PODCAST EPISODE #223 SPINNING SHIT MMA PODCAST

February 4, 2012; Las Vegas, NV, USA; UFC fighter Carlos Condit (left) fights against Nick Diaz (right) during UFC 143 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center. Carlos Codit defeated Nick Diaz. Mandatory Credit: Kelvin Kuo-US PRESSWIRE

This week on the Podcast  JP, Dan and LEE discuss all the latest news in the world of Combat Sports. Michael Bisping competes in his 28th UFC bout, tied with Jim Miller for most appearances in company history. His 23rd UFC middleweight fight marks a new record for most in divisional history.Bisping makes his 13th UFC main-event appearance (8-4 in previous headliners). He’s been main or co-main event in 21 of his 28 UFC appearances (including UFC 217). Bisping’s 20 victories in UFC competition are most in company history. Bisping’s 16 victories in UFC middleweight competition are most in divisional history.  Bisping’s seven knockout victories in UFC middleweight competition are tied for second most in divisional history behind Silva (eight).

Bisping won the middleweight championship from Luke Rockhold at UFC 199 in his 26th UFC appearance, the latest into a career of any first-time titleholder in company history. Bisping’s one of five fighters in UFC history to win “The Ultimate Fighter” reality series and an undisputed UFC title. Forrest Griffin, Rashad Evans, Matt Serra and Carla Esparza also accomplished the feat.

Georges St-Pierre

St-Pierre’s 12-fight UFC winning streak is second longest among active fighters in the company behind flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson (13). He hasn’t suffered a defeat since April 2007. St-Pierre’s 12-fight UFC winning streak is fourth longest in company history behind Silva (16), Demetrious Johnson (13) and Jon Jones (13). St-Pierre’s 12 decision victories in UFC competition are most in company history. St-Pierre can become the fourth fighter in UFC history to win championships in two weight classes. Randy Couture, B.J. Penn and Conor McGregor have also accomplished the feat. St-Pierre competes in his 15th UFC championship fight, tied with Couture for most in company history. St-Pierre’s 12 victories in UFC championship fights are tied with Johnson for the most in company history. St-Pierre’s nine consecutive UFC title defenses before relinquishing the belt represent the third longest defense streak in company history behind Johnson (11) and Silva (10). St-Pierre’s title reign of 2,064 days is second longest in UFC history behind Silva (2,457 days).

PODCAST EPISODE #223 SPINNING SHIT MMA PODCAST

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