Wanderlei Silva’s manager has dismissed reports that the Brazilian is signed to fight Michael Bisping at UFC 105.
He contacted the Fighters Only Las Vegas office today with an official statement on the matter in which he said “the rumors about Wanderlei fighting Michael Bisping at UFC 105 in Manchester or at any point are simply that, rumors."
"For some publication to say they have been given an exclusive statement on this from Team Wand is not truthful," he added in a swipe at the blog that reported the fight earlier today claiming to have heard it from a member of Wanderlei‘s team.
“This fight has not been discussed or offered to us by the UFC. Wand's preference is to fight in February. He wants to take time off to heal his body and mind, and with his new gym in Las Vegas, he has business affairs and a growing team to attend to."
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