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Michael Bisping 'insists' he can beat UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva

Michael BispingProps:


"I think I can challenge for the middleweight title but it's a very deep division with a lot of new guys coming in.... I definitely feel I'm a contender already but I know I have to establish myself in that weight class and prove myself by winning some fights."

It's important to note that "The Count" is never quoted directly even mentioning the name of "The Spider" in this interview. However, he must have made statements that indicated something to that effect for the writer to publish the headline and lead graph. Regardless, his chances make for a good debate. Bisping -- the 205-pound winner of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 3 -- makes his middleweight debut against Charles McCarthy at UFC 83: "Serra vs. St. Pierre 2" at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, on April 19.

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