Former Middleweight Champion May Be Done Fighting, But Hey He's Going To Entertain Us With His Commentary Role Michael Bisping retired in May of this year after suffering a knockout loss to Kelvin Gastelum at UFC Fight Night 122 in Shanghai. He recently took to his podcast, \u201cBelieve You Me,\u201d to announce that he's joining a UFC commentary team starting 2019. (h\/t BJPenn) \u201dI\u2019m going to be commentating on UFC events going forward, so that\u2019s interesting and exciting for me,\u201d Bisping revealed. \u201cYeah just going back and forth with the UFC obviously I\u2019m going to be continuing with ESPN in the new year, got the first few dates, Brooklyn, Phoenix, London so that\u2019s exciting and there\u2019ll be some commentary in there as well. yet to get my first gig booked but we\u2019ve negotiated the deal and everything so that\u2019s good news it\u2019s exciting times. \u201cIt wasn\u2019t something I was yearning to do but of course I\u2019m not fighting anymore and I\u2019ve dedicated my life to this sport, I do know a lot about it. If you ask me my expert subject, mixed martial arts and the current climate of mixed martial arts would be one of my expert subjects for sure. I do want to stay involved with the sport. It keeps me relevant, it keeps me current.\u201d Currently, \u2018The Count\u2019 is working as an analyst on \u201cUFC Tonight\u201d for FOX Sports 1 (FS1) along with Kenny Florian and Tyron Woodley as well part of pre and post-fight shows. However, UFC's broadcast deal with FOX is going to end in 2019 and promotion will be working with ESPN as they signed a lucrative deal earlier in May. With the new development along the way, Bisping will be sharing a color commentary role with the likes of Joe Rogan, Jon Anik, Dominick Cruz, and Daniel Cormier. Bisping ended his MMA career with a record of 20-9.