UFC Middleweight Michael Bisping is set to face Mark Munoz at UFC Fight Night 30 at the end of October, and he will attempt to put together back to back wins for the first time since December of 2011. After being defeated by Vitor Belfort, Bisping rebounded with a win over Alan Belcher at UFC 159, and a win over Munoz is exactly what he needs to get momentum going towards an elusive title shot. However, according to a recent interview, Bisping isn’t expecting a fight against Munoz.
Bisping told the Telegraph:
“He’s got no intention of fighting me. He’s going to try to turn this into a wrestling match. He’ll want a wrestle-fest, guaranteed
“I’ve been training hard – I’m assuming he’s doing the same. Mark’s a nice guy, he made a couple of comments. I’m sure I’m going to be saying a few things myself in the next few weeks.
“I’m not shy about making the fight interesting. But ultimately it’s the action that does the real talking. I’m going to say a few things to get under his skin. I always try to make my opponents doubt themselves, a large part of this game is psychological – there’s a huge mental aspect to it. But ultimately on the night, that’s where it really counts. It’s time to get my nose to the grindstone and start working.”
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