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'One-eyed' Michael Bisping crushes Conor McGregor's GOAT rankings with one fact-filled tweet

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Conor McGregor’s decision to reveal his list of the greatest mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters of all time to determine who should be rightfully-dubbed the “G.O.A.T.” has caused quite the debate among fighters on social media.

From Jon Jones chiming in to refute his spot as No. 4, to Khabib Nurmagomedov logging on to his account to dub “Notorious” the greatest fighter in Twitter history, the rankings have indeed been a hot topic. In fact, it even created a small back-and-forth Twitter battle between Jones and Nate Diaz, and could possibly be the reason a rematch between Diaz and Jorge Masvidal takes place.

Now, Michael Bisping is throwing in his two cents after he was the center of one of McGregor’s tweets. While “Notorious” didn’t include Bisping — the former Middleweight champion who is tied for third-most wins in UFC history — on his list, he did throw a little jab at “The Count,” saying George St-Pierre’s ranking took a hit since he only moved up to 185 pounds to beat a “one-eyed” fighter.

That didn’t sit too well with the former champion, who fired back at McGregor with his own fact-filled tweet.

“Well this one-eyed fighter you speak of actually beat your number one, and he defended his belt so your logic doesn’t really add up. Anyway, have a good day,” wrote Bisping.

Of course, the brash Brit is referring to his win over Anderson Silva — who is No. 1 according to McGregor — at UFC Fight Night 84 back in 2016. Soon thereafter, “The Count” knocked out Luke Rockhold on short notice to become the 185-pound champion and defended it against Dan Henderson before running into St-Pierre.

As far as the G.O.A.T. debate, Bisping says he never aimed to be that, and was glad to be “a guy that fought his ass off trying to look after his family.” For the now-retired champion-turned UFC commentator, that’s more than enough to fulfill his legacy.

In the end, though, Bisping said he has no ill will toward McGregor, but felt the rightful need to clap back after being insulted by who he refers to as “the most exciting fighter in the game.”

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