If he were in peak physical condition, and he had the usual months-long amount of time to prepare, there’s no question former champ Michael Bisping would mess up Kelvin Gastelum’s world. After all, Bisping has years and years of experience on the young TUF winner, and his skills have been honed to a level where he’s actually capable of winning a belt.
Gastelum hasn’t yet reached that level.
But… Bisping fought Georges St. Pierre just a few weeks ago, and when he steps into the cage against Gastelum in the main event of UFC Fight Night 122 tomorrow, he’ll still have all that wear and tear slowing him down. Therein lies the wrinkle in this match-up.
UFC commentator Dan Hardy has some thoughts on the fight. And here they are!