Anticipation is building as the public waits to hear who UFC fighter Wanderlei Silva will face next in the octagon. Silva last fought at UFC 99: The Comeback, losing a close unanimous decision to Rich Franklin. Silva noted that his next opponent will thrill his fans.
“When I say against who and for what weight class people will get thrilled – the hairs on the back of their neck will stand up!” Silva told Planet Tatami.
The rumor mill was buzzing that British middleweight Michael Bisping may be the mystery fighter who will face the 33-year old Silva. But Silva’s manager put the rumors to rest, telling Fighters Only Magazine that “nothing had been signed and that the rumors were no more than that.”
For now, fans have to wait and see who Silva’s next opponent will be. Stay tuned to FightLine.com for updates on this story.