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Michael Bisping continues anti-Chris Weidman talk

Michael Bisping waits to fight Vitor Belfort at

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Michael Bisping never runs short on words to say. And when the UFC middleweight from England uses his words talk about Long Island's Chris Weidman, they're usually not nice ones.

A report surfaced late this week from Brazilian publication Tatame that the UFC is negotiating with Anderson Silva to defend his title against Weidman in July.

When asked Friday about that, Bisping said Weidman...

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Long Island's influx on the UFC

Dennis Bermudez celebrates his tap-out win against Tom

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Long Island's closest UFC title contender, Chris Weidman, remains on the shelf as he rehabs from a shoulder injury. But as Weidman continues his way back to the middleweight division and a possible fight with champion Anderson Silva, plenty of other local fighters have UFC fights scheduled in the next two months. Here's a quick rundown: Featherweight Dennis Bermudez (Lindenhurst) will fight Matt...

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Dana White: Chris Weidman vs. Anderson Silva is 'closer' and 'more possible'

Chris Weidman celebrates after beating Mark Munoz in

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UFC president Dana White says it's possible Long Island native Chris Weidman will be the next fighter to challenge Anderson Silva for his UFC middleweight title.

(Of course, he also said that Silva's next fight would be against Georges St-Pierre, and said the same thing about Jon Jones as well, so take this for what it's worth.)

“That fight’s closer and more possible than people think,"...

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