Former UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping is willing to end his combat retirement to take a stab at YouTube stars Logan and Jake Paul.
Bisping, who hasn’t competed since losing to Kelvin Gastelum via first-round knockout back in 2017, is ready and willing to return to fighting and step inside of the boxing ring with either Paul brother. This comes after Bisping’s management team was contacted by Jake Paul for a potential boxing sueprfight.
Remember, Paul has unexpectedly become one of the hottest names in combat sports since clobbering former NBA star Nate Robinson last month on the Mike Tyson card (highlights HERE). Since then, Paul has been calling out fighters left and right, including a vulgar attempt to goad Conor McGregor into a fight and also a water-balloon attack on Dillon Danis.
Bisping seems to be the latest fighter targeted by Team Paul and “The Count” is calling their bluff. The former UFC champion took to his Believe You Me podcast to accept the challenge and throw some shade at the two YouTube stars.
“Jake Paul, if you want to f*cking go, Logan Paul, if you want to go, then I guess you have to put your hands in your pockets and man up,” said Bisping. “Because you’re talking shit, you’re contacting my manager saying that you want to fight. Well, guess what, buddy? I’m here. I’m going nowhere. You want to fight someone? You want to test yourself? Hey, I’m 0-0 as a boxer. You’re saying you’re 1-0, you’re 2-0, I’m 0-0.
“At the end of the day, if you want to do this, stop playing games. You want to do it? I’ll do it. I’m here. No problem. Okay? I’m almost 42-years old, I’m a former world champion and I will take you to school, my friend. And I’ll guarantee you this. You won’t get out of three rounds. That’s an absolute fact. You won’t get out of one round but we’ll say three just to give you that little insurance blanket. If this is a real offer, let me know and we’ll do it. 100 percent. Logan Paul or Jake Paul, or both.”
Bisping, who has zero professional boxing experience, would be equipped to destroy either Paul brother inside of the ring. However, the former UFC middleweight champion will be 42 years old early next year and hasn’t competed in over three years. He’d be a heavy favorite to pummel the likes of Jake Paul, but you never really know when the leather starts flying.
What say you, Maniacs? Is Bisping vs. Paul something you would watch? If so, how does it end?
Let’s hear it!