Michael Bisping is the latest fighter to get sucked into the Jake Paul-MMA drama, but ‘The Count’ is taking it in his stride.
The retired UFC veteran claimed on a recent episode of Believe You Me that Paul reached out to him for a boxing match and, if it’s a genuine offer, Bisping wouldn’t hesitate to sign the contract.
The same goes for older brother Logan Paul, who is scheduled to take on Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a boxing match of his own on Feb. 20.
“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,” Bisping said (h/t BJPenn.com). “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.”
So Apparently Bisping has been offered a fight against Jake Paul and sounds like he’s up for it pic.twitter.com/AJNSvrFqij— 231 Lb Crute (@Bendaman2001) December 18, 2020
“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.”
Paul has made waves in the MMA community after calling out Irish superstar Conor McGregor and attacking SBG Ireland’s Dillon Danis with a bevy of water balloons outside a building in Los Angeles earlier this week. The 23-year-old is 2-0 as a professional boxer, earning stoppage wins over fellow YouTube sensation AnEsonGib and former NBA player Nate Robinson. The latter KO went viral after Paul face-planted Robinson in the second round with a vicious counter right hand.