Archive: Michael Bisping

May 25, 2015 8:49 am

Michael Bisping vs. Thales Leites Headlines UFC Fight Night 72

A key middleweight bout will headline July’s UFC Fight Night event in Scotland, as UFC officials recently announced that Michael Bisping and Thales Leites will square off in the evening’s main event slot. Michael Bisping (26-7 MMA) was last seen in action at April’s UFC 186 event, where he earned a unanimous decision victory over...

Apr 24, 2015 10:10 am

Bisping: ‘Dollaway Is Just Showing Up For Paycheck’

Michael “The Count” Bisping (25-7 MMA) is confident that he can defeat C.B. Dollaway with relative ease at this weekend’s UFC 186 pay-per-view event in Montreal. The brash Englishman spoke with media yesterday in Montreal where he stated that a ‘terrified’ C.B. Dollaway is just showing up for a paycheck! His words: “I’ve got good...

Nov 17, 2014 5:25 pm

Dana White discusses Luke Rockhold’s ranking

Earlier this month the UFC traveled to Sydney Australia where Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold fought in the main event. Rockhold ultimately finished Bisping in the second round of the bout with a one-arm guillotine choke. UFC President Dana White spoke to on their weekly podcast, ‘The Download’ to discuss Rockhold’s ranking in a...

Nov 10, 2014 3:16 pm

Rockhold Unhappy Being Behind Jacare In UFC Rankings

After Luke Rockhold submitted Michael Bisping this past Friday at UFC Fight Night Sydney, he cemented his place in the top of the UFC’s middleweight division. Rockhold spoke after the bout about his ranking, which is below Jacare Souza, a man Rockhold defeated back in 2011 to win the Strikeforce middleweight championship. He spoke to...

Nov 9, 2014 2:54 pm

New TV Deal Opens Possibility Of More UFC Australia Events

With a new TV deal in the works, the UFC could possibly be taking more trips to Australia to hold events, and fight fans may even see a season of The Ultimate Fighter between Australia and New Zealand. According to Tom Wright, the UFC Managing Director for Operations in Canada, Australia and New Zealand, who...

Nov 8, 2014 10:32 am

Michael Bisping ‘Remembers Nothing’ Following Rockhold’s Illegal Headbutt

“I’ve got to be careful about how I word this, because he beat me fair and square, but I can’t really remember anything after the headbutt, to be honest. But that’s the way it goes. We’re in there and we’re punching and we’re kicking, and heads clash. I doubt it was intentional. But it certainly...

Nov 7, 2014 9:05 pm

UFC FN 55 Results: Rockhold becomes first man to submit Bisping

Luke Rockhold (13-2 MMA, 3-1 UFC) defeated Michael Bisping (25-7 MMA, 15-7 UFC) via second round submission in tonight’s UFC Fight Night 55 main event bout in Sydney, Australia. Bisping began round 1 by utilizing a pawing jab to land a few right hands on Rockhold. The middleweights would exchange strikes but neither man was...

Nov 7, 2014 4:59 am

Fight Night Sydney: One Round with Michael Bisping

UFC correspondent Caroline Pearce goes five minutes with Fight Night Sydney headliner Michael Bisping. The middleweight contender talks about his excitement fighting in Australia, fighting on the same card as fellow Brit Ross Pearson, and Luke Rockhold.

Nov 5, 2014 1:47 pm

Rockhold Describes Near Death Surfing Incident

“Getting trapped under water and feeling that sensation of almost drowning, while getting tossed around… that’s not a good feeling. That’s a scary situation. 100 percent, I’m not scared in the Octagon. There’s a little anxiety, but in the ocean, you have no control out there. In a fight I don’t get scared, I might...

Nov 4, 2014 12:34 pm

BISPING EXPOSED? Rockhold Says, Yes

Luke Rockhold wants you to dislike Michael Bisping as much as he does. What u don't see. Bisping being his usual prick self, snapping on the camera man for doing his job as we square off. — Luke Rockhold (@LukeRockhold) November 2, 2014

Nov 3, 2014 7:45 pm

Rockhold Promises To Finish Bisping In One Round

In a video released by the UFC featuring Luke Rockhold doing live cage-side commentary on Michael Bisping’s UFC Macau win over Cung Le, he promises to finish Bisping in one round. Check it out: Rockhold will have a chance to make good on his promise this Friday when he meets Bisping in the main event...

Nov 3, 2014 4:49 pm

Rockhold Slams Bisping, Says He’s In For A Rude Awakening

Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping don’t face off in the Octagon until this Saturday, but have continued to trade verbal shots at one another. In a recent conference call with media members, which was transcribed by MMAWeekly, Rockhold slammed Bisping for breaking the golden rule of ‘not discussing what happens in the gym publicly’. “The...

Oct 30, 2014 5:30 am

Bisping: “I’m more of a man than he’ll ever be”

Michael Bisping joins UFC Tonight to discuss his upcoming bout against Luke Rockhold. Michael Bisping on his beef with Luke Rockhold: “I hold you responsible for quite a lot of the animosity DC!” Michael Bisping on developing his power recently: “When you start working with a new coach, you see the progress in the gym,...

Oct 29, 2014 1:20 pm

Bisping: “Vitor’s gonna be weaker, slower, not as strong” Off TRT

“Vitor is the No. 1 contender. What were my feelings when he got put back [in that spot]? My feelings were this: That is a huge benefit for Chris Weidman, simply because Vitor was on testosterone replacement therapy for a long time, and that does have an impact on your body and the amount of...

Oct 29, 2014 11:16 am

REPLAY! Bisping vs. Stann (Free Fight Video)

Middleweights Michael ‘The Count’ Bisping and Brian ‘All American’ Stann collide in a UK vs. US battle. Catch Michael Bisping’s upcoming fight against Luke Rockhold at UFC Fight Night Sydney on November 8th.

Oct 28, 2014 4:53 pm

Bisping To Rockhold: “I’ll see you in Australia, you as*hole”

“Allow me to shed some light on the situation, because Luke, I’m not sure he’s aware that it’s a f**king conference call so he’s supposed to talk and try to be a little bit eloquent and get your side of the story over. Luke, I don’t know you, I don’t care for you. We haven’t...