According to some reports a middleweight matchup between Michael Bisping and Yoshihiro Akiyama is said to have been scheduled for UFC 120.

The MMA website Fighters Only has since confirmed this morning with sources close to the two fighters, that the middleweight bout will be headlining on October 18th fight card.

Michael Bisping has an impressive 19-3 record, with 12 of his wins coming via knockout.  His last bout was against Dan Miller at UFC 114, where Bisping won the fight via unanimous decision.

Yoshihiro Akiyama also has quite an impressive record of 13-2. Five of his wins have come via knockout with another seven coming via submission. And although he just recently loss to Chris Leben at UFC 116, Akiyama looks to make a strong comeback this October.