Round 1 - Referee Dan Miragliotta in the cage for the evening's main event. Crowd is electric and firmly behind Belfort. Southpaw Belfort circles to his left as Bisping moves cautiously forward. Low kicks from both fighters. Bisping keeping his hands high as they feel each other out. Belfort kicks to the body, but he has yet to let his hands go. Belfort pulls back on a leaping strike, and Bisping just misses a straight right. Wild kick missed by Belfort, but he's playing it cautious early. Halfway mark. Bisping lands two punches and eats an uppercut in return. Punches starting to fly with a little more frequency. Slapping kick to the body for Belfort. Another follows shortly after. Bisping landing a few straight punches, but he has to back away after a slight eyepoke. Belfort just misses a few heavy blows. Both fighters settling in now, and Belfort is opening up. High kicks catches Bisping's attention, and Belfort follows with a flurry. Bisping covers up and survives the onslaught, but MMAjunkie.com gives Belfort the round on the late work, 10-9.
Round 2 - Bisping looks fresh to open the second,but his face already shows the wear of some of Belfort's blows. Bisping pushing forward and mixing in low kicks with straight punches, but Belfort is pickig his shots. Left high kicks scores flush to the temple for Belfort, and Bisping falls to the floor. He tries to rally and defend, but Belfort pounces with hammerfists to seal the deal. Miragliotta on top of the action and calls the fight although he does hesitate briefly with his call. Vitor Belfort def. Michael Bisping via TKO 2nd round, 1:27.