Bisping: Double standard to Kennedy mocking?


Joe Ferraro interviewed UFC middleweight Michael Bisping ahead of the main event fight with Tim Kennedy at the TUF Nations Finale, which airs on FOX Sports 1 and FightPass.

"He's relentlessly mocked me," said Bisping. "Of course I take offense at that. It's a professional sport, I'm a professional athlete, of course I will act accordingly, but certainly when we fight, I'm going to have that extra aggression inside of me.

"And after we're done - forget it. Walk away. Don't come talk to me. Don't come to my dressing room and shake hands afterwards. I'm going to make an example of him, and then our association is done."

"I've never met Tim Kennedy, he could be a nice guy, I've got no problem with him, but he has just relentlessly as I have said mocked me. Mocking my fighting, mocked my personality, mocked me as a person, my nation, everything about me.

"If I was a black guy and he was making videos and using jive talk, that would be racist. If I was a Mexican and he was wearing a sombrero and stuff like that, that wouldn't be funny. 

"But he's mocking me for being English. It doesn't bother me, but I just, the double standard is interesting."

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sniper1026 site profile image  

4/16/14 1:40 PM by sniper1026

Agreed, but Bisping crying about a double standard is stupid.You have created a brand! Stop BIATCHING about it!!!

Teenage mutant lesnar turtle site profile image  

4/16/14 12:30 PM by Teenage mutant lesnar turtle

I'm assuming one of those 25 losses on your record was to an Englishman eh champ?

StrikingMMA site profile image  

4/16/14 12:28 PM by StrikingMMA

Click on his green name and you can see his complete fight history as well as his weight class.

ItsCarlSagan site profile image  

4/16/14 3:12 AM by ItsCarlSagan

WrestleFook site profile image  

4/16/14 2:56 AM by WrestleFook

I don't care what Kennedy said or what Bisping said. Fightfan1976 is a bitch. Who has singled out a whole country. I don't bring up Americas imperfections and flaws and target your country. You should have that same respect. If you don't like Bisping that is your personal choice. I don't like Fightfan1976 so I'm calling him out and if he doesn't accept then he is a complete hypocrite loser who must take back his little insult and apologise. If he does accept I will make him apologize with my fucking fist, shin or I'll submit the little sausage fest.

HeHitsMeBecauseHeLovesMe site profile image  

4/15/14 10:12 PM by HeHitsMeBecauseHeLovesMe

Sounds to me like Mikey doesn't know the difference between race and nationality.

ausgepicht site profile image  

4/15/14 10:11 PM by ausgepicht

So what you are saying here is that the UK doesn't possess a single history book? By your post, I would also gather that capitalization, grammar, and punctuation isn't taught either. Seriously, if I was English I'd tell you to stop making us look stupid.

elliot91 site profile image  

4/15/14 9:41 PM by elliot91

Racism doesnt work against brits because we literally invented racism. We were holding shit down before other countries even decided they should be countries, we used our technology and our boats and decided to go and make that whole America thing happen. YOURE WELCOME. oh and all the good music ever, hey no probs. hey nice language were all speaking isnt it, yeah thats cool you can use it. hey anyone see the new harry potter films? yeah me 3 times smaller than texas and we owned the fucking world sonnn.

MickColins site profile image  

4/15/14 9:37 PM by MickColins

I thought he was "The Count" because he was descended from Polish Aristocracy?

rushinbear site profile image  

4/15/14 9:08 PM by rushinbear

this always ends poorly for Blipling.