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Bisping's X-Factor: Threaten With Takedowns
As previously noted, Bisping is not the better striker. He is a very good striker, but in this matchup he would need to threaten with the takedown. Just enough to make Philippou react.
The great thing about MMA is that lesser strikers can out-strike their more accomplished opponent, and the same goes with grappling. The other strengths open doors. Making Philippou react hurts his striking defense. In turn, that would allow Bisping to score.
He needs to be more than a volume striker in this fight.
Philippou's X-Factor: Make Bisping One Dimensional
Philippou must make Bisping one-dimensional. He must touch him up early, and thus force him to become a wrestler.
That would make Bisping easy to defend. Philippou could take control from that point.
Bisping isn't the strongest wrestler Philippou has faced, and if Philippou made Bisping one-dimensional it would make his takedown attempts telegraphed. That is what Philippou would need to do in this fight. He could win a pure stand-up battle.