Club DJs get used to hearing the same things over and over. They live on a steady diet of looped instrumentals and break beats, playing the same platters week after week. Michael Bisping is no different; the UFC middleweight made ends meet for nearly a decade spinning house and trance in clubs near his home in northwestern England. But Bisping lost his regular gigs when he left home to tape season three of The Ultimate Fighter and hasn’t had a chance to dust off his decks since.
FIGHT! is digging into the archives to celebrate UFC 100. Read the rest of my October 2008 story on Michael Bisping, who is set to take on former Pride champion Dan Henderson in a middleweight eliminator match at UFC 100 on July 11. Go here to check out more photos of Bisping.