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'Bisping doesn't have a chance' - Henderson

ESPN staff
January 26, 2012 « Controversy awaits in FA Cup fourth round | Chartbeat test »
Fight simulation: Chael Sonnen v Michael Bisping

Dan Henderson has weighed in with his predictions ahead of UFC on Fox 2, and his forecast for Michael Bisping is far from positive.

Henderson is the only man to have stopped Bisping in the Brit's UFC career. Rashad Evans and Wanderlei Silva have both snatched decisions, but Henderson delivered one of the all-time great knockouts.

The light-heavyweight has plenty of interest in both the main fights on Saturday, knowing defeat for Rashad Evans against Phil Davis is likely to see Henderson thrust into a title bout with Jon Jones.

"Rashad should win. Rashad has better hands and they're both good wrestlers," Hendo told Tatame. "I think it's going to come down to conditioning - who's in better shape."

Another route to UFC gold for Henderson would be to attack middleweight champion Anderson Silva. However, the winner of Bisping v Chael Sonnen is supposed to get the next crack.

In Henderson's eyes, there is only one winner in that contest. "I don't see Bisping even having a chance," Hendo said, before turning his focus to Silva.

"I just think he (Silva) doesn't want to fight us (Sonnen or Henderson). Maybe it's more his managers not wanting him to fight us, but he's just going to end up doing the fight. Probably Chael first."

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