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Paulo Costa

Michael Bisping reacts to Paulo Costa’s latest fight cancellation: “He’s a bit of a madman isn’t he.”

Susan Cox - October 16, 2023

Michael Bisping is reacting to Paulo Costa’s latest fight cancellation. Paulo Costa (14-2 MMA) was scheduled to fight Khamzat Chimaev (12-0 MMA) in a middleweight bout on Saturday, October 21st at UFC 294 which takes place at the Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi.

Dricus Du Plessis and Robert Whittaker and UFC 290
Michael Bisping

Michael Bisping believes Dricus Du Plessis is “really pissed off” about the Kamaru Usman vs. Khamzat Chimaev fight booking: “He should be fighting for the belt”

Harry Kettle - October 16, 2023

UFC commentator Michael Bisping believes Dricus du Plessis will be frustrated about not getting a title shot. Following on from his win over Robert Whittaker, it seemed as if Dricus du Plessis was destined to be the next man in line to fight Israel Adesanya for the UFC middleweight championship. Alas, it didn’t quite work out that way. Instead, Sean Strickland battled and beat Adesanya at UFC 293 after du Plessis was unable to make a quick turnaround.

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Michael Bisping

Michael Bisping speaks on Tyson Fury's mindset: "Doesn't give a f***

Zain Bando - October 3, 2023

Former UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping isn’t afraid to speak on various topics within the combat sports world. Ahead of the highly-anticipated tilt between WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury and former UFC belt holder Francis Ngannou on Oct. 28, Bisping, now a UFC color commentator, gave his thoughts about Fury entering the bout and what he should be aware of.

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Nate Diaz

Michael Bisping wants to see Nick and Nate Diaz inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame: “How could we forget about those people?”

Fernando Quiles - October 1, 2023

Michael Bisping believes the Diaz brothers deserve to join him in the UFC Hall of Fame. There is no doubting the impact that Nick Diaz and Nate Diaz have had in the world of MMA. Their authenticity endeared them to fight fans around the world. It also helped that the Diaz brothers have been known for their exciting fighting styles. It’s led Bisping to share his belief that both Nick and Nate are worthy of the UFC Hall of Fame.

Michael Bisping and James Johnson
Michael Bisping

Michael Bisping mocks NBA's James Johnson after Jon Jones callout: "Out of his mind"

Josh Evanoff - September 19, 2023

UFC commentator Michael Bisping believes James Johnson is out of his mind for his comments about Jon Jones. ‘Bones’ is currently slated to return to the octagon in the main event of UFC 295 in November. There, Jon Jones will look to make his first heavyweight title defense against former champion Stipe Miocic. However, in the event that the Ohio native falls out of the fight, they could just call James Johnson.

Michael Bisping and Alexa Grasso
Michael Bisping

Michael Bisping shares harsh assessment of Mike Bell’s 10-8 scorecard from Round 5 of Alexa Grasso vs. Valentina Shevchenko 2: “There’s no way”

Harry Kettle - September 19, 2023

Former UFC fighter Michael Bisping has given his thoughts on the 10-8 controversy from Alexa Grasso vs Valentina Shevchenko 2. Last weekend at Noche UFC, Alexa Grasso and Valentina Shevchenko went to war in the main event. The bout was incredibly hard fought and when it was all said and done, fans were split down the middle regarding who had done enough to win. In the end, the contest was ruled a split draw, meaning Grasso retained the belt.

Eric Nicksick and Sean Strickland
Sean Strickland

Michael Bisping reacts to Eric Nicksick’s preferred choice for Sean Strickland’s first title defense: “That might be the easiest fight”

Susan Cox - September 15, 2023

Michael Bisping is reacting to Eric Nicksick’s preferred choice for Sean Strickland’s first title defense. Following Sean Strickland’s (28-5 MMA) impressive victory over Israel Adesanya (24-3 MMA) last weekend at UFC 293, the newly crowned middleweight champion will be looking to search out his next opponent.

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Sean Strickland

Michael Bisping names the opponent Sean Strickland will “probably” fight in his first UFC title defense

Harry Kettle - September 12, 2023

UFC commentator Michael Bisping has given his thoughts on who Sean Strickland will probably fight first when defending his new UFC title. Last weekend, Sean Strickland shocked the world. He defeated Israel Adesanya via unanimous decision to capture the UFC middleweight championship. In the eyes of many, it’s one of the biggest upsets in UFC history – and that probably stretches to all of mixed martial arts, too. It’s the kind of fight that will live long in the memory, but for now, it’s time to look ahead to the future.

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Dana White

Michael Bisping sides with Dana White, says Chris Weidman “should probably retire” following latest loss at UFC 292

Susan Cox - August 23, 2023

Michael Bisping is siding with Dana White and saying that Chris Weidman ‘should probably retire’ following his latest loss at UFC 292. Last Saturday night in Boston saw Chris Weidman (15-7 MMA) vs. Brad Tavaras (20-9 MMA) in a middleweight bout. It was to be a unanimous decision loss for ‘The All-American‘.

