Tom Szczerbowski-US PRESSWIRE
UFC president Dana White recently confirmed Michael Bisping would get the next title shot against Anderson Silva if he defeats Vitor Belfort at UFC on FX 7 on Jan. 19, 2013. Even though "The Phenom" didn't get the same guarantee, he is adamant that he will stop "The Count" from challenging for the title when the two lock horns in Brazil.
"I don't care. It doesn't change anything in my life my friend. God is my provider and I have a fight and I'm winning. That's the only thing I know, I'm winning. I already told Dana, choose another guy to face Anderson because he's not going to get passed through me. That's the bottom line."
-- Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White recently revealed Michael Bisping would get his much-desired title fight against middleweight champion Anderson Silva should he prove victorious over Vitor Belfort at UFC on FX 7, which goes down in Sao Paolo, Brazil, on Jan. 19, 2013. However, the same promise wasn't made to "The Phenom" should he beat the British brawler because he is coming off a title fight loss to current light heavyweight king Jon Jones back at UFC 152 in late 2012. Nevertheless, Belfort revealed on his recent appearance on "The MMA Hour" he is unfazed by the fact that he won't win a shot to rematch "The Spider" should he best "The Count." The only thing he cares about is preventing Bisping from getting his and he "looks forward" to doing it by knockout. Anyone think the Brazilian bomber will stop The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 2 Light Heavyweight winner from finally challenging for a UFC world title and send him back to the end of the 185-pound line, which will be a bit longer once the likes of Strikeforce imports Ronaldo Souza and Luke Rockhold, among others, enter the mix?