Michael Bisping

Michael Bisping is a mixed martial artist and is a multifaceted athlete who has excelled in various types of martial arts. He was born in Cyprus and he is and Englishman. He was born on the 28th of February in the year 1979. His father was in the army and he was born in the army barracks. Later on his family shifted to Yorkshire where he trained in classical jiu-jitsu under reputed trainers. He was only 8 years old when he started training in this ancient form of martial arts and then at the age of only 15, he won his maiden amateur championship called Knock down Budo. This event was a precursor to the hugely popular MMA or the mixed martial arts format.

Michael Bisping was destined to become a mixed martial artist but often in his life he could not make that choice and often left training to pursue a living. He left training and joined a college but he could not concentrate and was back training in kickboxing this time. He was really good at kickboxing also and his talent was immediately recognized and his coach encouraged him to participate in many events. He became very successful and won the North West are title in the very first year. Later on, he went on to win the British Pro Light Heavyweight title the very next year.  At the prime of his kickboxing career, Michael Bisping left his training and wanted to get a job. He tried his hand at various activities like masonry and carpentry and he even worked as a postman, in a slaughterhouse and even as a salesman.

Michael Bisping even played in a disco and was a pretty popular DJ in that region and was pretty common in the night clubs but he realized that his future lay only in MMA. Finally he decided to pursue mixed martial arts as a full time professional career and from then on, there was no looking back, he trained harder and harder and even went on to defeat some of the biggest names in the MMA circuit. His biggest victory was his 43 second match against Matthews and from there he went on to become one of the most successful mixed martial artists of recent times. He currently resides in England with his wife Rebecca and three children in their own house but his family remains scattered throughout England and Germany.

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