Headliner and middleweight champ Michael Bisping (30-7 MMA, 20-7 UFC), who fights Georges St-Pierre (25-2 MMA, 19-2 UFC) in tonight’s UFC 217 pay-per-view headliner, and strawweight titleholder Joanna Jedrzejczyk (14-0 MMA, 8-0 UFC), who meets Rose Namajunas (6-3 MMA, 4-2 UFC) in the first of three title fights tonight, got in some fight-day digs at their opponents.
UFC 217, which takes place at Madison Square Garden in New York, has seen plenty of trash-talking and posturing throughout fight week. And it’s continued today.
Jedrzejczyk, meanwhile, said she’s ready to “cut” some “roses,” surely a knock at opponent Rose Namajunas (via Twitter):
The Bisping vs. St-Pierre headliner is essentially a pick’em at the sports books. However, Jedrzejczyk, who looks to tie Ronda Rousey’s UFC women’s record sixth straight title defense is a hefty 6-1 favorite.view original article >>
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