Michael
Bisping
26-7-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 26 fights.
Record: 26-7-0
Summary: Standup, heart, adapts to any situation, fitness

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Count
From: Manchester England
Fights Out Of: Manchester England
Age: 36
Height: 6' 2" ( 187 cm )
Weight: 185 lb ( 84 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
3052
38% Successful
1170
Types of Successful Strikes
0
1170
77% Standing
12%
11%
900
141
129
Striking Defense
69
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
59
44% Successful
26
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
5
15
2
Takedown Defense
64
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
UPCOMING
Michael Bisping
UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs Leites
Jul 18, 2015
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Win
Michael Bisping
Apr 25, 2015
75
47
0
2
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Michael Bisping
Nov 7, 2014
20
16
0
0
1
0
1
0
R2 Submission
Win
Michael Bisping
Aug 23, 2014
92
38
0
0
0
0
0
0
R4 KO/TKO
Loss
Michael Bisping
Apr 16, 2014
40
51
0
5
0
0
0
11
R5 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Michael Bisping
Apr 27, 2013
93
29
0
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Michael Bisping
Jan 19, 2013
18
14
0
0
0
0
0
0
R2 KO/TKO
Win
Michael Bisping
Sep 22, 2012
64
57
4
0
0
0
3
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Michael Bisping
Jan 28, 2012
40
30
4
1
0
0
2
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Michael Bisping
Jason Miller
Dec 3, 2011
102
27
0
1
0
0
0
0
R3 KO/TKO
Win
Michael Bisping
Feb 26, 2011
50
8
3
0
0
0
0
0
R2 KO/TKO
Win
Michael Bisping
Oct 16, 2010
118
50
0
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Michael Bisping
May 29, 2010
76
50
0
1
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Michael Bisping
Feb 20, 2010
42
32
1
5
1
0
1
1
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Michael Bisping
Nov 14, 2009
29
11
3
0
1
0
0
6
R2 KO/TKO
Loss
Michael Bisping
Jul 11, 2009
29
22
0
0
0
0
0
0
R2 KO/TKO
Win
Michael Bisping
Oct 18, 2008
70
51
1
1
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Michael Bisping
Jun 7, 2008
25
7
2
0
0
0
3
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Michael Bisping
Apr 19, 2008
39
1
0
1
0
1
0
1
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
Michael Bisping
Nov 17, 2007
23
40
6
2
0
0
4
0
R3 Decision - Split
Win
Michael Bisping
Sep 8, 2007
47
56
0
6
0
0
0
4
R3 Decision - Split
Win
Michael Bisping
Apr 21, 2007
36
8
1
0
0
2
0
2
R2 KO/TKO
Win
Michael Bisping
Dec 30, 2006
19
3
0
3
0
2
0
3
R1 KO/TKO
Michael Bisping
Jun 24, 2006
41
8
4
0
4
0
8
0
R2 KO/TKO
Win
Michael Bisping
CWFC - Strike Force 4
Nov 26, 2005
10
6
0
1
1
0
0
0
R1 Submission
Win
Michael Bisping
Jakob Lovstad
CWFC - Strike Force 3
Oct 1, 2005
11
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Michael Bisping
Miika Mehmet
CWFC - Strike Force 2
Jul 16, 2005
22
1
0
0
2
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO

Biography

TRAINING: I’m training less these days, but smarter. I've been over training for far too long. A typical day is a 90 minute session in the AM and PM, focusing on different things each session, obviously.

When and why did you start training for fighting?
I’ve been doing martial arts since I was eight years old, but I started training for mixed martial arts specifically in summer of 2003.  I had done kickboxing and jiu-jitsu for years, but I took it up as a career in 2003.  I had a lot of jobs but I had never been happy in anything I did, so when I did this, it was the best thing I’ve ever done in my life – I’ve never been happier and so far things have been going really well.

Accomplishments in amateur competition?
1995 Silver medal – world jiu-jitsu championships; 5 x British kickboxing champion; God knows how many times British Sport jiu-jitsu champion.

Accomplishments in pro competition?
Cage Rage Champion, Cage Warriors Champion, FX3 Champion, TUF 3 Champion, Coach on TUF9 and TUF14.

Ranks in any martial arts styles:
None, unless you count 73rd in World Ninja Games 1999 (lack of smoke bomb skills let me down)

Favorite grappling technique:
Triangle

Favorite striking technique:
Flying knee

Do you have any heroes?
I’ve got nothing for respect for the guys at the top of the chain – guys like Chuck Liddell and Georges St-Pierre, and guys like Shogun Rua – I admire his style and I think he’s an exciting fighter.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?
You know, before I fight I have the same ritual. I go and find a nice quiet little corner, I sit down, I close my eyes & think of the journey that I’ve been on.  I think about when I used to sleep in my car and all the things that I ‘ve been through to get to where I am today.  All the sacrifices that I’ve made , the sacrifices that I’m still going to have to continue to make & the life that I want to give my children.  I think about why I do this, and that gets me motivated, it gets me in the zone, and from there I don’t want to get out of that zone.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?
  I went for a little bit and then left.

What was your job before you started fighting?
I was an upholsterer, making furniture, when I switched to MMA.  Before that, you name it, I’ve done it, but all the crappy jobs though, nothing too flamboyant.  I was a slaughterman, builder, and laborer.
• Has won eight of his last 13
 
• As coach of Team UK on season nine of The Ultimate Fighter against Dan Henderson, produced three of four finalists, and both winners (Ross Pearson and James Wilks). On season 14, coaching against Jason Miller, he produced one of two winners (Diego Brandao)
 
• Along with Nate Diaz, Chris Holdsworth, Mac Danzig, Amir Sadollah, Diego Brandao, Tony Ferguson and James Wilks, Bisping is one of only eight TUF winners to win all their fights on the show (plus the final) by KO, TKO, or submission
 
• Has finished 20 of 26 wins.  Didn’t go to a decision until his 2007 win over Matt Hamill
 
• 17 wins by KO, three by submission (2 armbar, 1 guillotine)
 
• The UK’s biggest mixed martial arts star
 
• 11-6 as a middleweight
 
• Nickname comes from his ancestry, where Bisping is considered a Polish Count
 
• Now living and training in California
 


Career

Trained With

Cheick Kongo
Cheick Kongo
28-8-2
( W-L-D )
Rampage Jackson
Rampage Jackson
35-11-0
( W-L-D )

Key Opponents

Wanderlei Silva
Wanderlei Silva
35-12-1, 1NC
( W-L-D )
Jorge Rivera
Jorge Rivera
19-9-0
( W-L-D )

Key Fights

Result
Opponent
Event
Replay
Win
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