The TUF 3 light-Hw tournament winner Michael Bisping entered this fight with a professional mma record of 26-7-0 (73% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.11 middleweight in the world. He suffered his last loss at the end of 2014, against Luke Rockhold (=Rockhold vs Bisping), but he came back to win in 2015 beating CB Dollaway (=Bisping vs Dollaway).
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Thales Leites, has an official record of 25-4-0 (72% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.9 in the same weight class (currently the #1 in this division is Chris Weidman). His last defeat occurred in 2010 when he faced Matt Horwich, since then he has won eight consecutive bouts taking revenge on Horwich in 2012 (=Leites vs Horwich 2) and defeating Tim Boetsch in his last fight (=Boetsch vs Leites). Bisping vs Leites is the main event of the UFC Fight Night 72 – UFC Glasgow. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 72: Bisping vs Leites
Where: SSE Hydro Arena, Glasgow, Scotland
Division: middleweight (185 lbs, 84 kg)
Bisping’s previous fight: Michael Bisping vs CB Dollaway
Leites’ previous fight: Tim Boetsch vs Thales Leites
Leites’ next fight: Gegard Mousasi vs Thales Leites
Bisping’s next fight: Anderson Silva vs Michael Bisping
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