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SYDNEY – If Wanderlei Silva had been anybody but, well, Wanderlei Silva, he'd have received a pink slip from the Ultimate Fighting Championship long ago.
Silva, though, is one of the most popular fighters in mixed martial arts history. And though he's in the midst of a streak in which he's lost five of his last six and has been viciously knocked out in three of them, he continues to not only have a job but key spots on the cards on which he appears.
He'll meet Michael Bisping on Saturday (Sunday in Australia) in the co-main event of UFC 110 in a three-round middleweight bout at Acer Arena. The fight will be his debut at middleweight after a long and distinguished run at light heavyweight. He fought Rich Franklin in the main event of UFC 99 in Cologne, Germany, in June at a catch weight of 195 pounds as he was making the transition downward.
The bout against Bisping will be his first at 185 after he finally conceded that he's puttingRead More »from Veteran Silva still a threat