Archive: Michael Bisping

Jan 7, 2013 4:20 pm

Vitor Belfort: Still as Hungry as Ever | MMA Editorial

  In 1997, a fresh faced 19-year old made his Octagon debut in what was just his second fight in the UFC. In that fight (and four out of the five that followed) he rag-dolled his opponent, Tra Telligman in a first round destruction that signified the arrival of “The Phenom” to the big leagues....

Jan 7, 2013 5:25 am

Feud Ignited Between Boxer Fury And Michael Bisping | UFC NEWS

Last week we blasted out a tweet from British Boxer Tyson Fury. It was an attempt to call out UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez. The comments ignited the following feud between him and Michael Bisping: “Everyone just ignore that excuse of a man, Tyson something. He’s trying to get hype, I’d never heard of him...

Jan 2, 2013 5:57 pm

Salas Out, Barboza Now Introduces Undefeated Martins to UFC

Word broke earlier this evening that Edson Barboza (10-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC) will have a new opponent on January 19th. Justin Salas (10-4 MMA, 1-1 UFC), who was Barboza’s original opponent, has suffered an injury during training and will now be sidelined for the UFC on FX 7: Belfort vs. Bisping event at the end...

Dec 17, 2012 11:27 am

Bisping To Get Title Shot With Win Over Belfort Says UFC Boss | UFC NEWS

Michael “The Count” Bisping has long campaigned for a shot at UFC gold. It would seem that now all he has to do is get past Vitor Belfort. “If Bisping wins, Bisping will probably will get that next shot. If not, we’ll see what happens,” said UFC President Dana White at last weekends TUF 16...

Dec 5, 2012 12:28 pm

Photo | Bisping vs Belfort First Staredown | UFC News

Vitor Belfort face off with Michael Bisping UFC on FX7 “Belfort vs. Bisping” from the Ginasio Estadual Geraldo Jose de Almeida in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Jan. 19, 2013.  Belfort shares some of the photo shoot pictures via twitter

Dec 3, 2012 11:45 am

Luke Rockhold to Bisping: “See you in the UFC” | UFC NEWS

Last week Michael Bisping went on the record and called himself the “unofficial” Strikeforce middleweight champion. This proclamation came after he reportedly got the better of Rockhold in a training session. With Luke now forced on the shelf to to a nagging wrist injury the Strikeforce champion took to twitter to respond to Bisping’s claim:

Nov 29, 2012 10:07 am

Michael Bisping Dishes At Belfort : “He’s A Walking Punching Bag” | UFC NEWS

“Far be it from me to look past Vitor. I’m trying to make this fight more significant. I’m concerned that I’ve got my hands full. It’s not going to be easy. We’re fighting in Brazil. He hits hard. But I think I’ll weather the storm and he’ll become a punching bag. It’s well documented, rightly...

Nov 14, 2012 9:49 am

ESPN Posts Their Middleweight Rankings; Things Getting Interesting | MMA NEWS

ESPN has released their mixed martial arts middlewight rankings once again and it reflects the traffic jam that is the 185 pound weight class. No surprise that Anderson Silva is the king at 185, but there are a few surprises. Brian Stann has disappeared after his loss to Michael Bisping. Speaking of The Count, Bisping...

Nov 14, 2012 6:38 am

UFC Confirms Dates for UFC 157, UFC on Fuel 7 & UFC on Fuel 8

  Last night on Fuel TV’s UFC Tonight it was announced that the UFC has set dates for three upcoming events in 2013. All but one has a location. UFC 157 will take place on February 23 in Anaheim, CA. The last time the organization was at the Honda Center Junior Dos Santos knocked out Cain Velasquez...

Nov 12, 2012 7:54 am

Bisping: I think fans are warming to me, a little | UFC NEWS

“I like to play with it and say I’m hated everywhere I go,” said Bisping with a smile on The MMA Hour. “But to be honest, that isn’t the case. I think you get a lot of people together, and there’s a pantomime effect, the ol’ boo or whatever. But generally, for the most part...

