Jorge Rivera is getting up there at 38 years old, but the man can still bring it. He’s won his last three fights inside the octagon and he’ll be fighting at UFC 127 in Sydney against Michael Bisping on the B.J. Penn-Jon Fitch card. Though his game remains strong, his smack talking may be his best asset.
Through promotional/apparel company RangerUp, Rivera recently released a video mocking his opponent. Putting out videos along these lines is nothing new for River, but his latest may have been his greatest. It’s not often I sit through five minutes of a video, but I did with this one. Pure awesomeness as they mock Michael:
Rivera is clearly looking to boost his profile and increase interest in his upcoming fight, but that didn’t stop Bisping from getting upset. “Although I was originally a bit disappointed with the match on paper, Rivera has begun talking rubbish and getting under my skin, to the point where I can’t wait to shut his mouth up,” Bisping said recently. I don’t know if Bisping is just playing along in the promotional game or genuinely upset, and I don’t care. I just know that after he retires, Rivera will have a future in comedy.
Video via MMA Bay