Round 1- Bisping comes out with his hands high and avoids Rivera's first punch. Right hand misses for Bisping. No one has landed through the first minute. Right hand by Rivera lands now. Takedown by Bisping and Rivera stands up. Bisping lands a pair of punches and Rivera taunts him. Both men land right hands. Right hand lands for Rivera. Bisping tries for a takedown and doesn't get it. Leg kick and a jab by Bisping now. Another Bisping takedown. Rivera tries to control him and Bisping is landing some elbows. Right hand by Bisping and a pair of punches and Bisping throws a knee while Rivera's knees were down. They ask if Rivera can continue, he says yes and they take a point from Bisping. Rivera throws a right hand. Head kick by Rivera. Right hand lands for Rivera. Bisping tries for another takedown and can't get it. Another Bisping takedown and he lands a few punches. Big shots as Jorge stands up. 9-9 round with the deduction.
Round 2 - Leg kick by Bisping, one back by Rivera. Jorge lands a right hand that buzzed Bisping. Hard right hand by Bisping and a shot is stuffed. Jab by Bisping. Left hook and another left by Bisping. Misses another takedown. Huge right hand by Bisping. Bisping is unloading with power shots and some knees. Body shot and more right hands. Bisping is unloading here and Rivera drops. It's over. Michael Bisping wins by TKO (punches), round 2.