Michael Bisping Disses Frankie Perez For Retiring, Dominick Cruz Takes Shot At Bisping

1

Frankie Perez looked truly impressive in knocking out UFC veteran Sam Stout in under a minute at UFC Fight Night 74 on Saturday night, however his decision to retire immediately after the fight seemed to really get under the skin of UFC contender Michael Bisping for some reason.

During the FOX Sports 1 post-fight show, Bisping, serving as a guest FOX Sports analyst, decided to take a shot at Perez’s manhood for retiring after a big knockout victory.

“No offense to Frankie Perez, because I don’t know the guy,” Bisping started. “But if he retired after knocking someone out on his 2nd UFC win, I would say he hasn’t got the cojones to really be in this sport.”

“It’s a tough sport,” he continued. “He said he is sick of what it does to his body. He’s sick of feeling like this. Well guess what, this sport isn’t designed for everybody, and if you don’t enjoy it, yeah, step away! Step away and let the real men do it.”

Former UFC Champion Dominick Cruz, who was also serving as a FOX Sports analyst on Sunday night, took exception to Bisping’s comments.

“I don’t know when to call for someone to quit,” said Cruz. “Nobody has that right. Sometimes it takes more cojones to stop yourself than to keep going, and that’s something Michael Bisping can learn about from Perez.”

LATEST NEWS

Marcus Edwardsvideo

Marcus Edwards is Hoping to Earn UFC Contract With Win Over Adam Townsend

Marcus Edwards and Adam Townsend can agree on one thing, they both want to join the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) roster. Tonight (Feb. 24) Edwards...

‘Big’ John McCarthy Blasts Chael Sonnen’s Claims of Tito Ortiz Verbally Submitting

The ghost of Tito Ortiz vs. Chael Sonnen simply won't go away. First, there was controversy surrounding Ortiz for not letting go of his choke...
Jake Ellenberger

Bryan Barberena Calls Out Jake Ellenberger, ‘The Juggernaut’ Responds

A welterweight clash between Jake Ellenberger and Bryan Barberena could be on the horizon. Despite going 2-6 in his last eight bouts, Ellenberger finds himself...
Gian Villante

Gian Villante Cleared to Compete After USADA Grants Him Retroactive TUE

Gian Villante will not be flagged for a violation of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) policy. Villante is set to compete against Mauricio "Shogun" Rua...
UFC 209 Free Fightvideo

UFC 209 Free Fight: Khabib Nurmagomedov Submits Michael Johnson

Another UFC 209 free fight has arrived. At the historic UFC 205 event inside Madison Square Garden in New York City, Khabib Nurmagomedov took on...