UFC LEGEND Michael Bisping has landed a task in a brand new boxing film which is able to see the Brit take centre stage on the large display screen.
The Corridor of Fame fighter will probably be a lead in boxing-focussed movie “The Journeyman” an adaptation of British creator Mark Turley’s 2014 nonfiction e-book “Journeymen”.
Bisping would be the lead on this boxing following his profitable UFC profession, the place he was inducted into the Corridor of FameCredit score: Getty Photographs – Getty
It’s reported he’ll play the function of travelling boxer Kenny ‘The Beast’ Breen, who continues to combat even after being recognized with life-threatening neurological injury.
The brand new function comes solely three years after the UFC middleweight retired after an extended profession within the sport.
He expressed his pleasure with a brief social media submit studying ‘trying ahead to this’ after the announcement.
Director Dax Phelan revealed the realism of getting Bisping within the movie provides it an additional edge.
He mentioned: “For apparent causes, Mike brings an authenticity and an X-factor to the function that no different actor ever might.
“His contributions to the script have been insightful and I’m thrilled to have the chance to discover this character with him.”
Johnny Greaves, who’s a real-life British journeyman, will function a technical advisor for the film.
Bisping can boast a report of 30-9 throughout his profession and received the UFC middleweight title in 2016 with a win over Luke Rockhold.
Bisping is not any stranger to performing, and appeared in Magnum P.I together with different initiativesCredit score: ÃÂ©2019 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
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He now works as analyst and commentator for UFC’s ESPN.
The 41-year-old additionally has earlier expertise in movies and has appeared in a number of to date.
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Bisping has additionally popped up on TV in collection like MacGyver and Magnum P.I.