Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight titleholder, Michael Bisping, has been trying to keep himself in the headlines for the better part of six months. Since “The Count” isn’t actually fighting, he’s still milking the whole “will he or won’t he” retirement angle.
To date, fighters continue to take the bait.
The latest combatant asking for a Bisping brawl is light heavyweight smashing machine Gokhan Saki, who made a name for himself on the international kickboxing circuit before making his transition to mixed martial arts (MMA).
One that has him 1-0 under the UFC banner.
Saki (1-1) is expected to throw hands with Khalil Rountree at the UFC 226 pay-per-view (PPV) event this summer in Las Vegas, Nevada, and could be ready for a quick turnaround if he’s able to escape “Sin City” with a win.
And injury free.
Bisping (30-9), meanwhile, hasn’t see action since getting slept by Kelvin Gastelum at UFC Shanghai last fall. He’s certainly had his share of offers in 2018, but he appears to be waiting for the perfect opportunity.
Not sure if “The Rebel” fits the bill.