Fox 2 will now broadcast three fights.
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.
Maia most recently bested fellow jiu-jitsu black belt Jorge Santiago by unanimous decision at UFC 136 in October.
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