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'Go Speak To A Professional' - UFC Legend Brutally Slams 'Bully' Conor McGregor For Allegedly Punching Italian DJ

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'Go Speak To A Professional' - UFC Legend Brutally Slams 'Bully' Conor McGregor For Allegedly Punching Italian DJ

Michael Bisping has told Conor McGregor to “pick on someone that can fight” after the UFC superstar allegedly punched a famous Italian DJ.

DJ and TV personality Francesco Facchinetti claimed that he and his wife had spent time with McGregor and “talked for more than two hours” and “had fun together.”

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However, the 41­-year-old Italian accused McGregor of launching an unprovoked attack on him in a nightclub in Rome on the weekend.

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Speaking in a video posted on Instagram, Oz alleged that McGregor had “punched me in the mouth” and “broke my nose in front of 10 witnesses.”

Facchinetti has confirmed that he plans to sue McGregor and told Italian newspaper Il Messaggero that the Irish MMA star is a “violent and dangerous person.”

Credit: Francesco Facchinetti/Instagram
Credit: Francesco Facchinetti/Instagram

McGregor, 33, was at the Vatican on Saturday for the baptism of his son Rian, who was born in May and is the third child he has had with fiancee Dee Devlin.

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Bisping reacted to the Notorious’ latest controversy outside of the octagon by pointing out his other incidents, including punching an old man in a Dublin pub and his altercation with Machine Gun Kelly at the MTV VMAs.

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Speaking on his YouTube channel, he said: “At some point, Conor’s gotta get his s**t together. Because this is gonna end badly one day. You need people around you that are gonna tell you ‘no.’

“You need people that are gonna hold you accountable. It seems like a long time ago, he was a double champ of the world. I was a fan of that guy. I’m not a fan of this guy. I don’t think anyone is a fan of this guy.

“And I think that soon he’s going to run out of steam. The train is going to run out of steam. Conor can’t continue like this and one day he’s gonna pick on the wrong person.

“And by the way, the old guy at the bar, Machine Gun Kelly and Francesco Facchinetti, these aren’t tough guys.

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“I’m not trying to sound tough for myself but he’s not starting on me. The guys he’s starting fights with aren’t 6-foot-5, covered in tattoos and on steroids.

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“Francesco Facchinetti looks like he couldn’t punch his way out of a wet paper bag. Machine Gun Kelly looks like the biggest wimp you’ve ever seen in your life and the old guy in the bar is an old guy at the bar.

“If he’s truly this much of a bada*s, go and pick on someone -- not your own size because picking on someone your own size isn’t hard, is it? -- pick on someone that can fight.

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“You’re a professional fighter. You are supposed to be looking for challenges but what he is essentially turned into right now is a bully you know and no-one likes a bully.”

McGregor is undergoing rehabilitation from a horrific broken leg injury he picked up in his second consecutive defeat to Dustin Poirier at UFC 264 in July.

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YouTuber-turned-boxer Jake Paul has made unsubstantial claims that the Notorious was “coked up” after his alleged assault on Facchinetti.

Bisping pulled no punches towards McGregor’s chequered history outside of the octagon, saying the UFC star needs to “speak to a professional.”

The UFC legend said: “The guy needs help. He needs people around him to pull him to one side and have a word. I would say go speak to a professional. I think maybe some anger management... maybe a psychiatrist because it isn’t going to end well.

“What happens if he punches Francisco Facchinetti and he goes down and cracks his head and dies? Then Conor’s locked up or someone gets seriously hurt... or Francisco Facchinetti is tied to the Italian mob. He gets a bullet in his head. There’s a lot of different ways this could go.

“What I’m saying is no-one wants to see this. The version of Conor McGregor that people like is the one that’s in the octagon beating people up, not this guy.”

Featured Image Credit: Francesco Facchinetti's Instagram/PA

Topics: Conor McGregor, UFC, MMA

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