Multiple outlets have confirmed the pairing following an initial
MMAFighting.com. UFC 217 takes place at Madison Square Garden
in New York and is headlined by a middleweight championship tilt
Bisping and Georges St.
Thompson recently came up short in two bids to claim 170-pound
gold, battling reigning champion Tyron
Woodley to a majority draw at UFC 205 before falling to Woodley
via majority decision in their rematch at UFC 209. Prior to that
“Wonderboy” authored a seven-fight winning streak to earn his shot
at the welterweight title.