Michael bisping, part of the world of UFC, left everyone with a shocking image during an interview for the YouTube channel ‘MMA World’. ‘The Count’, as he is also known, has wanted to reveal to his interlocutor his biggest secret: he has been wearing a glass eye for a long time. And, to do so, he has not come up with anything better than taking it off live. Of course, this interview was last year, but the networks replicated it a few days ago and it went viral again.
With great dexterity, Bisping it has pressed the lower part of the retina and the eye has popped out of its socket. That was what caused the response of thousands of fans on virtual platforms, who always showed their support for him. “Look at this, little ones,” he said while the interviewer screamed like crazy. “This is why I used to wear the fucking sunglasses,” he added with a brusque tone. The image is not suitable for sensitive viewers, as it is clear that the eye socket is hollow.
The Cypriot MMA fighter lost his right eye in 2013, in a fight against Vitor Belfort. He had a retinal detachment and the doctors could do nothing to save it. That fight, ‘The Count’ lost it by KO. At the time, his rival was using TRT, a procedure performed on men with testosterone production problems. Despite being legalized, the method was vetoed, because it altered the athlete’s body, leaving it at a high level of competition.
The legendary fighter revealed that he has a glass eye and that was the reason why he used to wear sunglasses so many times when he was a big MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) star. “This is why I used to wear the fucking sunglasses,” he said. Michael bisping while removing the glass eye to the camera. At the same time, he had mentioned that he was tricking the doctors into not knowing that he did not have normal eyesight, which many doubted. Among them, the president of UFC.
It was for this reason that Dana White did not believe him for a long time, which is why she said, “I don’t think he misled the doctors. I hope that doctors know the difference between a real eye and a false eye ». Despite having that vision problem, Michael continued fighting in UFC and, he won the middleweight belt, when he knocked out Luke Rockhold in the main event at UFC 199. The Englishman defended the belt once and lost it when it was finished by Georges St-Pierre at UFC 217.