Nov 6, 2012 8:43 am

Rich Franklin Open To Possible Bout With Bisping | UFC NEWS

“I have a fight against Cung and I don’t really think beyond that fight. I don’t think about title shots, this and that, and I don’t think, well, if I win or if I lose. I don’t believe the UFC [is] going to give me a title fight after this. I believe there’s going to...

Nov 5, 2012 7:18 am

Bisping “Frustrated” With Sonnen Title Shots | UFC NEWS

“I can understand it from a business perspective because Chael sells,” Bisping said. “But it’s frustrating because I’ve been waiting my whole career for a title shot, and the guy’s had three out of his last five fights be title fights. “But I do understand and it’ll be a great season of The Ultimate Fighter.”...

Nov 3, 2012 6:57 am

UFC Announces Michael Bisping vs. Vitor Belfort for January 19 Event in Brazil

  This morning the UFC officially announced a bout that has been rumored for some time, a middleweight match-up with Michael Bisping and Vitor Belfort as the participants. The two men will occupy the main event slot of the January 19 card scheduled to take place in Brazil. We do know that the event will...

Nov 3, 2012 6:29 am

“Out Of Respect” The Count Seeks Bout With Franklin | UFC NEWS

Michael Bisping has done everything he can to become a UFC champion. He had an impressive run in the 205 pound division that saw him go undefeated for the first three years of his career until he faced off with fellow TUF winner Rashad Evans at UFC 78 to get handed his first loss. The...

Nov 2, 2012 6:36 am

Diego Nunes to Face Nik Lentz on Yet to be Named Brazil Card in January

  The UFC has booked another fight for their January 19 event in Brazil. Portal do Vale Tudo a Brazilian website is reporting on a featherweight bout between Nik Lentz and Diego Nunes. Lentz began his UFC career with a 5-0-1 run that included wins over Rafaello Oliveira, Tyson Griffin and Andre Winner. Since then...

Oct 15, 2012 11:20 am

What’s Next for the UFC 153 Main Card Fighters? | UFC NEWS

UFC 153 came off extraordinarily well, especially considering the reshuffling the card went through. Anderson Silva and Glover Teixeira dominated, Big Nog showed Dave Herman Jiu-Jitsu does work and Jon Fitch walked away with an extra $70k for his fight of the night effort against rising prospect Erick Silva. Let’s not forget Demian Maia who...

Sep 29, 2012 11:36 am

Dana White: I thought Brian Stann won | UFC NEWS

Earlier in the week UFC 152 main card participant Brian Stann told the media that he thought he beat Michael Bisping and that UFC president Dana White shared the same opinion. Now, UFC president Dana White has confirmed Stann’s comments with some commentary of his own. “I had it one and one, and I thought...

Sep 26, 2012 7:56 am

What’s Next for the Main Card Fighters of UFC 152

  What’s next for the main card fighters of UFC 152? Saturday night’s card was entertaining and gave fans a little bit of everything. There were three knockouts and three submissions in 12 total bouts. Even a couple of the fights that went to decision were full of intrigue and very suspense. I don’t think...

Sep 24, 2012 2:20 pm

UFC 152 Medical Suspensions I MMA News

  The stacked UFC 152 card gave fight fans a lot of memorable moments. It also gave us two great title fights that crowned the first ever flyweight champion and also extended the legacy of a young phenom, respectively. Jon Jones successfully defended his title in the main event against Vitor Belfort with a fourth...

Sep 22, 2012 10:56 am

UFC 152 Fighter Diary: Michael Bisping – Episodes 1-4 | UFC NEWS

UFC middleweight fighter and 152 contestant, Michael Bisping, took to the “Fighter Diary” UFC series to document his road to tonight’s pay-per-view event. The “British Bad Boy” takes you through fight week, weight cut and the aftermath. If you go to page two you can catch the other episodes not listed on this page… Enjoy!

Sep 21, 2012 8:53 am

UFC 152 Main Card Predictions

  The last time the UFC held an event was August 11th when they presented UFC 150: Edgar vs. Henderson II. That is an awfully long time considering how active the organization has been over the past two years or so. It’ll be almost 50 days between shows once UFC 152 rolls around this Saturday...