Michael Bisping has decided to call an end to his longstanding mixed martial arts career. Following a bevy of positive messages from MMA notables, “The Count” has decided to offer a response.
Michael Bisping made his way into the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) as a light heavyweight competitor under the team of Tito Ortiz on season 3 of The Ultimate Fighter reality television show. “The Count” won the TUF season and began his longstanding reign over the UFC.
Bisping has gone on to set the record for most wins inside the octagon, having also been crowned the UFC middleweight champion before the end of his fighting days. However, on Monday, the England native officially announced the end of his fighting career.
Since then a myriad of fighters, media members and fight fans have all come forward over the internet to pay tribute to Bisping’s illustrious career within mixed martial arts. Taking to Twitter, Bisping has now decided to offer a response to the recent messages.
“Utterly blown away by all the beautiful messages regarding my retirement. I have so many people I need to thanks but right now, thank you for the kind words. I should retire more often”
Utterly blown away by all the beautiful messages regarding my retirement. I have so many people I need to thanks but right now, thank you for the kind words. I should retire more often ???
— michael (@bisping) May 29, 2018