“Regarding Tim Kennedy, I've never met him, never spoken to him once, don't have any problem with him whatsoever-well, I do now-I had no problem with him at all. Then he starts calling me out on Twitter, calling me all the names under the sun, saying I'm a dirty fighter, yada yada yada. This is obviously in between mentioning that he was in the army every two seconds. So between telling us all how many people he's killed with his rifle, he's managed to squeeze in what an asshole I was.
First off, I was like, ‘Who the Hell is Tim Kennedy?' Honestly, and I'm not trying to be funny, I didn't know who he was. He carried on so much that I looked him up, and then realized he's just a guy trying to get ahead in the fight game. Good for him, everybody is trying to do that. Of course he'd jump on the old bandwagon and call me out.”
UFC middleweight Michael Bisping (24-5) has a tendency to get on folks’ nerves including a number of his 185-pound peers who ultimately end up wanting to get their hands on him. In that vein, the Brit’s rivalry with Tim Kennedy (17-4) has been heating up lately in direct relation to the increasing frequency of trash-talk being exchanged. Recently, “The Count” spoke to Bloody Elbow about a clash with Kennedy, admitting he’d love to shut the former Strikeforce star up in the cage (or on the street if necessary) while also addressing a number of other subjects relating to potential pairing. (Photos by USA Today Sports Images)
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