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Whatever UFC champ Anderson Silva does, Michael Bisping wants him to get on with it
November 22, 2012 (21:45) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
Middleweight Michael Bisping still was digesting news that Anderson Silva planned to take a year off from fighting when he spoke to MMAjunkie.com Radio.
Since then, Silva has reversed course - if he ever changed course at all - and volunteered to fight welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre, who will now decide whether the superfight is in his best interest.
Whatever Silva's plan is, Michael Bisping wants to make sure his middleweight division doesn't get left behind.
UFC boss White: Belt wouldn't be on line if Anderson Silva met Georges St-Pierre at 170
November 22, 2012 (01:45) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
Following his win over Carlos Condit this past Saturday, UFC welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre questioned whether he needed to gain weight at all to fight middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva.
Silva, he said, fought in PRIDE at 168 pounds and possibly carried the kind of frame suited to weight gains and drops - unlike him.
Silva again expressed his desire to fight St-Pierre following UFC 154. And while UFC President Dana White still hopes to make the match in 2013, one incentive would likely be off the table if Silva dropped to welterweight: GSP's belt.
Fowlkes: With obstacles cleared, will UFC book Anderson Silva vs. Georges St-Pierre?
November 18, 2012 (13:45) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
MONTREAL - You know those sitcoms where the two obvious love interests take
multiple seasons to inch closer to some type of relationship, milking
the romantic tension for every ounce of ratings before finally doing
something about it?
Well, this thing between
Georges St-Pierre and Anderson Silva is starting
to feel a little like that, only more frustrating and slightly less
Prior to Saturday night, Silva vs. St-Pierre seemed like a sure thing if "Rush" earned a UFC 154 win. Now that he has, why does it seem like its less than a certainty?
The troubles of dealing with Anderson Silva and other UFC superstars
November 13, 2012 (23:00) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
After Anderson Silva successfully defended his UFC middleweight title against Chael Sonnen for the second time, UFC President Dana White sat down in front of reporters and tried, as best he could, to explain to us what it was like to work with the world's greatest fighter.
"I swear to God, it's like dealing with an artist," White said. "It's like dealing with an artist or some big, crazy, talented actor. That's what it's like."
The thing is, White wasn't complaining.
With Anderson Silva wanting layoff, UFC's Michael Bisping wants shot at interim title
November 13, 2012 (14:45) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
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.
Report: Anderson Silva planning time off, doesn't expect UFC 154 callout of St-Pierre
November 13, 2012 (02:15) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
If you've gotten excited about some potential superfight drama after the UFC 154 main event, you might wanna temper your expectations.
First, of course, Georges St-Pierre has to return from a 19-month layoff and beat Carlos Condit. If that happens, there has been speculation that Anderson Silva would enter the octagon to set up a pound-for-pound fight between the two dominant champions.
UFC President Dana White said as much this past week, and Silva plans on being cageside in Montreal. But not so fast, Silva said.
UFC 154 victory likely to lead Georges St-Pierre to Anderson Silva stadium show
November 07, 2012 (21:15) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
UFC President Dana White said Wednesday that an in-cage face-off between Georges St-Pierre and Anderson Silva is likely if St-Pierre beats Carlos Condit at UFC 154.
"There's no doubt that Anderson Silva showing up to cheer Georges St-Pierre on ... he wants him to win this fight, and he wants to fight him after," White told MMAjunkie.com.
St-Pierre, meanwhile, batted aside any concern for such a showdown.
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