Will Bisping ever beat a Top 5 opponent?

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  1. marksmen

    marksmen Brown Belt

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    So will he? Seems like he can string a few wins together to get a top ranked fighter or a number one contender fight but always falls short. He will have another shot again against Munoz (according to UFC rankings) he's ranked 5th, well 6th if you include the champ. I think if he loses this fight he will never get another shot at trying. Thoughts?
     
  2. Jawth

    Jawth Silver Belt

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    If Munoz is ranked 5th, then yes.
     
  3. Concrete

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    He still only has the one top 10 win doesn't he?
     
  4. GloutonSang

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    He has nothing to prove, he's beaten a murderer's row of top 15-20 guys.
     
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    ferrisjso Goat Lawyer

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    I think Bisping will beat Munoz by decision. If that counts then yeh. If Bisping beats Munoz what's sad for Bisping is he'll still be another fight or two away from a title elim because the MW division's so stacked.
     
  6. CountOfSoCal

    CountOfSoCal Black Belt

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    Bisping said he'd like to fight for a few more years.

    Even if he loses this fight, he'll get another shot. He's like a MW version of Faber.
     
  7. Jawth

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    I think Stann and Belcher were both ranked when he fought them.
     
  8. marksmen

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    LOL True.
     
  9. King Charles**

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    Unlikely he's only coddled due to cash cow/UK interest status.
     
  10. iLesnar

    iLesnar Every dog has his day in MMA

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    Let him beat a top 10 first.
     
  11. GloutonSang

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    I don't know if that's fair, he hasn't won but he's fought monsters like Belfort and Sonnen lately.
     
  12. CountOfSoCal

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    Yep. They were #8 and #9 if I remember correctly.
     
  13. SewerPirate

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    He can beat Munoz.
     
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    I hope yes, he's a funny guy and a good fighter.
     
  15. Grappleboxing

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    I don't get why people say Bisping is a middleweight Faber. Bisping loses every top contender match and Faber only loses in championship matches. Faber via title shot!

    On topic, yes Bisping can beat a top 5 opponent. He matches up with Munoz rather well so I feel he should win that fight. I also feel he beats Jacare as Jacare is primarily a grappler(He only has 2 Ko's to his name so don't bring up Brunson or Okami), and Bisping has great defensive wrestling as well as underrated submission defense.

    We saw what happened with Vitor, I feel Anderson will destroy him, and so would Weidman.
     
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    Lol Sonnen's barely over .500 he gets fights based on his promotion I like him but be realistic.
     
  17. Presinator

    Presinator If Arnold were President, he would be...

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    He's gonna beat Munoz. I'd take him over Okami, Phillipou and Boetsch in the top 10 UFC rankings as well.
     
  18. ASTERIO

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    NO!! He is not. Faber has title shots under his belt, Bisping doesn't have shit yet gentlemen!!!
     
  19. wlu29

    wlu29 Banned Banned

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    that's insulting to faber
     
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    LOL!!!... and we all know what happened in those fights...:wink:
     

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