Report: Anderson Silva Says Michael Bisping Could be Next, Latter Responds
By FCF Staff
Anderson Silva won’t be cleared to fight again until next January, but the legendary fighter is already talking about a possible return date, and opponent.
The former middleweight champ is suspended through January, 2016, after testing positive for PEDs earler this year. Silva attended a Fight Night Dagestan event, and according to a report from MMA Fighting.com, he relayed during the broadcast that his next fight will likely take place in April.
Silva also said the event is being targeted for Curitiba, Brazil, and that heavyweight champ Fabricio Werdum will be on the card. The latter is expected to rematch Cain Velasquez in early 2016.
The Brazilian star also reportedly mentioned that Michael Bisping could be his opponent. Bisping, who is booked to fight Robert Whittaker at UFC 193 on November 15th, responded on Instagram with:
First I’ve heard. Just leave the viagra out of it and I’m in.
Leading up to Silva’s suspension, the fighter’s camp claimed that a sexual enhancement medication he took was tainted with anabolic steroids.