Bisping mocks Belcher's deformed tattoo

ESPN staff
April 21, 2011
Alan Belcher's tattoo of Johnny Cash appears to have become deformed after years of muscle growth © Getty Images

Michael Bisping has responded to Alan Belcher, who called out the Briton for a September collision.

Belcher is ready to return from a detached retina and, having previously been set for a clash with Demian Maia, is now looking to get his name back in the title picture by fighting Bisping.

The Muay Thai man labelled Bisping a "disrespectful a**-hole" on Wednesday, so the Brit has replied by mocking the deformed tattoo of Johnny Cash that Belcher has on his left arm.

"Yeah really original," he said of Belcher's comments to Fighters Only. "I suppose he thinks he can get back in the mix by calling me out.

"But if he wants an easy fight he should sue his tattooist for that abomination on his arm. I know Belcher has vision problems right now but we still have to look at that mess.

"He's got a lot of nerve calling me an a**-hole when he walks round with that on him. Although lets be fair, the real a**-hole is the tattooist who drew that."

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