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Bisping trashes Chris Weidman's career: 'He's fought a bunch of has-beens'

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UFC middleweight veteran Michael Bisping rips into Chris Weidman following his loss to Luke Rockhold at UFC 194.

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It was a demoralizing defeat for Chris Weidman at UFC 194. "The All-American" suffered the first loss and TKO of his career when he lost the middleweight title to Luke Rockhold last week. And, to make matters worse, Michael Bisping rubbed salt in the wound by denouncing his entire career.

"The Count" sounded off on Weidman on UFC Tonight earlier this week.

"Alessio Sakara, Demian Maia and Tom Lawler, these are not the caliber of fighters I've been fighting," Bisping said. "Then Chris fought Anderson, who messes around and gets knocked out. Then he comes back and breaks his leg. Sorry those are the facts, not speculation. He's fought a bunch of has-beens. The first time he fights a real guy, he loses. God bless you Chris, good luck with the rest of your career. My score: I give you a C-. It's low, but still a pass."

Weidman gave Anderson Silva his first taste of defeat in the Octagon and also conquered Lyoto Machida and Vitor Belfort. Luke Rockhold, however, proved to be too much for the 31-year-old. The former Strikeforce middleweight champion battered Weidman in the third and fourth rounds to score the TKO.

Despite the loss, the Serra-Longo product has kept spirits high and vows to return to the UFC more motivated than ever. "I will be back and I will be champion again," Weidman said on Instagram shortly after losing the title.

Bisping, who lost to Rockhold last year, has rebounded with consecutive wins over C.B. Dollaway and Thales Leites and is expected to face Gegard Mousasi at UFC Fight Night 83 in February.

(Transcriptions via MMA Mania)