After the main event of UFC 138, fans, analysts and Mark Munoz himself are claiming he is ready for a shot at UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva.
Facts are facts: Munoz looked awfully impressive in his victory over Chris Leben. He was able to stand and trade with the heavy-handed "Crippler" when necessary and was absolutely ruthless with his ground and pound once he secured the top position.
However, all this talk about "The Filipino Wrecking Machine" being able to hang with Silva does just not have a very sound rationale behind it.
Munoz being the next guy in line? That's reasonable. Munoz being the guy who dethrones Silva? Absolutely not.
Here's why Munoz vs. Silva would just be another easy finish for "The Spider."