UFC Champion Michael Bisping to meet fans from 6.30pm on Thursday 25th July.
Bluewater Waterstones is excited to welcome Michael Bisping to the store. Michael will be meeting fans and signing copies of his hard-hitting biography, ‘Quitters Never Win’ on Thursday 25th July at 6.30pm.
Michael ‘The Count’ Bisping began training martial arts at the age of eight. He later took up boxing, kickboxing and MMA, making his professional debut in 2004 and becoming Cage Rage light heavyweight champion within just three matches.
In 2008 he made his middleweight debut in the UFC, and became UFC Middleweight Champion and the first (and only) British UFC champion in 2016. Since retiring in 2018, Michael has remained a powerful and passionate voice in the UFC community and also hosts a popular UFC podcast named after his catchphrase, Believe You Me.
Quitters Never Win
“Some people are born to be a certain thing. And I was a born fighter.” By the time Michael was 15, he was fighting in his first no-holds-barred competition. When he turned professional and joined the UFC he was sure about one thing: only a world championship title would do.
A British underdog in the greatest fighting championship on earth, he spent the next decade winning some of the championship’s most sensational contests to achieve his dream and become the first ever British UFC world champion in 2016.
From his boyhood years learning to fight in the gyms of Lancashire to his most shocking clashes in the cage, in his book Quitters Never Win Bisping tells the raw and unfiltered story behind his legendary career for the first time, including his greatest wins, his fiercest rivals and the harrowing injury that forced him into retirement. As audacious, entertaining and as candid as the man himself, it’s a backstage pass to one of the world’s most extreme sports and an unbridled account of what it really takes to become a champion.
This event is free and is not ticketed, but fans are advised to arrive early to avoid disappointment. Fans must purchase a copy of ‘Quitters Never Win’ in order to meet Michael. For further information contact Waterstones Bluewater on 01322 624831
Senior Bookseller Katie Rayfield says “We’re thrilled to welcome Michael to Bluewater, and be able to offer our customers this unique opportunity to meet a British Champion. ”