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Michael Bisping must win at UFC on FX

British fighter Michael Bisping, second from left, waves

(Credit: AP)

If Michael Bisping beats Vitor Belfort at UFC on FX 7 this weekend in Brazil, he gets the next title shot against middleweight champion Anderson Silva.

That's what UFC president Dana White has said publicly on several occasions. (Of course, that doesn't always mean much, just ask Anthony Pettis.)

Beating Belfort isn't easy. No one is saying it is (except for maybe Bisping, but that's...

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