Video: Michael Bisping: “Rockhold Is Going To Smoke Weidman Again”

0

Michael Bisping appeared on this week’s edition of “Inside MMA” on AXS TV and while speaking with hosts Bas Rutten and Ron Kruck, he had plenty to say about the UFC’s current 185-pound landscape.

When asked about the possibility of challenging reigning champion Luke Rockhold for the title in a rematch of a fight he lost to Rockhold the first time around, “The Count” claims he’ll still be able to generate interest in a Bisping-Rockhold bout by the time the fight hits the Octagon.

“This is a business and I will sell that fight. People will want to see me fight Rockhold. I will get people interested. Everyone else in the division they’re all boring, or can’t speak English, or they’re all taking steroids and serving suspensions.”

Regarding the upcoming title rematch between Rockhold and former champion Chris Weidman, which headlines UFC 199 in June, Bisping feels Rockhold will have an easier time with Weidman this time around.

“I think Rockhold is going to go out there he’ll smoke Weidman again. He’ll make it look even easier. And I’ll finally get my chance to get my hands on blondie and smash those good looks.”

Headlined by Rockhold-Weidman II for the UFC Middleweight title and featuring Dominick Cruz vs. Urijah Faber III for the UFC Bantamweight title, UFC 199 takes place at The Forum in Inglewood, California on Saturday, June 4, 2016.

LATEST NEWS

Jose Aldo

Jose Aldo: ‘Max Holloway is Not a Complete Fighter, But He’s Dangerous’

Jose Aldo may not look at Max Holloway as the best fighter in the world, but he is aware of the dangers he presents. Aldo,...
Germaine de Randamie

Germaine de Randamie: ‘There’s no Reason For me to Run From Cris Cyborg’

Germaine de Randamie isn't down with the notion that she is ducking Cris Cyborg. At UFC 208 inside the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY, Germaine...
Matt Mitrione

Matt Mitrione on Being Pulled From Bellator 172: ‘It’s Really Difficult’

Matt Mitrione isn't coming off his best weekend. Mitrione went from preparing for the biggest fight of his professional mixed martial arts (MMA) career, to...
Floyd Mayweather

Freddie Roach Claims Floyd Mayweather Told Him He’d Fight Conor McGregor

The hoopla surrounding a potential boxing bout between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather continues. When a report surfaced of Mayweather and McGregor agreeing to terms...
Lando Vannata

Lando Vannata: ‘I’m Confident The Knockout Will Come’ Against David Teymur

Lando Vannata is just 12 days away from sharing the Octagon with David Teymur. "Groovy" will be making his third appearance in the Ultimate Fighting...