Originally Posted by RustyCage
The point is, why does he bother doing it?
During the first battle, Bane is like 'skip the BS and let's do this', so Batman proceeds to rush him. No one-liner necessary. I preferred that.
And that's why Batman also failed in the first battle because Batman grew an ego and thought Bane was just a typical mercenary of sorts. It's the exact opposite in the second battle as 'No, I came back to stop you.' caught Bane off guard who ended up rushing Batman in the second battle.