Michael Bisping says 'Cut the bullsh*t,' because Chris Weidman 'definitely has a shot' against Anderson Silva


It's not that Anderson Silva has never been beaten, it's that he's never been beaten inside the Octagon. Can Chris Weidman change that at UFC 162? Fellow middleweight contender Michael Bisping thinks the "All American" definitely has a shot.

I know a lot of mixed martial arts (MMA) fans think Chris Weidman doesn't have a shot against Anderson Silva when they hook 'em up in the main event of the UFC 162 pay-per-view (PPV), which takes place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on July 6, 2013.

Cut the bullshit!

That's the message from longtime middleweight contender Michael Bisping, who thinks Weidman can follow the blueprint laid out by Chael Sonnen in previous "Spider" fights, where dominant wrestling and a smothering top game almost did the impossible.

From his conversation with Rick J. Lee:

"As much as it pains me to say it, I think Chris Weidman could be a bad match up for Anderson Silva. We all saw what Chael did in that first fight and as well as the second fight. Chael completely dominated Anderson in the first round of their second fight, had full mount, etc., completely out-grappled him and kinda fell apart in the second round. Does Chris Weidman have a chance? Without trying to be funny and disparaging towards Chris Weidman, I'd say yes, he does. If I cut the bullshit for a second, yeah, he definitely has a shot. I think it's an interesting fight."

Bisping thinks "he has a chance" while UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St. Pierre thinks Weidman will actually finish Silva (see those comments here).

This is quite a different take from "The Count," who continually comes up short in his bid to vie for the 185-pound title thanks to key losses to Dan Henderson, Chael Sonnen and Vitor Belfort. It wasn't that long ago when Bisping said beating up a "fat" Mark Munoz was not enough to put you in contention.

I guess that was just "bullshit" that needed to be cut.

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