We reported recently that UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping and welterweight champion Tyron Woodley had a playful discussion regarding a 180lbs catchweight superfight. Well things recently went from playful to heated when Woodley called into Bisping’s SiriusXM radio show The Countdown.
The call was chock full of quotable moments:
Bisping: “People kiss the ass when you’re a world champion. But I’ve been around long enough to know that it’s all bullshit, so don’t believe everything that all your little team, all your little yes-men. Everything they’re telling you, it ain’t true, because I’ll do to you what fucking Nate Marquardt did to you and beat the fuck out of you, buddy.”
Woodley: “Do the math. Bisping, do the math. How many fights have you had in the UFC and how many wins? I’m the UFC champion with six or seven wins. I’m just smarter. I fight tougher guys and I actually beat them. You fight the tougher guys and lose to them. Eventually, as long as you kept up with the sport, you were eventually going to fight for a world title and get lucky. We all knew that. It’s a numbers game.”
That’s just a small sampling of some of the back and forth. The near 9-minute clip is every bit worth the listen and typing their quotes here really does not do it justice. A great thing about these guys is that despite the daggers that they were throwing at one another, they both took the time to convey their respect and appreciation for one another. Give a listen below and tell us what you think:
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