10 years ago today Michael Bisping made his UFC debut and defeated Josh Haynes by TKO in the 2nd round to win The Ultimate Fighter season 3.
Bisping won the tournament at light-heavyweight and would fight 4 more times in the UFC at 205 before dropping to 185.
It was a long and arduous journey, but after 25 fights and just 3 weeks shy of 10 years, Bisping would reach his desired goal of becoming a UFC champion when he scored a KO win over Luke Rockhold at UFC 199.
Very few people believed Bisping would become champion, and he wasn't quite sure himself, but knew he was going to give it everything he had as he noted years back:
Josh Haynes, the man he beat 10 years ago today, would go on to fight 10 more times in MMA before he would retire in August 2010 and become a police officer in Las Vegas.
Also that night, Kendall Grove won the middleweight finals of TUF 3 against Ed Herman. Grove currently fights for Bellator, his last fight was a KO win over Francisco France in February. Kendall i