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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The day Michael Bisping has been waiting for is only one fight away now. read news >>
- a year ago
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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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- 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 >>
Michael Bisping may have received the news he's long waited to hear, but he still has to get another win before he can celebrate. read news >>
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 >>
- 2 years ago
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Recent Strikeforce import Jason "Mayhem" Miller hasn't set foot in the UFC octagon in more than six years, but with a
win over rival "The Ultimate Fighter 14" coach Michael Bisping, he's ready to challenge middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva.
"I've got another guy on the radar: the guy with the damn strap,
Anderson Silva," Miller told the crowd at this past weekend's UFC Fan
Expo Houston 2011. "He's the best fighter in the world, and I want to
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UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman made his opinion clear regarding where he believes Michael Bisping stands in the UFC’s 185lb. division. While Michael Bisping is determined to one day become a world champion, the current titleholder, Chris Weidman, doesn't even believe he deserves to be in contention. "The Count" is coming off his first win since UFC 159 when he defeated Cung Le via fourth round TKO last week in Macau. Although his win came against an inactive 42-year-old middleweight, he 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 >>
Check out the latest edition of the Great MMA Debate to hear Cung Le talk about Anderson Silva, his acting career, Ronda Rousey's transition into movies, and his upcoming fight with Michael Bisping. read news >>
- 3 months ago
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Release the Kraken! With Michael Bisping out of the immediate Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middleweight title contender picture thanks to Tim Kennedy, Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza -- who recently underwent elbow surgery (see pics here) -- and his management have had an epiphany: No backward steps for the sake of high-profile opportunities (that really don't currently exist). Gilberto Faria, Souza's manager, recently informed Ariel Helwani on the latest edition of "UFC Tonight:" "We are done fi read news >>