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Manager: Michael Bisping intrigued by Nick Diaz fight, but wants title shot

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Nick Diaz poked fun of Michael Bisping last month after Bisping’s win over Anderson Silva. The popular Stockton, Calif., bad boy didn’t seem to think Bisping’s victory was on the up and up, sharing a meme about it on Instagram.

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A photo posted by @fight.memes on Feb 27, 2016 at 7:52pm PST

It didn’t take long for Bisping to fire back, of course, telling Diaz on Twitter that he’d be down to fight him when his drug suspension is up.

@nickdiaz209 when your finished with your SUSPENSION, lets do this.i got dropped,but I won the fight. Don’t be jealous, it’s not a good look

— michael (@bisping) February 29, 2016

The back and forth was an entertaining social media side note following Bisping’s unanimous decision over Silva at UFC Fight Night 84 in London. And Bisping is definitely interested in taking on Diaz down the line. But “The Count” has designs on a title shot after beating the former UFC middleweight champion, according to his manager Audie Attar.

“Nick Diaz is definitely calling him out and that sounds enticing and I think that would be an amazing matchup,” Attar told MMA Fighting. “But for Mike and what he’s done in the sport, he’s earned the right to say, ‘I want the winner of Rockhold and Weidman.’ I think that’s what he’s doing.”

Rockhold will make his first title defense against the man he beat for the middleweight belt, Chris Weidman, in the main event of UFC 199 on June 4 in Los Angeles. Bisping has a history with Rockhold and not a good one. Rockhold defeated Bisping by ….View full article

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