Belfort & Bisping get heated at presser (vid)
After headliners Vitor Belfort and Michael Bisping took turns lacing verbal jabs at each other during the 45-minute long press conference, tensions boiled over when the pair was brought together for an obligatory staredown photo.
In a bit of an uncharacteristic move, Belfort put his right fist on Bisping’s chin. The Brit pushed the limb away, and Belfort put it right back where it started. When UFC Managing Director of International Development Marshall Zelaznik stepped in to separate the two, Bisping backed away, pointed sternly at his Brazilian foe and warned, “I’ll f—ing see you on Saturday night.”
Belfort responded by repeatedly shouting, “I’m ready!”