TMZ is reporting that UFC middleweight champion, Michael Bisping is being sued by a man that claimed Bisping assaulted him.
The man, later identified as Antonio Georgakopoulos is claiming that Bisping assaulted him at a 24-Hour Fitness Gym in Anaheim, California. The man alleged that the altercation started when Bisping took the weights he was using without asking. He said that Bisping started calling him a “little puke” and an “idiot”. He claims Bisping followed his insults by saying, “You don’t know who I am”. Georgakopoulos stated that Bisping grabbed him by the throat and started choking him. He said that he began to lose consciousness until another weight lifter pulled Bisping off of him. Bisping allegedly challenged the man to step outside to fight him.
The Anaheim police responded to the scene but nobody was arrested.
The UFC nor Bisping have responded to the story yet.
Bisping is scheduled to defend his middleweight title against Georges St. Pierre at UFC 217 on November 4th at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York.