Michael Bisping, Jake Paul and Nate Diaz.
Michael Bisping

Michael Bisping believes Nate Diaz has gotten into the head of Jake Paul ahead of their boxing match: “That may affect him in his performance”

Susan Cox - August 4, 2023

Michael Bisping believes that Nate Diaz has gotten into the head of Jake Paul ahead of their boxing match. It will be Nate Diaz vs Jake Paul in a professional boxing match this Saturday night, August 5th at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.

Michael Bisping, Jake Paul
Michael Bisping

Michael Bisping reveals that he turned down offer to fight 'little p*ssy' Jake Paul

Josh Evanoff - July 26, 2023

UFC Hall of Famer Michael Bisping nearly signed to step in the ring with Jake Paul. ‘The Problem Child’ is slated to return in August, for the first time since his loss to Tommy Fury earlier this year. Following that defeat, the YouTuber-turned-boxer announced his plans to activate his rematch clause with ‘TNT’. However, he quickly changed his mind, signing to box Nate Diaz next month.

Michael Bisping
Michael Bisping

Michael Bisping believes Tom Aspinall would make quick work of UFC heavyweight champion Jon Jones: “I don’t think he can hold a candle to Tom”

Susan Cox - July 26, 2023

Michael Bisping believes Tom Aspinall would make quick work of UFC heavyweight champion Jon Jones. Tom Aspinall (13-3 MMA) is riding high after his recent victory over Marcin Tybura (24-8 MMA) last Saturday in the heavyweight main event. Aspinall, in front of his home town crowd at the O2 Arena in London, England, knocked out Tybura at 1:13 of round 1.

Michael Bisping and Alexa Grasso
Michael Bisping

Michael Bisping believes Alexa Grasso is a "better fighter" than Valentina Shevchenko

Cole Shelton - July 3, 2023

Michael Bisping has high praise for Alexa Grasso. Grasso stunned many back in March as she submitted Valentina Shevchenko to become the women’s flyweight champ. The two are set to rematch in September and many expect Shevchenko to prove that was a fluke and regain her belt.

Paulie Malignaggi, Michael Bisping
Michael Bisping

Michael Bisping slams Paulie Malignaggi for suggesting Jake Paul could beat Conor McGregor in MMA: “He's just an absolute goddamn fool”

Susan Cox - June 28, 2023

Michael Bisping has slammed Paulie Malignaggi for suggesting that Jake Paul could beat Conor McGregor in an MMA fight. Paulie Malignaggi is a former WBA welterweight champion turned commentator.

Michael Bisping, Jake Paul and Nate Diaz.
Michael Bisping

Michael Bisping believes Nate Diaz is a "safe pick" for Jake Paul: "Hope I eat my words"

Josh Evanoff - June 27, 2023

Michael Bisping believes Jake Paul made a safe pick in Nate Diaz as his next opponent. ‘The Problem Child’ has been out of the ring since his February clash with Tommy Fury. There, the YouTuber-turned-boxer suffered the first loss of his career by split decision. Following the decision defeat, Jake Paul called for a rematch with ‘TNT’, but he quickly changed his mind.

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Michael Bisping

Michael Bisping on who had the upper hand during staredown between Jon Jones and Francis Ngannou: "That's a 10-9"

Fernando Quiles - June 21, 2023

Unofficial staredown scorer Michael Bisping thinks he knows who had the edge in the faceoff between UFC Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones and PFL star Francis Ngannou. Jon Jones and Francis Ngannou ran into each other during the PFL 5 event recently. The two were sizing each other up during their staredown. While it was a cool moment for MMA fans, the reality has quickly set in. This fight will not be taking place after Ngannou and the UFC couldn’t come to terms on a new contract.

Jon Jones, Tyson Fury
Michael Bisping

Michael Bisping believes Jon Jones vs. Tyson Fury would do similar numbers to Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather

Susan Cox - June 6, 2023

Michael Bisping believes Jon Jones vs. Tyson Fury would do similar numbers to Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather. It was just this past weekend, following UFC Vegas 74, that UFC President, Dana White, once again spoke about heavyweight champion boxer Tyson Fury coming to the Octagon.

Jon Jones
Jon Jones

Michael Bisping refutes Chael Sonnen’s claim that the UFC is now working on Jon Jones vs. Sergei Pavlovich: “I've heard nothing of the sort”

Harry Kettle - May 30, 2023

Michael Bisping has questioned Chael Sonnen’s claim that the UFC is working on booking Jon Jones vs Sergei Pavlovich. Ever since he beat Ciryl Gane in quick fashion, questions have been circulating regarding Jon Jones’ future. The fight he desires, it seems, is against Stipe Miocic for the UFC heavyweight championship.