I know that his striking is fantastic. “He did not sound like he was happy to do that,” Whittaker said. The main event features Michael Bisping vs. Georges St-Pierre. Edwards said: “I think Darren Till has got it. Georges St-Pierre beat Michael Bisping on a dramatic night of UFC action, Georges St-Pierre chokes Michael Bisping UNCONSCIOUS to win title, TJ Dillashaw makes shock promise after beating Cody Garbrandt. Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window), Download the talkSPORT app NOW – the best way to listen live. By James Gray. Every welterweight in the world aspired to become something like him. But that’s because he doesn’t want to have to beat up his hero — not because he’s afraid to stand toe to toe with him. His fight IQ is still there. newspaper archive. Whether he gets to fight against the Canadian icon he grew up idolising remains to be seen. Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor may have lost one of their pay-per-view records after Canada went wild for Georges St-Pierre. Michael Bisping will not retire from MMA despite losing his middleweight title to GSP in humiliating fashion. This service is provided on talkSPORT Ltd's Terms of Use in accordance with our Privacy Policy. Here's everything you need to know about how the fast food giant will operate during lockdown 2. You know what I mean? Find out more about our policy and your choices, including how to opt-out. They shared a handshake and a quick embrace and as the returning legend departed to celebrate his triumph, Whittaker couldn’t help saying: “Man, I hope I don’t have to fight him. All times AEDT (GMT +11). The Aussie had predicted a Bisping win leading up to the fight, but the Englishman’s loss likely means they’ll never get the chance to square off. Cuba native Romero, the No.1 ranked middleweight on the planet, will face the New Zealander in the co-main event of UFC 213 on July 8. He’s had time away and is hungry again. I was on my feet … but I got no closure from that fight. #UFC217 pic.twitter.com/gZiYwPisa0, “To be honest, he looked slower than he’s ever been,” Whittaker said. He got stopped in a brutal way. “We’re pretty sure that this beat Mayweather-McGregor in Canada tonight. VanMMA Brown Belt. Bisping said: “Everybody was saying ‘You didn’t tap Mike, that was great.’, “I don’t really want my last time in the Octagon to be me getting choked out so I’ll be back in there again at some point.”, EA Sports have released the first images of the new UFC3 game. feedback . A big question when Till was coming back from my fight, how’s he going to perform? Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox. If I got the privilege of fighting him? “It’s that one fight against Masvidal that causes me from having so much confidence from beating him outright.”. Contact Tapology - Update Fight Cards, Fighter Bios, Gym Info. I was way wrong. “I’m definitely rooting for Whittaker,” Hermansson told MMA Fighting. Both fighters will want their chance at Adesanya if they come away with the victory at and here at talkSPORT.com, we’ve taken a look at what the predictions for the fight are. Tune in to MMAWeekly.com on Saturday, Nov. 4, for full UFC 217: Bisping vs. St-Pierre Live Results and Fight Stats.

A NOTE ABOUT RELEVANT ADVERTISING: We collect information about the content (including ads) you use across this site and use it to make both advertising and content more relevant to you on our network and other sites. UFC 254 predictions: Fighters split over Khabib vs Gaethje as McGregor backs old rival but Bisping tips American to win. Let’s see how his mindset is. “I see Robert Whittaker coming off with the win actually. PUBLISHED: 07:42, Sun, Nov 5, 2017 | UPDATED: 07:51, Sun, Nov 5, 2017. Follow MMAWeekly.com on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram, Click an image below for Ring Girl Gallery, Uriah Hall reveals what Anderson Silva told him in the ring | UFC Vegas 12, UFC Vegas 12: Uriah Hall vs. Anderson Silva recap video, Dana White says Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier done, but Khabib remains UFC champion, Israel Adesanya to challenge Jan Blachowicz for UFC light heavyweight title, Dana White says Anderson Silva won’t fight in UFC again, announces champion vs. champion bout at UFC Vegas 12, UFC Vegas 12 results: Uriah Hall stops Anderson Silva in icon’s final UFC bout, UFC 217: Bisping vs. St-Pierre Live Results and Fight Stats, Anderson Silva’s final fight inspires fellow UFC fighters to light up social media. And despite the agitations of welterweight king Tyron Woodley to challenge for the 185lb belt, UFC chief Dana White already has plans for the returning Canadian’s next fight. If St Pierre changes course, Whittaker could face the next highest ranked man in the division, currently former champ Luke Rockhold. And you’ve fought more than everyone. So if they do fight, I hope Whittaker beats the brains out of him.” Bisping's comments came a few days before he revealed his middleweight title fight with Georges St-Pierre has been officially cancelled. “I told some of you yesterday this would do a million [pay-per-view buys]. Home of the Daily and Sunday Express. explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. Whittaker encouraged Bisping to retire. ROBERT Whittaker was ready to fight somebody as he stood backstage at Madison Square Garden after UFC 217.

Dude, just enjoy it. Till reportedly turned down a fight against Hermansson, which means it is hardly surprising that he is in the Whittaker camp for the fight. I was way wrong. tonil, Apr 16, 2017 #1. 29: Years of age for Whittaker, who was born on Dec. 20, 1990 in Auckland, New Zealand. Cut the Advertising. The former middleweight champion leaned towards Till for the win but things it will be a very tough fight and will depend on how much Whittaker wants it. Home of the Daily and Sunday Express. Against Adesanya it was a bad performance. I say it time and time again. Darren Till will take on former UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker at Fight Island 3 this as he works his way back towards a title shot. Italian city is selling houses for the same price as a McDonald's burger, The coronavirus pandemic has changed a lot – including property prices. Bisping gave his thoughts on the fight during the latest episode of his during the latest episode of his Believe You Me podcast and revealed that he wants to see Whittaker come out of the contest victorious. The 38-year-old was looking to defend his belt for the second time after beating Dan Henderson on home soil in Manchester last year. "Probably Whittaker vs. Yoel, if I were the matchmakers, that’s what I’d do. “Just because they need to give Robert Whittaker someone else [other than the champion].

ROBERT Whittaker was ready to fight somebody as he stood backstage at Madison Square Garden after UFC 217. Whittaker shares his thoughts on the main event of UFC 217 between Bisping and St-Pierre. He obviously hits harder at middleweight. The 38-year-old was looking to defend his belt for the second time after beating Dan Henderson on home soil in Manchester last year. But he returned to choke out Bisping and claim his second UFC title, a feat that White believes has eclipsed the pay-per-view sales of Floyd Mayweather’s fight with Conor McGregor earlier this year - in Canada at least. So if they do fight, I hope Whittaker beats the brains out of him.”. Rob a huge fan.