UFC Middleweight Champion Michael Bisping is defending the gold against former UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St. Pierre later this year.
Bisping has been criticized by many MMA fighters, including Yoel Romero, about taking the money fight over defending the gold against a top contender.
The champion is now on the offensive and he is taking aim at Romero, who recently called for an interim middleweight title fight against Anderson Silva.
“There’s been a lot of talk about interim titles lately, mainly from the two biggest crybabies in the division, Luke Rockhold and Yoel Romero,” Bisping said to Champions. “Luke just started spinning his wheels, so we’ll leave him be until he figures out what the hell he’s angling for. Last week it was Werdum, this week it’s whomever he can put over for an interim shot — I think he’s just turning up the volume to get some attention. Romero, on the other hand, is squarely in my crosshairs. All his bullshit rantings about me taking the fight with Dan [Henderson], and he wants to turn around and ask for an interim title — with Anderson Silva, no less?? Could there be a bigger hypocrite? I think not.”
Romero is expecting to fight Bisping for the gold down the line, once the bout between GSP and Bisping is completed.
Always on the offensive, the middleweight title holder even took aim at Romero for using illegal substances.
“We already know Yoel is the biggest cheating scumbag in all the sport,” he said. “He’ll do whatever he can; grab a fence, he’ll sit on the bench for way too long, he’ll cover himself in water to get a few more seconds of rest between rounds, and of course, he’ll take steroids till the damned cows come home. He got lucky because he had a very good legal team around him that helped him with this cooked up story of his. Somehow, they f**king convinced USADA it was a tainted supplement, otherwise known as the oldest trick in the book. Everybody has been going to that well, but one day, it’s going to run dry, and it will be interesting to see what the cheaters come up with next.”
UFC 204 was the last time we say Bisping compete inside the Octagon, while Romero last competed a month later at UFC 205.
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