A Look At Michael Bisping, And A Reevaluation Of The MW Division

By MATT MOLGAARD
MMANEWS.COM Staff Writer

Just a short time ago middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva looked to be fresh out of legitimately dangerous opposition. Demian Maia was thought to possess the skillset to topple the champion, yet Anderson bullied his Brazilian counterpart for three rounds, before coasting to a clear unanimous decision victory. Vitor Belfort was believed to possess superior boxing skills, yet “The Phenom” was unable to mount any threatening offense, and found himself knocked unconscious by a beautifully placed front kick to the chin. Yushin Okami had long been touted as the man to dethrone the champion, based in major part on a 2006 disqualification “victory” he holds over the champ; again, another contender was felled in violent fashion, although I