They might be at different weight classes but some fans are interested in seeing a fight between Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Michael Bisping.
The question was put to “The Count” recently on Twitter. Would he fight the former PRIDE and UFC champion if it were held at a catchweight?
His response was no less than expected:
@weddler1983 he’s so unprofessional he can’t even make 205, let alone a catch weight. I’ll fight him any weight he wants though.
— michael (@bisping) October 8, 2015
Bisping might be referring to Jackson’s UFC return in April, in which the fighter competed nine pounds over the 205-pound weight limit against Fabio Maldonado. The weight issue wasn’t a problem, however, as Jackson wasn’t even expected to fight on the card due to a court injunction that initially sided with Bellator MMA.
When the injunction was lifted just four days before UFC 186 it was agreed that the timeframe was too short for Jackson to make a healthy weight cut.
A veteran of 47 mixed martial arts matches, the 37-year-old never experienced weight problems until coming five pounds over the limit at UFC 144 against Ryan Bader. He also missed the mark at Bellator 108 against Joey Beltran.
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