Retired MMA fighter Michael Bisping will tour the UK and Eire in October, with an evening in Manchester’s O2 Apollo penned in for Friday the eighth.
‘Tales From The Octagon’ will function recollections from a storied profession that noticed him change into the first-ever British UFC Champion together with his knock-out victory over Luke Rockhold at UFC 199.
Regardless of combating out of Manchester, Bisping was really on a British navy base in Nicosia, Cyprus earlier than being raised Clitheroe.
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Throughout his youth in England’s North West, Bisping started coaching in jujitsu on the age of 8. By 15, he competed as an newbie in Britain’s first-ever “no holds barred” competitors.
He went on to get pleasure from a profitable kickboxing profession, profitable each the North West Space title and Professional British light-heavyweight title.
After working as a slaughterman, upholsterer, builder and laborer earlier than turning full-time to MMA in 2003.
Between 2004 and 2006, he fought for promotions such because the FX3 and CWFC. He made his UFC debut towards the American Eric Schafer at UFC 66.
All through his 11-year UFC profession, Bisping fought and received thrice in Manchester: Elvis Sinosic by TKO in 2007, Dennis Kang by TKO in 2009 and Dan Henderson by unanimous determination in 2016.
Bisping met his Australian spouse Rebecca in Manchester. Collectively they’ve three youngsters and presently reside in Orange County, California.