Michael Bisping is an English mixed martial artist, commentator, actor, author, and former UFC World Champion. He became the first British fighter to win a UFC title, and over a 15-year career was twice crowned MMA International Fighter of the Year. In July 2019 he was inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame. Today he commentates on ESPN, hosts the popular podcast Believe You Me, and his new book, Quitters Never Win, tells his story of a boy from a small town in Lancashire rising to become the UFC world champion.
00:00 | Trailer
02:33 | Brian’s thoughts on the episode
03:21 | Brian’s introduction
03:56 | Feels at ease in England
04:42 | The early days of MMA fighting in the UK in 2002
06:29 | Always enjoyed fighting and sparring
07:38 | He’s never been afraid to fight another man
09:37 | Advice to young people who want to get into sport of fighting
12:07 | His first big break in Las Vegas
14:44 | Fitness training is serious
15:46 | Dana White always allowed him to be himself
17:04 | Trash talking
19:45 | Why Michael is strongly against steroid use
21:38 | Loss of memory after being knocked out
22:48 | Beating Luke Rockhold, to win the belt and become world champion
26:32 | Trash talking to George St-Pierre
28:00 | What it was like to retire
30:34 | What Michael is doing now
31:35 | Success secrets
32:10 | Brian’s summing up.
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