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Ticket Rush for Bisping UFC 89 Showdown with Leben

Gareth Davies, Telegraph - The following for Michael Bisping and his success in the Ultimate Fighting Championships continues unabated.  Just over a week after Bisping v Chris Leben was announced as the headline fight at UFC 89 at the NIA Birmingham, less than 2,500 tickets remain with more than three months to go before the fight night on October 18.

The following for Michael Bisping and his success in the Ultimate Fighting Championships continues unabated.

Just over a week after Bisping v Chris Leben was announced as the headline fight at UFC 89 at the NIA Birmingham, less than 2,500 tickets remain with more than three months to go before the fight night on October 18.

Three bouts have been confirmed at the event - Rameau Sokoudjou will battle with Luiz Cane in a light-heavyweight striking match-up, Japanese submission expert Akihiro Gono will take on on highly-regarded British debutant Dan Hardy, and hard-punching heavyweight Shane Carwin faces UK mma fighter Neil Wain.

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