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Tweets of the Day: Chris Weidman and Michael Bisping trade insults

Luke Rockhold managed to drag Michael Bisping into his war of words with Chris Weidman, creating a whole new stream of banter.

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An offhand comment by Luke Rockhold managed to ignite a Twitter beef between Chris Weidman and Michael Bisping. Rockhold, who will meet Weidman in the co-main event of UFC 194, was responding to Weidman's comments about him being immature when he said that the champ "kicks like Michael Bisping". That was far from the only barb he aimed in Weidman's direction in the interview, but that was the one that elicited a response on Twitter:

It should come as no surprise that Bisping had a quick response to that:

And then it was on.

Right after this, Bisping's bout with Robert Whittaker at UFC 193 in Australia was announced and the two men let up. For the time being, anyway.

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