MMA Bisping speaks Leben and Jason Day....

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  1. The Ripper

    The Ripper New Member

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    Hi everyone,

    So, I get a call while I am at my mother-in-law’s
    house last night telling me Chris Leben has been
    sentenced to 35 days in prison and my new opponent is
    Jason Day. I faxed back the new contract this morning
    and, with 29 days to go, I am fighting Jason Day.

    As for Chris Leben, yeah, I am a little disappointed
    the fight won’t be happening in June. Not only was I
    looking forward to finally – finally! – getting to
    fight a striker in the UFC after two years of
    grapplers and wrestlers but most importantly the fans
    were really excited about it. I feel very sorry for
    Chris here, I can’t imagine how frustrated he must be
    in jail missing out on a big fight oversees like this.
    If I were in his position, I would be pretty
    devastated.

    So, I offer my condolences to Chris and maybe we can
    get this on at some point in the future. Also, I offer
    him the following sage advice: “Chris, don’t drop the
    soap in the shower, mate!”

    More seriously, big respect to Joe Silva who found an
    opponent who I feel is every bit as dangerous as Leben
    but - unfortunately for me - isn’t as well know and
    doesn’t have the same reputation with the UFC fans
    Chris has after only one UFC fight. That’s no
    reflection of Jason’s skills but obviously most UFC
    fans won’t have seen him as he was on the undercard in
    Montreal.

    However, I did see his fight and he put a hurting on
    Alan Belcher in very impressive style.

    Some people have already said I’m in just as dangerous
    a fight with not as much to gain, but I don’t really
    see it like that. As soon as I learned it was Day and
    not Leben, boom, my mind was 100% on Day as if he was
    the opponent from… well… Day One (boom boom).

    This is my job, I am a professional fighter, this is
    what I do to earn a living and the news was no big
    deal to me. As far as I am concerned, I want to fight
    often and I am very excited to be fighting in front of
    20,000 people at the o2 Arena next month. I don’t care
    if the opponent changes 1000 times, I’ve got a date
    and whoever is across the Octagon from me on that date
    I’ll fight.

    You have to respect Jason Day for taking this fight.
    Not only is it even shorter notice than I got that I
    was getting added to UFC 85, but it is also in another
    time zone half way around the world. I give Jason a
    lot of credit here; as if you couldn’t tell from his
    performance at UFC 83, this guy is all fighter and I
    am looking forward to meeting him June 7. He said he
    thinks this will be the fight of the night and if he
    fights me like he did Alan Belcher at UFC 84 it could
    well be very explosive.


    - The Count

    http://bisping.tv/
     
  2. checkii

    checkii ฝรั่งตาน้ำข้าว

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    seems like a good guy that just made dumb comments in the heat of the moment after a fight. my best friend's sister met him and rampage in big bear and said that he was incredibly nice and respectful. Couldnt understand a thing he was saying, but was very nice.
     
  3. The Ripper

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    lmao
     
  4. yawgmoth

    yawgmoth nine > ten OT Supporter

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    Rather respectful interview. That's cool of him. Sucks that he wont' fight Leben, seemed like the whole point of him going to jail was to fight bisping.
     
  5. The Ripper

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    yeah he wanted to make it happen but I guess it just wasnt meant to be then and there. Lets see if they can make it happen. Theres still two fights id like to see come out of leben before hes done. I want to see him fight bisping now and I also want to see him fight mike swick. Bastard needs to do that fight people have been waiting for it ever since the ultimate freaking fighter and that bastard had the chance to make it happen on a fight night and didnt make it happen. GRRRR
     
  6. nezfotnemom

    nezfotnemom OT Supporter

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    What did bisping say in the heat of the moment that was disrespectful or whatever?
     
  7. Redneck Shinobi

    Redneck Shinobi Well Jules, the funny thing about my back is that

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    I wanna know too. I remember when everyone started to dislike them, but I assumed it was because he was being exposed.
     
  8. checkii

    checkii ฝรั่งตาน้ำข้าว

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    a lot of people thought he was a cock after the hammill fight.
     
  9. Redneck Shinobi

    Redneck Shinobi Well Jules, the funny thing about my back is that

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    Oh for sure man, he lost that fight. I remember him saying something pretty stupid after the fight, but I don't remember what now. I think that is probably one of the worst judges decisions in MMA.
     
  10. Kuet

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    i think most of the bisping hate was stemmed from him being really over-rated and then after the hamil fight he was a prick.
     

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