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GSP to face Michael Bisping in UFC return fight

While an exact date for the fight hasn't yet been determined, Georges St-Pierre has an opponent for his UFC return.

Dana White appeared on ESPN's SportsCenter on Wednesday afternoon to announce that St-Pierre will challenge for Michael Bisping's middleweight championship upon his return. Though neither a date nor a venue have officially been announced, White said that GSP vs. Bisping will take place in the second half of 2017.

White also noted that there would be a press conference with GSP and Bisping on Friday in Las Vegas.

The fight will be St-Pierre's first since November 16th, 2013, where he picked up a controversial split-decision win against Johny Hendricks to retain the welterweight title. GSP will debut at middleweight against Bisping after White previously said that welterweight, middleweight, and even lightweight were all in play.

Yoel Romero had been thought to be Bisping's next challenger, with the two seemingly constantly engaged in a war of words over the last several weeks. But Bisping had maintained that it wasn't definitive that he would face Romero next and said that he wanted the biggest money fight possible.