Sixteen months after Antonio Georgakopoulos sued Bisping, 24 Hour Fitness, the UFC, and pretty much each person close to the UFC Hall of Famer, his lawyer dismissed the case.
No cause was given for the dismissal, filed with prejudice on April 22 in Orange County (Calif.) Superior Court. Georgakopoulos’ attorney, Gavril T. Gabriel, didn’t respond to multiple requests for comment. Bisping legal professional Oren Bitan additionally declined the remark.
After police declined to record prices towards Bisping, the lawsuit became Georgakopoulos’ most crucial wish of recouping on claims of attack, battery, intentional infliction of emotional misery, and other fees.
Attorneys for Bisping, 24 Hour Fitness, and Endeavor, which owns the UFC, pushed back tough at the SoCal man, who claimed the UFC Hall of Famer beaten his windpipe over a dispute about weights all through exercising.
In reaction to an amended complaint, Bisping’s reps stated Georgakopoulos become no longer entitled to collect “by the distinctive feature of his illegal, immoral, careless, negligent and different wrongful conduct” and “using his own overlook, unnecessarily more desirable his damages, if any.”
UFC president Dana White even got inside the center of factors, calling Georgakopoulos “a standard (expletive) who opens his mouth at the gym and then Bisping is going over. … You should have close your (expletive) mouth in the first region. (Expletive) embarrassing. You’re a clown. Guys like this are a (expletive) embarrassment.”
Georgakopoulos lawyer Gabriel vowed to make White pay for the comments and promised to maintain the promoter to account.
Bisping called the suit “general bollocks” and stated Georgakopoulos’ account changed into “completely factual (sic).
“From what I’ve examined about it so far, there are many, many contradictions. It’s a lawsuit, so I don’t need to mention an excessive amount of, however, I can say I’m now not dropping too much sleep and it’s not accurate.”
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