Bisping Confirms Split with Longtime Gym Wolfslair


Michael Bisping is no longer part of the Wolfslair Academy. | Photo: Sherdog.com


UFC middleweight Michael Bisping announced Saturday that he has split with longtime gym Wolfslair Academy, confirming the rumored riff on his official Twitter page.

“Yeah, it’s true. I left Wolfslair,” Bisping wrote. “I’ve done martial arts since I was eight years old. It was a phase of my training there, but I have now moved on.”

Bisping recently saw a four-fight winning streak snapped when he was outpointed by Chael Sonnen in a close unanimous decision defeat at UFC on Fox 2. The loss cost the Brit a shot at reigning middleweight champion Anderson Silva, who is now expected to square off with Sonnen for a second time at a to-be-named event in June.

A former Cage Rage light heavyweight champion, Bisping was introduced to UFC fans in 2006 as a cast member of “The Ultimate Fighter” Season 3. After winning the show with a victory over Josh Haynes, “The Count” rattled off three more wins before falling to Rashad Evans in 2007, prompting the Brit to drop to 185 pounds.

Bisping has posted an Octagon record of 8-3 as a middleweight, besting the likes of Chris Leben, Dennis Kang, Yoshihiro Akiyama and Jason Miller, among others. A three-time “Fight of the Night” award winner, Bisping owns 14 of his 22 career wins by knockout.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

  • 28 days ago
  • 7 views

UFC middleweight competitor Michael Bisping spoke with members of the media at the UFC Fight Night: Macau Media Day event, where he discussed a variety of topics including whether he enjoys competing read news >>

  • 22 days ago
  • 13 views

UFC middleweight contender Luke Rockhold discusses Michael Bisping's win over Cung Le, his trip to Asia and what's next for him. read news >>

  • 28 days ago
  • 0 views

Check out the latest edition of the Great MMA Debate to hear Cung Le talk about Anderson Silva, his acting career, Ronda Rousey's transition into movies, and his upcoming fight with Michael Bisping. read news >>

  • 28 days ago
  • 1 views

Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Cung Le faces Michael Bisping in the UFC Fight Night 48 main event on Aug. 23, but is eyeing a fight with Anderson Silva next. read news >>

  • 28 days ago
  • 15 views

Ni Hao! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight marauder Michael Bisping is on the ground in Macau, China, to help promote his UFC Fight Night 48 main event against local hero Cung Le, whic read news >>

  • 28 days ago
  • 18 views

MACAU -- UFC middleweight Michael Bisping spoke to the media in Macau, China to promote his UFC Fight Night 48 main event bout opposite Cung Le. Bisping discussed MMA going global, Le as an opponent read news >>

  • 28 days ago
  • 25 views

On this week's episode of The MMA Beat, the panel will discuss Wanderlei Silva's future, Eddie Alvarez getting released by Bellator and then signing with the UFC, the new UFC 178 lineup, what's at st read news >>

  • 25 days ago
  • 5 views

Michael Bisping stops Cung Le on a fourth-round technical knockout on Saturday in China. read news >>

  • 25 days ago
  • 7 views

Michael Bisping stops Cung Le on a fourth-round technical knockout on Saturday in China. read news >>