English middleweight Michael (The Count) Bisping stole the show at the UFC 152 news conference Thursday, jamming his face into opponent Brian (All American) Stann as the two posed for photos.
Bisping and Stann stood nose-to-nose, then the Brit leaned forward and edged his forehead into the American’s face. Stann moved back a step and then stood his ground, their eyes locked.
When they broke the pose, Stann paused before being the first to put out his hand and they shook.
But the former marine war hero did not remain with Bisping for a secondary pose for photos. Instead, clearly not happy, Stann glared at the English fighter from the side of the stage while a smirking Bisping took centre stage alone to adopt a fighting stance.