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Former MMA Star Michael Bisping Accepts Challenge From Jake Paul And Says He Will "Take Him To School"

Thomas Harvey

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Former MMA Star Michael Bisping Accepts Challenge From Jake Paul And Says He Will "Take Him To School"

Michael Bisping has accepted the challenge of a fight with Jake Paul, vowing to "take him to school".

YouTube superstar Paul has hit the headlines this week due to his pursuit of a boxing match with Conor McGregor.

Paul has also challenged McGregor's teammate Dillon Danis - who he recently pelted with water balloons - to a bout.

And now it appears the 23-year-old Paul has extended the invitation to Bisping.

During the latest episode of his Believe You Me podcast, Bisping said: "Jake Paul, if you want to f**king go then I guess you have to put your hands in your pockets and man up.

"Because you're talking s**t, you're contacting my manager saying that you want to fight.

"Well, guess what, buddy? I'm here. I'm going nowhere. You want to fight someone? You want to test yourself? Hey, I'm 0-0 as a boxer. You're saying you're 1-0, you're 2-0, I'm 0-0.

"At the end of the day, if you want to do this, stop playing games. You want to do it? I'll do it. I'm here. No problem. Okay?"

Bisping retired from MMA two-and-a-half years ago following back-to-back losses to Georges St-Pierre and Kelvin Gastelum. He needed surgery to fix his badly damaged eyes as a result of the defeat to Gastelum.

But the 41-year-old is confident he could defeat Paul, stating: "I'm almost 42, I'm a former world champion and I will take you to school, my friend.

"And I'll guarantee you this. You won't get out of three rounds. That's an absolute fact.

"You won't get out of one round, but we'll say three just to give you that little insurance blanket.

"If this is a real offer, let me know and we'll do it.

"In my research and infinite wisdom of the fight game and after my extensive enquiries, I figured out he's a bum and he'd be very easy to beat.

"But that said, he's does have power, he is athletic, he is young. These are good things to have in the fight game."

Bipsing added: "Let's just clarify this, I'm not fighting him for free. That's my whole motivation here. Listen, I don't need the money, but it gives me something to do. I don't mind going out there, and fair play to the guy. If he wants to challenge me, and challenge himself, I respect that.

"I don't know what the offer is yet. I don't know if it's good, I don't know if it's insulting, but if it's a decent offer, and it's respectable, and it's in the ballpark, and you're not full of s**t, then yeah, f**k it. If you want to get knocked out, let's do it."

Featured Image Credit: PA

Topics: Conor Mcgregor, Dillon Danis, Jake Paul

Thomas Harvey
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