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Two technical decisions in the same night? I'm not positive that has ever happened before in UFC history.
Michael Bisping was making Alan Belcher look like an amateur throughout their two-and-a-half round affair. By pushing the pace and landing power strikes with relative ease, there is no question that "The Count" would have walked away victorious had the fight gone to the scorecards.
This was a much-needed victory for Bisping, but a win after an eye poke is tainted regardless of what happened beforehand.
In an ideal world, Bisping would fight the winner of Mark Munoz vs. Tim Boetsch, which takes place at UFC 162. He has a history with both men and was even scheduled to face Boetsch in 2012, although the contest fell through.
However, that fight is more than two months away, so it is unlikely that the popular British striker will wait for this fight.
If Bisping truly wants a crack at the UFC Middleweight Championship, the only man he should consider as an opponent is No. 3 contender Yushin Okami, who is currently without an opponent.