Wanderlei Silva will compete on Japanese soil for the first time in six years when he faces Brian Stann in a light heavyweight headliner at UFC on Fuel TV 8.
Despite losing to Michael Bisping – whom he ranks as the No. 2 middleweight in the world behind Anderson Silva – "All American" Brian Stann is still confident in his abilities.
Michael Bisping has been a longtime UFC middleweight contender, but one criticism that followed him was that he never defeated a top-10 opponent.
But by edging former WEC champion Brian ...
TORONTO - Michael Bisping may never be the most popular fighter in the
world's biggest MMA promotion, but his track record may very well
finally earn him a shot at the UFC's middleweight t...
There is no greater goal for Michael Bisping than fighting and winning the UFC middleweight title, but to take the next step he first had to go through Brian Stann at UFC 152.
For anyone that didn't think there was going to be any heat between Michael Bisping and Brian Stann because they've been too respectful leading up to UFC 152... think again!
UFC 152 fighter Brian Stann is very excited to be a part of the middleweight division right now, even if he is still a couple of fights away from potentially challenging for the title.
TORONTO - For Brian Stann, it's easy to ignore the carnage in the cage to reflect on the personal tragedy outside of it.
As the middleweight contender prepares for arguably the biggest ...
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Brian Stann is immune to any verbal attack that Michael Bisping launches at him because no amount of pre-fight talk will help once they step into the cage at UFC 152.
A win over Michael Bisping would prove "The Marine" belongs in the top tier of the middleweight division.
Michael Bisping has a point to prove at UFC 152 and he plans on using Brian Stann as the way to do it.
MMAWeekly Radio returns with a packed show for Monday with guests Brian Stann, Cub Swanson, Kenny Florian, Sam Alvey and Walel Watson.
At 4-1 in his past five appearances, Brian Stann has firmly established himself as a legitimate middleweight contender.
But "in the mix" isn't enough for Stann, who said his October 2011 ...
"The Count" has respect for Stann's punching power, but also says the former marine is 'not a massively talented fighter.'