Philippou wants winner of Stann/Silva

Thursday, January 03, 2013

“It’s huge. Beating a top five UFC fighter with four straight victories and not very many people go four straight wins in a row. I have to say one of the few guys that I’m five in a row right now, and not many people can say that in the UFC in any weight class. I’m on top of the world right now,” Philippou told MMAWeekly.com on Thursday about the victory.

“To be honest I don’t want to fight that soon, I still need some time to recover from my fight, and some time off to relax, but I’m definitely looking at the Brian Stann/Wanderlei Silva fight. I’d like to fight one of those guys if possible,” Philippou revealed.

“Brian Stann would be a great match-up for me, Wanderlei Silva if he decides not to retire, I think would be able to put on a great fight. We’re both great strikers and it would be nice to fight a striker for a change and show my striking skills and put up and exciting show.”

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