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Watch: UFC 204 Embedded – Michael Bisping Has Strong Words For Dan Henderson During Final Face-Off

With 82 professional bouts between them, neither Michael Bisping nor Dan Henderson is easily rattled. This was apparent when the wily pair squared off at last night’s ceremonial weigh-in ahead of their middleweight title fight at UFC 204, which takes place in the early hours of Sunday morning at the Manchester Arena. Henderson, who has made it abundantly clear throughout …

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Michael Bisping Vs Dan Henderson: Much More Than A Fight

LAS VEGAS - JULY 11: (R-L) Dan Henderson connects with a right to Mike Bisping during their middleweight bout during UFC 100 on July 11, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images)

It was the 11th of July 2009 and the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was set to hold the biggest event in the promotions history in UFC 100, a star-studded card set to showcase the biggest names mixed martial arts had to offer including Brock Lesnar and Georges St Pierre. All the attention was focused on the two title fights which headlined the …

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Video – UFC 204 Countdown: Michael Bisping Vs Dan Henderson

INGLEWOOD, CA - JUNE 04: Michael Bisping points to opponent Luke Rockhold after defeating him in their Middleweight Title Bout at UFC 199 at The Forum on June 4, 2016 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images)

When Michael Bisping stepped in on short-notice to face middleweight champion Luke Rockhold at UFC 199, he was given the chance to author a fairytale of sorts. After a decade wandering a winding road, at various times looking as though he was miles away for a shot at UFC gold, he stumbled, unexpectedly, into a title bout. Though Bisping had …

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Michael Bisping Open To Georges St-Pierre Fight If He’s ‘Grown a Set of Balls’

INGLEWOOD, CA - JUNE 04: Michael Bisping raises his arms to the crowd as he enters the cage for his middleweight championship bout at UFC 199 at The Forum on June 4, 2016 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images)

Current UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping will have his hands full when facing Dan Henderson at UFC 204 next weekend, but the Brit is already looking past his title defense to a more lucrative future. Earlier this year, a rumored matchup between Bisping and former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre made the rounds. Unsurprisingly, the fight never materialised and the …

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Dan Henderson – Bisping KO Not My Favourite Knockout

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UFC Middleweight contender Dan Henderson has said that his 2009 knockout of Michael Bisping was not his favourite knockout of his career and that his 2007 finish of Wanderlei Silva ranks higher for him. Henderson’s devastating one punch knockout of Bisping at UFC 100 was voted FIGHT Magazine’s 2009 Knockout of the Year, but for Henderson, he personally prefers the Silva …

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Michael Bisping Believes Eddie Alvarez Would ‘Kill’ Conor McGregor If They Ever Fought

The UFC middleweight champion has given his verdict on a prospective 155lb. title match between Conor McGregor and current holder Eddie Alvarez. The pressure being placed upon Conor McGregor from UFC president Dana White to defend his featherweight title, sees interim champion Jose Aldo as the favourite to next fight the SBG product. If, as some expect, ‘The Notorious’ decides to forgo …

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Michael Bisping To Georges St. Pierre: “Quit Being A P**sy”

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UFC Middleweight champion Michael Bisping has called out former Welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre ahead of the Canadian’s pending return to the UFC. St.Pierre, who hasn’t fought in the UFC in nearly three years, was supposed to meet with the UFC’s new owners WME-IMG on Tuesday but according to MMAFighting the meeting never took place. St. Pierre’s management tried to initiate talks …

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Opinion: The UFC Is Struggling To Protect The Integrity Of Both Its Sport And Its Brand

The UFC, like many mainstream sports, is fighting for the integrity of their brand at the moment. However, the way in which they dealt with Alex Nicholson’s ‘insensitive’ language indicates that they may well lose that battle in the long term. While cornering team-mate Mike Perry against South Korea’s Hyun Gyu Lim, Nicholson made a racist remark about Lim’s eyes. The …

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Michael Bisping: ‘If It Wasn’t For Me, Conor McGregor Would Be Working At The Docks In Dublin’

UFC Middleweight champion Michael Bisping has firmly denied that Conor McGregor gives the British fighter motivation, claiming that if it wasn’t for him, McGregor would be working at the docks in Dublin. Speaking in Manchester ahead of UFC 204, Bisping told Metro.co.uk: ‘No, why would Conor McGregor motivate me? ‘I motivate Conor McGregor. When Conor McGregor was learning to stand to …

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Michael Bisping On UFC 202: ‘Nate Diaz Did Not Deliver’

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UFC Middleweight champion Michael Bisping has said that lightweight contender Nate Diaz “did not deliver” during his UFC 202 main event bout with UFC Featherweight champion Conor McGregor. Speaking on Sirius XM’s MMA Countdown show, Bisping said that Diaz didn’t seem to have an answer for McGregor’s leg kicks and that the Stockton native looked like a “beginner” during the …

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Chris Weidman Claims He Is Embarrassed To Have Michael Bisping As UFC Champion

Michael Bisping’s UFC middleweight title victory over Luke Rockhold on June 4th was undoubtedly one of the most shocking upsets of 2016 thus far, and considering the year that the promotion has had, that’s really saying something. However, over two months on from the Englishman’s improbable first-round heroics, we were under the assumption that most observers had shook the feeling …

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Michael Bisping To Fight Dan Henderson In First Title Defence

INGLEWOOD, CA - JUNE 04: Michael Bisping reacts after defeating Luke Rockhold in their Middleweight Title Bout at UFC 199 at The Forum on June 4, 2016 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images)

After months of speculation since Michael ‘The Count’ Bisping shocked the mixed martial arts world by sensationally knocking out then UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold, it now seems that the Englishman’s first title defence is set as he is poised to fight Dan Henderson. Bisping took to to his SiriusXM radio show, “The Countdown” to confirm to fans that the fight …

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Dan Henderson Plans To Retire Following Expected Clash With Michael Bisping, Regardless Of The Result

It’s not altogether unexpected news, but Dan Henderson has confirmed that he plans to retire following his next fight, win, lose or draw. After he massacred Hector Lombard in typically violent fashion at UFC 199 on June 4th, Dan Henderson told fans at the Inglewood Forum that they might have witnessed his last contest. However, the result of that evening’s …

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