‘That Little Weasel Attention W**re’- Michael Bisping Unloads on Dillon Danis After Recent Comments

Published 05/03/2021, 5:45 AM EDT
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – MAY 30: Michael Bisping provides commentary for the broadcast during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on May 30, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)


The former UFC middleweight champion, and retired mixed martial artist, Michael Bisping, replied to Dillon Danis with a snigger, as the latter tried to threaten him with a street fight.

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‘The Count’, who was commentating at the UFC Vegas 25 event, tried his best to enthrall the UFC fans on-air and on Twitter. He replied to a fan’s criticism tweet with a tweet of his own. The former fighter wrote, “Why don’t you cry about it?”

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This tweet, however, made a certain Dillon Danis leap into the fray. He replied, “You cried when i called you out straight b***h you are wait till i see you in person.”

Though ‘El Jefe’ deleted his tweet, fans took a screenshot of his words. Bisping saw this and hit back at Danis in his own style. He wrote, “Glad you caught it hahahaa. Man that’s funny. That little weasel attention wh**e is really threatening me in a street fight? Haha I don’t fight in the streets, certainly against little boys but I’m undefeated on the mean streets of clitheroe!” 

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A brief look at the career of Michael Bisping and Dillon Danis

‘The Count’ (30-9) was an elite-level fighter during his days. He had to drop from the light heavyweight division to the middleweight division after several people opined he was undersized for a light heavyweight. The Englishman had some notable victories during his career over the likes of Anderson Silva, Luke Rockhold, Chris Leben, and Dan Henderson.

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He defeated Rockhold at UFC 199 via KO in the first round to become the middleweight champion. With that win, ‘The Count’ became the first Britisher to capture any UFC championship. Later, Bisping lost his gold to Georges St-Pierre at UFC 217 via a rear-naked choke. He announced his retirement after losing to Kelvin Gastelum at UFC Fight Night 122 via KO in round one.

Danis (2-0), who is an active fighter, is trying his best to secure a match with YouTuber turned boxer, Jake Paul. The Bellator MMA fighter hasn’t competed in 2 years after submitting Max Humphrey in 2019.

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Fighters taking a did at each other over social media isn’t a new thing. What did you make of Michael Bisping’s jab at Dillon Danis?

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Akshyay Mahapatra is a UFC author for EssentiallySports. He wished to combine his passion for the UFC (that he has been following since 2008) as well as his love for writing. This motivated him to enter the world of combat sports journalism.

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