Middleweight champion England’s Michael Bisping faces MMA great out of Canada Georges St-Pierre on Saturday November 4. The five-round championship bout headlines UFC 217 held at Madison Square Garden. The event features the 12-fight bill with three championship bouts featured on the card. The press conference promoting the main event was recently held at the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto.
“There is no way on earth that you will win,” said Bisping addressing to GSP. “Enjoy it Canada, embrace it, GSP is going to get f*****g wiped out.”
“I respect the hell out of George and that’s why I’ve trained so hard, believe you me this will be the best Bisping you will see.”
Among everything St-Pierre stated that he “can take him [Bisping] down, strike him, submit him, I can do all of these things, he’s only bigger – that’s it. “I’ve got a lot more weapons, my fighting IQ is a lot better than his.
“I’m going to fight him in the octagon and beat him there. I didn’t want to fight no one else but Michael, he is the best in UFC at the moment.”
However when it came to the moment of face off the things got heated. Moreover, the standoff took its place backstage.
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Also on the main card at UFC 217 bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt (11-0-0) takes on his American-fellow T.J. Dillashaw (15-3-0). As well, Poland’s Joanna Jedrzejczyk (14-0) faces ranked No.3 American Rose Namajunas (6-3) in defense of women’s strawweight belt.