The big fight is just around the corner, as Anderson Silva takes on Michael Bisping. When Anderson Silva was the champion at 185 lbs, he was supposed to fight Michael Bisping. They never did fight at that time, but now we have what we have been wanting for years. This is part of the UFC Fight Pass, and is for the middleweight title. Anderson Silva is coming off his year long suspension, and wants to fix his broken legacy. His opponent, Michael Bisping, from Britain has never been a UFC gold winner. This win for Bisping would give him an opportunity to be put up with the best. If you have a winning fighter for this bout make sure to go over to our UFC betting page and place your wager to cash in!
Silva vs Bisping UFC Fight Night 84 Odds and Info
When: Saturday February 27, 4 PM ET
Where: O2 Arena, London, England
UFC Odds: Silva -300
When it comes to striking, there is hardly anyone better in UFC than Anderson Silva. Bisping isn’t bad standing up, but the edge here goes to Silva. Bisping will try to get you with the number of hits, as he has not shown the ability to completely knock an opponent out. The advantage when it comes to striking belongs to Anderson Silva.
When it comes to grappling, both Anderson Silva and Michael Bisping are underrated. They can both really fight when tossed against the cage. Silva has been really good against the fence using his strength. Silva is stronger than Bisping, which gives Anderson Silva the edge in this department.
When it comes to submission, Anderson Silva is still the winner in this one. This fight does not have the makings of a submission victory. The style that Silva likes to use should not be a big issue for Bisping, so really this seems to be a wash. Don’t expect this to be a factor in the fight.
Advantages and Disadvantages of Both Fighters
Finally, if we want to talk about disadvantages for both fighters, let’s start with Anderson Silva and his age. He is declining as he gets older. His physical strength is just not what it used to be. Don’t mistake, he is still a great fighter, and should win this fight, but if age catches up to him, look out for Michael Bisping.
For the underdog, Michael Bisping, he needs to make sure he stays in distance to get as many strikes at Silva as possible. He cannot find himself getting out of range, and caught up against the ropes too often. If Bisping can stay in contact, he may have a chance at an upset.
Odds for the Silva vs. Bisping Fight
Silva is the favorite in this fight. He is listed at -300 at MyBookie.ag! Look for Anderson Silva to eventually put away Michael Bisping in this fight. May the best fighter win. Best of luck with your UFC Anderson Silva vs. Michael Bisping betting over at MyBookie.ag!