UFC 89 Results: Michael Bisping And Chris Leben Interviews From England

Another Decision Goes Michael Bisping's Way In England. Fortunately, He Deserved It This Time

10/19/08 in MMA   |   Pat   |   5229 respect


Michael Bisping beat Chris Leben in a unanimous decision on Saturday in England. Unlike his controversial split decision against Matt Hamill, Bisping won this one pretty convincingly. The judges scorecards were 30-27, 30-27, and 29-28.

The fight was an exciting one, and now Bisping looks poised for a title fight with UFC Middleweight champion Anderson Silva. Silva will defend his belt on October 25 against Patrick Cote.
Michael Bisping Post Fight Interview With Joe Rogan:


Chris Leben's Interview

Other fight results:
Keith Jardine over Brandon Vera, Split Decision
Luiz Cane over Rameau Sokodjou, TKO, 4:15 2nd Round
Chris Lytle over Paul Taylor by Unanimous Decision
Marcus Davis over Paul Kelly by Submission (guillotine choke), 2:16 2nd Round
Dan Hardy over Akihiro Gono by Split Decision
Shane Carwin over Neil Wain by TKO, 1:31 1st round
David Bielkheden over Jess Liaudin by Unanimous Decision
Terry Etim over Sam Stout by Unanimous Decision
Jim Miller over David Baron by Submission (rear naked choke), 3:19 3rd Round
Per Eklund over Samy Schiavo by Submission (rear naked choke), 1:47 3rd Round


Bisping Outpoints Leben, Jardine Edges Vera [Sherdog]
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10/19/08   |   jeradshaw

  Until Bisping wins a fight someplace other then England, I could careless.  The traveling takes a huge toll on fighters.  I'm not saying he isn't a good fighter, but until he can fight somewhere other then his homeland, not impressed.  Why Dana is handing him these fights over there amazes me.