Former UFC World Champion and MMA Legend Michael Bisping will be attending the Manchester Film Festival on Monday March 14th.

Tickets for the screening can be booked here:

Bisping will be live and in-person at the U.K. Premiere of the documentary BISPING, which tells the life story of the first, and still only, British fighter to win a UFC Championship.

Michael will be taking part in a post screening question and answer session where audience members can put their questions to the man himself.

Not only does BISPING document Michael Bisping’s rise to the top of the UFC and the struggles he went through to get there but also his youth growing up in Clitheroe during the nineties and the trouble he often found himself in.

BISPING is a personal story told with humour and one that pulls no punches.

Watch an exclusive first look at the documentary here:

BISPING is screening on Monday 14th March at 6:10PM.

BISPING Synopsis

Michael Bisping is one of the biggest personalities the UFC has ever known and the obstacles he faced to become UFC Middleweight Champion are unmatched. More than once the world of MMA thought Bisping was at the end of his career, and that was before they knew he lost sight in one of his eyes. His perseverance pushed him to fight through circumstances that no other UFC fighter has before. With a pure will to win, Bisping took on Silva, GSP, Belfort, Henderson, and Rockhold – some of the greatest to ever fight in the octagon. Witness the full, behind-the-scenes story of how Bisping not only battled the best to become UFC Champion, but also the personal struggle and unwavering support of his family that propelled him to greatness.

BISPING will release on digital from March 21


Manchester Film Festival
Film still from Rye Lane

Once again Manchester Film Festival will take place over a full week from 15th-24th March at the Odeon, Great Northern with a line-up of films from around the world.



  1. BJJ Gordo
    This guy born just 30 miles up the road from me, went on to inspire me to set up two businesses in Sheffield, try to change the country for the better after a brain injury that led me into an 8 year journey of dispair Read his book like I did. Can't wait to see the film.

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