Brian Stann Feels He WIll Surprise Michael Bisping At UFC 152
By Chris Howie
MMANEWS.COM Staff Writer
UFC middleweight contenders Brian Stann and Michael Bisping will square off in Toronto at UFC 152 in less than two weeks but this week Stann was a guest on AXS TV_s Inside MMA and discussed his upcoming match up with the Bristsh banger:
"There_s a great deal of respect. I feel that Mike is not only a good fighter, I feel he_s a great fighter, everywhere. The one thing he is underestimating, obviously, is my ability to improve. I haven_t been doing this as long as him or some of his peers. That means my learning curve and my ability to get better, quicker, is a little bit longer. I_ve improved, in a lot of ways, since the fight with our common opponent, Chael Sonnen. I_ve actually gone out to train with him, several times now, since our fight. A lot of the areas he feels he_s stronger than me -- I think he_ll be quite surprised. I feel like I_m the more devastating striker. I do not feel like he has the advantage there. I also feel like I_m the better wrestler, and he_s going to be surprised when he tries to take this one to the mat."
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