British UFC star Michael Bisping is being sued for assault after 'grabbing a gym-goer by the throat and choking him for taking his weights during a workout'

Mail Online | 10/26/2017 | Scott Campbell For Mailonline
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British UFC star Michael Bisping is being sued for assault after allegedly grabbing a gym-goer by the throat and choking him during a workout rampage.

The 38-year-old is said to have launched into a 'verbal tirade' before lashing out at Antonio Georgakopoulos in a row over weights at a 24 Hour Fitness gym in Anaheim, California.

Bisping - Lancashire - Man - Punk - 'idiot

Bisping, who is originally from Lancashire, allegedly branded the man a 'little punk' and an 'idiot' before grabbing his throat and squeezing.

According to TMZ, Georgakopoulos says he was only saved after another weightlifter intervened and broke up the fight.

Nightmares - Anxiety - Assault - Battery

He now claims to be suffering from nightmares and anxiety and is suing for assault and battery.

The lawsuit also alleges intentional infliction of emotional distress following the alleged incident in July this year.

Georgakopoulos - Bisping

Georgakopoulos claims that 6ft 2in Bisping...
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