Instead, Bisping was signed to face Brian Stann, and Belcher remains on the sidelines. There are plenty of worthy opponents out there, though, an Weidman's manager Malki Kawa made it known his fighter is ready.
"Chris Weidman would be the guy," said Kawa.
"We think Chris Weidman is the fight out there right now. If we could fight anybody, if we had our choice," saind in an interview with MMAWeekly.com recently. "You've also got Vitor (Belfort) sitting out there looking for somebody to come to Brazil to fight him, and we're open to that, as well."
Belcher (18-6) has won his last four fights, but as competed just once a year due to injuries. He has stopped all four of his last opponents, including submissions over Jason MacDonald and Patrick Cote.
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