Bisping has stern words for Hardy, Cote, and Sonnen

by Martin Smith | source:

On Dan Hardy

"To see it from some of the UK guys pisses me off. I've been a proud ambassador of UK MMA, I've worked hard and I've helped grow the sport to where it is. I haven't disappeared off to America, like some Mohican wearing people and lived there and trained there, but then come back here and pretend I'm English."

"My roots are here in England and I stay here and I train here and I'm proud to be English. You know, I don't go training in America because the trainings better, but then come here and try and get all the UK fans on my side. I'm English and this is where I'm from and this is where I train".

On Patrick Cote

"Patrick Cote is a piece of s---. "I've met Patrick Cote a couple of times. I've always found him to be okay, we've shook hands and I've had no issue with Patrick Cote and then out of the blue, he's talking s--- about me.

"He's just trying to make himself relevant again and he's trying to talk himself into a fight with me, which I'm not going to oblige. I know I'm talking about him now because you asked, but I've just distanced it. I think I'm above Patrick Cote and he's beneath me. He needs to stop talking s--- about me and get his arse in the gym and try and win a fight".

On Chael Sonnen

"Recently, he's looking phenomenal ... his last three fights he's been very dominating and he's been great. I think personally he's a bit of a tool to be honest. Okay, he's great at what he does and I've definitely laughed my arse off at some of his comments. I think he's great, he's awesome at promoting a fight, he really is, but he's delusional and he's so far up his own arse it's unbelievable".

"I'd love to fight Chael Sonnen. He said on MMA Live that if I ever address him in public again that he'll bury me where I stand. It's big words and I take offence. I mean I'm laughing now, but he's got a cheek to go on international television and say that."

"That's basically threatening me. He's not saying he'll fight me in the cage, but he said he's going to bury me where I stand, which obviously, I take issue with ever so slightly. But whatever, leave him to it".

On public criticism

"To be honest, you've got to have thick skin in this business - you put yourself in the public eye and you're going to get negative comments."

"I think now it's become the cool thing to slag me off - I don't know where it's come from a lot of it to be honest. You know, I'm an approachable guy, I always have time for everyone and yeah, sometimes I say some things sometimes that might piss people off a little bit, but most of the time it's tongue in cheek and I'm having a laugh and they don't get that."

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9/15/10 10:21 AM by Mc6pack

Does it ? strange, i though we used a whetstone to sharped steel blades ? LOL @ not knowing the difference between sharpening an honing.  

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9/5/10 11:47 PM by MickColins

If you mean the Viet Cong, they were destroyed at the Tet Offensive. After Tet, the US was fighting the NVA. But, by then, the US had lost the will. And Hardy v. Bisping! The Battle of the Irrelevant Gatekeepers.  

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9/5/10 11:30 PM by rockwell

Someone forgot to forward that memo to the VC's.....

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9/5/10 9:17 AM by thforklift

 I kind of like Bisping. But if Hardy bumped up to 85, I think he'd KO him. 

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9/5/10 3:32 AM by DMartinez

Dan is a 100% UK born and Bred Man, a proud example of English culture, sophistication and humility, he shows the rugged& thick facial hair growth and impeccable dental formation so typical of the British, which leads him to being the envy of so many American men.


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9/5/10 3:03 AM by Tankhead

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9/5/10 2:50 AM by Rumbler

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9/5/10 1:21 AM by Snakey

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