Anderson Silva is apt to say things that don't always come true, but if he really does want to sit out until the end of 2013, Michael Bisping wants an interim title fight with Vitor Belfort. read news >>
Vitor Belfort is all that stands in the way of Bisping testing himself against the greatest of all-time. read news >>
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If Anderson Silva plans to sit out until late 2013 as reported, Michael Bisping doesn't want the division to be on hold.
So on Wednesday, Bisping took to Twitter to call for the implementation of an interim UFC middleweight title.
Bisping, a longtime contender in the division, fights former title challenger Vitor Belfort in January in UFC on FX 7's main event.
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Michael Bisping isn't quiet about demanding a shot at UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva. His boss, Dana White, is taking note, calling such a fight "interesting." read news >>
Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Cung Le faces Michael Bisping in the UFC Fight Night 48 main event on Aug. 23, but is eyeing a fight with Anderson Silva next. read news >>
- 2 months ago
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Anderson Silva's manager Ed Soares was Ariel Helwani's guest on the MMA Hour yesterday and he reeled off some possible opponents for Silva's anticipated UFC return. Soares even teased a possible 2014 return to action for the legendary ex-champ but said 2015 is more likely. read news >>
The day Michael Bisping has been waiting for is only one fight away now. read news >>
With Anderson Silva looking less and less likely to defend his UFC middleweight strap anytime soon, Michael Bisping is calling for Vitor Belfort fight to be for an interim title. read news >>
- a year ago
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Michael Bisping's January loss to Chael Sonnen prevented "The Count"
from finally claiming the UFC title shot for which he's long yearned.
Now, it seems that UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva may possibly
put the division on hold while he takes a long-discussed superfight
with Georges St-Pierre, provided "GSP" is victorious at November's UFC
But Bisping isn't going to take that news as a sign
it's time to go on vacation. In fact, he's not even sure the fight will
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If, for the remainder of his career, champ Anderson Silva wants to fight the big fights, meaning he wants big challenges (and lucrative paydays), he should fight Michael Bisping.
Additionally, if the UFC wants big events (and lucrative pay-per-view numbers), they should book the fight if Bisping beats fellow middleweight standout Brian Stann on Saturday at UFC 152.
Manager Audie Attar, who reps Bisping for Paradigm Sports Management, thinks this is the logical thing to do.
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Michael Bisping breaks down the middleweight division and gives his thoughts on 'overhyped' contenders like Chris Weidman, and why he should be the man to face Anderson Silva next. read news >>