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post #11 of 138 (permalink) Old 10-25-2012, 11:58 PM
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Vitor is stronger, faster, and hits harder. Bisping has really grown on me this last year or so, but I can almost guarantee he gets KOed. That said, if he did pull out a miracle and defeat Belfort, I'd petition him for a championship bout myself.
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Oh boy...this is not a good match up for Bisping. I really want to see Bisping vs Anderson just for kicks.

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post #13 of 138 (permalink) Old 10-26-2012, 12:33 AM
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Belfort should win pretty handily.

Bisping isn't likely to out-strike him or out-grapple him.

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post #14 of 138 (permalink) Old 10-26-2012, 12:43 AM
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Originally Posted by TheLyotoLegion View Post

I've listed this as a rumor because I don't buy anything until MMAFighting, MMAJunkie, or MMAWeekly reports it but twitter is blowing up with this, so take it as a rumor for now. Apparently Alden Halpern(the guy who owns MMA Elite which is Bisping's main sponsor) broke the news.

This is the worst possible match up for Bisping outside of Anderson, and even though he got smashed Vitor has to feel somewhat good about the fact he did something to Jones, with Bisping's tendency to get rocked in every fight and Vitor's finishing ability, I'll take Vitor by stoppage.
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Well Vitor is the better man for sure, however he has worn his body down quite a bit over the years and bisping is in his prime right now and not a bad fighter himself so its gonna be a fiarly close fight imo. Also bisping may be more well rounded.

Im gonna pick vitor via out punching bisping or subbing him when he gets taken down.

My second choice is Bisping winning by decision after laying and praying on vitor and fence wrestling him for quite some time after getting rocked in the stand up.
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Bisping uses jab and jog and controls him some in the clinch and maybe a little on the ground. Wins a decision.

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If true then shitty match up for Bisping, I don't see this ending well for him at all. It'd be a miracle for Bisping if this goes to the cards.

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wow! Tough match up for mike.

I'll be rooting for him but other than outworking Vitor and wearing him out from range I dont see many places he has the advantage.

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Wow. This is Bisping's next chance for a title shot if true.

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Awesome, Hopefully Bisping wins and FINALLY Get's his title shot. Save GSP Vs Silva for later and Do Bisping Vs Silva and another Big Fight for super bowl weekend.
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