twitter google

Michael Bisping Interested In Future Move To Light Heavyweight Ranks

Chael Sonnen has decided to try his hand at competing with the light heavyweights in the UFC, and it appears that one-time foe Michael Bisping could do the same.

Bisping, who is currently scheduled to face Brian Stann at UFC 152, told MMA Weekly recently that a return to 205 pounds could interest him going forward.

I do think about it. I was 15-1 at 205 pounds, but 185 pounds is where I should be right now.

Bisping captured the title of Ultimate Fighter, earning three consecutive UFC light heavyweight victories before a loss in 2007. He decided to move down to 185 after that defeat, and has crept close to a pair of title shots since.

While nothing has been confirmed, it is rumored that with a win over Stann, Bisping could position himself for a bout with UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva, or at least place himself in a No. 1 contender match.

Bisping (22-4) is 8-3 at 185 pounds inside the Octagon, while Stann sports a 12-4 overall mark.

Photo credit: Twitter.com/danawhite

Follow MMAConvert

Fight Cards

UFC 191: Johnson vs. Dodson 2

Event Date: September 5, 2015
Broadcast: Pay-per-view, Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

Bellator 142: Dynamite 1

Event Date: September 19, 2015
Broadcast: Spike TV

Bellator 143: Warren vs. Davis

Event Date: September 25, 2015
Broadcast: Spike TV

UFC Fight Night 75: Barnett vs. Nelson

Event Date: September 26, 2015
Broadcast: Fox Sports 1, Fox Sports 2, UFC Fight Pass

UFC 192: Cormier vs. Gustafsson

Event Date: October 3, 2015
Broadcast: Pay-per-view, Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

Bellator 144: Galvao vs. Dantas 2

Event Date: October 16, 2015
Broadcast: Spike TV