Michael Bisping to be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame

Photo Credit: MMA Junkie

Photo Credit: MMA Junkie

Former UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping was officially announced as the newest inductee to the UFC Hall of Fame during the UFC London broadcast.

Bisping (30-9) retired from the sport of MMA in May of last year following back-to-back losses to Georges St-Pierre and Kelvin Gastelum. “The Count” defeated the likes of Chris Leben, Jason Miller, Brian Stann, Cung Le, Anderson Silva, Luke Rockhold, Dan Henderson and many others throughout his Octagon career. He entered the UFC after winning The Ultimate Fighter 3 and became a major representative for the UK.

Bisping will be inducted into the “Modern Wing” of the Hall of Fame which includes fighters who have been retired for at least one year, turned pro on or after Nov. 17, 2000, or are a minimum of 35 years old.

MMA NewsStephen Jensen