Alan Belcher continues with the eye injury updates from his official Twitter.com account, providing a pic of lacerated lid that required eight stitches to fix after Michael Bisping accidentally poked him in the third and final round of their UFC 159 co-main event this past weekend. "The Talent," who was unable to continue, went on to drop a technical decision to "The Count." The good news is that injury, which you can watch happen here, was not more serious. A very close call, considering his 2010 surgery to correct a detached retina in the same eye, one that nearly ended his MMA career.
UFC's Brazil return on Jan. 19, 2012, for Vitor Belfort vs. Michael Bisping event will be UFC on FX 7 and feature a four-fight main card. For more on that and the complete event line-up click here. Photo: Josh Hedges/Getty Images
UFC middleweight Michael Bisping confirmed via his official Twitter account that he has left Wolfslair Gym in the U.K. "The Count" was quoted as saying, "it was a phase of my training there, but I have now moved on." No word on where or who he'll train with going forward but now that he makes permanent residence in the U.S., his options are limitless. Anywhere you would like to see him go?
Video: Michael Bisping talks about idolizing Mike Tyson and Frank Bruno growing up. He reveals that Jean Claude Van Damme inspired him to take up martial arts. Bisping also comments on recent British boxers such as Ricky Hatton and speculates that Amir Khan could be bigger than Hatton and he believes the young fighter has the tools to beat Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Jason "Mayhem" Miller talked the talk before his fight against Michael Bisping at The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 14 Finale last night (Dec. 3, 2011) in Las Vegas, but he failed miserably to walk the walk. MMA Nation breaks it down right here.
Michael Bisping, Jason "Mayhem" Miller, and all The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 14 contestants are collateral damage in the feud between the UFC and Spike TV. Find out the how and the why right here.
King of Queens star Kevin James will walk to the Octagon with Jason "Mayhem" Miller tomorrow night (Sat., Dec. 3, 2011) at The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 14 Finale in Las Vegas, Nevada, according to MMAFighting's Ariel Helwani. James, a noted mixed martial arts enthusiast, will also corner Miller for his fight against Michael Bisping. The winning edge?
Michael Bisping fail .gif from The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 14, episode nine. "The Count" won an air hockey match over his opponent and rival coach, Jason "Mayhem" Miller, and celebrated in style by falling on his keister like he was Mark Coleman in Pride. Just a way to lighten our Sunday, Maniacs. If you missed the latest episode of TUF 14, click here for a complete recap and rundown.
We knew Jake Shields had brought Chael Sonnen in to train with the Cesar Gracie team to get him ready for Georges St. Pierre on April 30 at UFC 129. We saw the photographic evidence to prove it. But has Sonnen gone from a part-time training partner to a full-blown member of the 209 boyz (Pic)? Don't be scared, Michael Spitsbing.
Let's go to the video tape: Michael Bisping seemingly spits on Jorge Rivera's corner men at UFC 127 (Video). "The Count" says he didn't deliberately spit at them. Does this footage prove otherwise?