Following the news, fighters began voicing their names as possible replacements for the former champion. One week removed from his title ending loss to Georges St-Pierre, Michael Bisping locked in the replacement spot for UFC Fight Night 122’s main event. The fight night is only a week away, as the Shanghai, China event goes down Nov. 25.
Now WWE superstar and Fast and Furious actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has taken to Twitter and offered some props to the former middleweight champion.
Here is what Johnson had to say:
“‘I feel like I can go again right now’.. Gracious in defeat and exctly 7 days later @bisping takes the next @ufc main event fight against Gastelum. Love his f*cking attitude. Blood, sweat, respect.”