Michael Bisping Reacts To Controversial De Randamie vs. Ladd Stoppage

Last Saturday (July 13, 2019), Germaine de Randamie scored a controversial stoppage win over Aspen Ladd (watch highlights here) in the main event of UFC Sacramento. ‘The Iron Lady’ came out strong early and dropped the previously undefeated…

Last Saturday (July 13, 2019), Germaine de Randamie scored a controversial stoppage win over Aspen Ladd (watch highlights here) in the main event of UFC Sacramento. ‘The Iron Lady’ came out strong early and dropped the previously undefeated Ladd with a picture-perfect right hand. From there, she swarmed with a few ground strikes to pick […]

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Michael Bisping Believes ‘Writing On The Wall’ Suggests Luke Rockhold Retires

Luke Rockhold has received a lot of criticism over the past few weeks. The former UFC middleweight champion was knocked out in vicious fashion at UFC 239 earlier this month (Sat. July 6, 2019). Rockhold jumped up to 205 pounds for his divisional debut after being unable to regain the 185-pound title. His reign as […]

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Luke Rockhold has received a lot of criticism over the past few weeks. The former UFC middleweight champion was knocked out in vicious fashion at UFC 239 earlier this month (Sat. July 6, 2019).

Rockhold jumped up to 205 pounds for his divisional debut after being unable to regain the 185-pound title. His reign as champion ended in his first-ever title defense back in 2016 when he was knocked out by Michael Bisping at UFC 199. After his recent loss against Jan Blachowicz earlier this month, Rockhold has now lost three of his last four fights via knockout.

Speaking on his podcast, “Believe You Me,” Bisping offered his thoughts on Rockhold’s current situation. Bisping concurs with UFC President Dana White, who suggests Rockhold should consider hanging his gloves up for good. “The Count” said he believes “the writing on the wall” suggests the Californian retires (via MMA News):

“The amount of messages that people have sent me because everyone seems to think that I’m gonna take pleasure in seeing Luke knocked out like that, and it’s the opposite…the opposite. I really feel for the guy. I do,” Bisping said.

“I feel bad for him. It’s a real shame. Not only did he get his jaw broke, but he’s now been knocked out cold, viciously, in three of his last four fights. And I can’t help but think that he’s done. Now that doesn’t mean that he’s gonna be. What he could do is come back and prove everybody wrong, prove me wrong.

“That’s what I would’ve done. That’s kind of what I did. And if he does that, then my god, he’ll have my respect forever. But I gotta say, the writing on the wall looks like his career is over.”

The fact that Rockhold has been knocked out so many times in the past few years, Bisping believes the former champion will have some serious psychological demons to overcome should he decide to continue fighting:

“It’s not only the fact that A, he’s been knocked out three times out of his last four,” Bisping said. “It’s not only the fact that he’s got a broken jaw, and that’s gonna take some time to heal back from.

“It’s also the fact that it’s one thing getting knocked out cold once and coming back from that. But when you’ve been knocked out cold three of your last four, I mean, that is some psychological demons to overcome.”

Do you think Rockhold’s days competing inside the Octagon are behind him?

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Michael Bisping Feels Sorry for Luke Rockhold: “He’s Done”

Michael Bisping took home the middleweight championship in 2016 with great ceremony after knocking Luke Rockhold out after a quarrelsome build-up. If there were a video dictionary and you looked up the idiom, “Rubbing it in,” a clip of a Michael Bispin…

Michael Bisping took home the middleweight championship in 2016 with great ceremony after knocking Luke Rockhold out after a quarrelsome build-up. If there were a video dictionary and you looked up the idiom, “Rubbing it in,” a clip of a Michael Bisping interview immediately following UFC 199 would pop up. But that gloating has an […]

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Video: Watch Michael Bisping And Brendan Fitzgerald’s Reaction To Urijah Faber Knockout

Urijah Faber’s win over Ricky Simon surprised and shocked many in the combat sport world, including commentators Brendan Fitzgerald and Michael Bisping. Making his return to the Octagon for the first time in nearly three years, Faber was a betting underdog going into his UFC Sacramento co-headliner last night. However, “The California Kid” was able […]

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Urijah Faber’s win over Ricky Simon surprised and shocked many in the combat sport world, including commentators Brendan Fitzgerald and Michael Bisping.

