Look back at Michael Bisping's legendary UFC career statistics: A fighter in every sense
Bisping (30-9 MMA, 20-9 UFC) has been a mainstay on the UFC roster for more than 12 years after joining the organization through “The Ultimate Fighter” reality series. His 29-fight run in the octagon was filled with twists and turns, but “The Count” was always able to keep himself relevant until finally reaching the apex of the sport when he claimed the UFC middleweight title at UFC 199 in June 2016.
The Brit will remain part of the MMA world going forward as a podcast host and analyst for FOX Sports, so his retirement is hardly a complete goodbye. However, Bisping claims that he’s put on his gloves and stepped in the octagon for the final time.
Bisping, 39, put together a UFC tenure that the overwhelming majority of athletes in the sport could only dream of. His resume is as deep as any in the promotion’s history, and with his retirement official, here’s a look back at all his career statistics and accomplishments one final time.
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Fights and headliner statistics
Bisping’s 29 UFC appearances are tied with Jim Miller for the most in company history.
His 24 UFC middleweight fights are the most in divisional history.
His 14 UFC main-event appearances are tied for fourth most in company history behind Anderson Silva (19), Randy Couture (18) and Tito Ortiz (16). He went 8-6 in headliners.
He was the main or co-main event in 22 of his 29 UFC appearances.
He is the only fighter in UFC history to headline two cards in a one-month span as he did at UFC 217 and UFC Fight Night 122 in November.
He headlined UFC cards in seven different countries, the most in company history.
Bisping’s total cage time of 6:05:33 in UFC competition is second most in company history behind Frankie Edgar (6:47:33).
His total fight time of 5:15:15 in UFC middleweight competition is most in divisional history.
His 20 victories in UFC competition are tied with Georges St-Pierre and Donald Cerrone for most in company history.
His 16 victories in UFC middleweight competition are most in divisional history.
His 10 knockout victories in UFC competition are tied for fourth most in company history behind Vitor Belfort (12), Anthony Johnson (11) and Silva (11).
His seven knockout victories in UFC middleweight competition are tied for third most in divisional history behind Silva (eight) and Thiago “Marreta” Santos (eight).
His seven stoppage victories in UFC middleweight competition are ....
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