UFC Hall of Famer Michael Bisping criticizes ‘bully’ Conor McGregor and worries it could end badly for him one day after rumors of alleged assault on Italian DJ

Conor McGregor can't seem to avoid getting into trouble and UFC Hall of Famer Michael Bisping is tired of it. The Irishman's latest controv

Conor McGregor can’t seem to avoid getting into trouble and UFC Hall of Famer Michael Bisping is tired of it.

The Irishman’s latest controversy is an alleged attack on an Italian DJ.

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Italian DJ Francesco Facchinetti took to Instagram to make accusations against McGregor


McGregor has a litany of bad headlines behind him

The alleged victim, Francesco Facchinetti, and his wife shared the story on social media, claiming that McGregor is ‘unstable’ and ‘violent’ for hitting him out of nowhere.

In recent years, McGregor has made a number of headlines for the wrong reasons, from arrests to an altercation with rapper Machine Gun Kelly to hitting a retiree in a pub.

Bisping believes that McGregor’s actions are tarnishing his legacy.

“At some point, Conor will have to fix his shit. Because this is going to end badly one day, ”he said.

“You need people around you to say ‘no’ to you. You need people to hold you accountable.

UFC Hall of Famer Bisping frustrated with McGregor

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UFC Hall of Famer Bisping frustrated with McGregor

“It seems like a long time ago, I was a double world champion. I was a fan of that guy. I’m not a fan of this guy. I don’t think anyone is a fan of this guy, “Bisping added.

“And I think he will soon run out of strength. The train is going to run out of power. Conor can’t go on like this and one day he’s going to mess with the wrong person.

“And by the way, the old man at the bar, Machine Gun Kelly and Francesco Facchinetti, they’re not tough guys,” he said. “I’m not trying to sound tough on my own, but he’s not starting with me.

“The guys he’s starting fights with aren’t 6ft 5inches, they’re covered in tattoos and on steroids. It seems that Francesco Facchinetti couldn’t punch himself out of a wet paper bag. Machine Gun Kelly looks like the biggest wimp you’ve ever seen in your life and the old man at the bar is an old man from the bar.

“If it’s really that badass, go ahead and pick someone, not your own size, because picking someone your own size isn’t difficult, right? Pick someone who can fight. You are a professional fighter. You’re supposed to be looking for challenges, but what he’s essentially become at this point is a bully you know and no one likes bullies.

It's been a tough 2021 for McGregor

It’s been a tough 2021 for McGregor

Bisping believes that McGregor needs real help to turn the tide. The Notorious is the first double champion in UFC history and remains its biggest box office star by a mile in the country.

However, with a couple of losses this year, a broken leg, and ongoing problems outside the Octagon, Bisping believes this version of McGregor is losing fans.

“The guy needs help,” Bisping said. “He needs the people around him to take him aside and talk. I’d say go talk to a professional. I think maybe a little anger management… maybe a psychiatrist, because it’s not going to end well.

“What happens if you punch Francisco Facchinetti and he falls, breaks his head and dies? So Conor is locked up or someone is seriously injured … or Francisco Facchinetti is tied to the Italian mafia. Receive a bullet in the head. There are many different ways this could happen.

“What I’m saying is that nobody wants to see this. The version of Conor McGregor that people like is the one in the Octagon hitting people, not this guy.

UFC President Dana White has also seen the latest McGregor headlines, but says he doesn’t know enough about the situation, nor has he personally spoken with McGregor to shed light on the matter.

Dana White and Conor McGregor have shared an up and down relationship

Dana White and Conor McGregor have shared an up and down relationship

White said: “We talked a little bit about it today in matchmaking, I don’t know enough about it.

“Honestly, I don’t even know enough to comment on it. Obviously, I’ve seen what you guys have, you’ve seen more than I have actually, to be honest with you.

“I haven’t talked to Conor, so I don’t know what the truth is. I don’t know exactly what happened. So to comment, I really can’t.

McGregor remains White’s prized asset when it comes to making money and chances are high that the former featherweight and lightweight king will return to the UFC next year and face Dustin Poirier once again.