Making his return to the Octagon for the first time in nearly three years, Faber was a betting underdog going into his UFC Sacramento co-headliner last night. However, “The California Kid” was able to drop Simon with a right and continued the assault on the ground to eventually grab a first-round finish. It was Faber’s first win via knockout since 2007.

His hometown fans naturally went crazy, but so did Fitzgerald and Bisping who had jumped to their feet by the time the fight was over. The former tweeted after the event about calling an “incredible” night:

“I mean that night was just bananas,” Fitzgerald wrote. “As I was writing the stat in my notes for Urijah’s last KO (2007!), I had a hunch I would need it, but thought it was wishful thinking. Nope. Incredible night! (PS – I sound cooler than I look apparently).

You can watch their reaction below:

How did you react to Faber’s huge win?

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Michael Bisping Explains Why He Thinks Beef With Jorge Masvidal Is Squashed

Jorge Masvidal and Michael Bisping have had their fair share of issues with one another in the past. However, it looks like that is now behind the two mixed martial artists. Masvidal and Bisping got into a verbal confrontation prior to UFC 217 back in 2017. Things got so bad that Masvidal threatened to slap […]

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Jorge Masvidal and Michael Bisping have had their fair share of issues with one another in the past. However, it looks like that is now behind the two mixed martial artists.

Masvidal and Bisping got into a verbal confrontation prior to UFC 217 back in 2017. Things got so bad that Masvidal threatened to slap Bisping at UFC London earlier this year. However, Bisping – now retired from fighting and working as an analyst and commentator – was part of the panel that interviewed Masvidal in person after UFC 239.

Bisping stood right next to Masvidal during the interview, which went on without a hitch. Masvidal had just wrapped up pulling off the fastest knockout in UFC history, finishing Ben Askren with a flying knee in five seconds. Speaking on his podcast, “Believe You Me,” Bisping explained why he thinks the beef between himself and Masvidal is squashed (via BJPenn.com):

“He came up to the desk afterwards and Chael said to me, cause you had Jon Anik on the end, Chael in the middle, and me on the other end. And Chael’s like, ‘are you two guys cool?’ I’m like, ‘honestly I don’t think so. I’ve got no issue with him, but you know how he’s like. He’s a hothead for sure.’

“And so Chael said, ‘do you want to stand in the middle so that I’m on the end.’ I’m like, ‘Chael, the f*ck you think I am?’ Do you think I’m gonna b*tch out and say, ‘yeah switch positions because the bad man might get me.’ I’m like, ‘no.’”

Bisping then revealed he and Masvidal actually interacted prior to UFC London earlier this year, where he and Jorge were able to walk past each other without anything getting out of control:

“But listen, Jorge came up and he was cool as f*ck man. And I think he realized, cause when I saw him in London I walked past him. If I wanted to be an asshole there, I could’ve been an asshole.

“But I said, ‘hey what’s up Jorge?’ And he kind of nodded. I think that was, without saying squashing the beef type thing. But he was cool as hell man. He was cool as hell. I said congratulations, I said some kind words because how can you not?”

Do you think the beef between Bisping and Masvidal is finally at an end?

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Michael Bisping Explains How He & Jorge Masvidal Put Issues Aside

Tension between Michael Bisping and Jorge Masvidal appears to be a thing of the past. Masvidal and Bisping had exchanged verbal jabs dating back to “The Count’s” beef with Yoel Romero. Masvidal and Romero are training partners and clo…

Tension between Michael Bisping and Jorge Masvidal appears to be a thing of the past. Masvidal and Bisping had exchanged verbal jabs dating back to “The Count’s” beef with Yoel Romero. Masvidal and Romero are training partners and close friends. Masvidal took issue with Bisping ripping up the Cuban flag during Romero’s first bout with […]

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