The former UFC middleweight kingpin lost to Bisping via unanimous decision at the O2 Arena in London, suffering his first decision loss since 2000. After the decision was read, Silva called it "total corruption", and his manager suggests an immediate rematch in Brazil.
"(Bisping) did show a lot of heart. Hats off to him," Ed Soares posted on his Instagram. "I don't agree with the decision but tell me what you think of this solution. Rematch in Brazil, if (Silva wins) we have the trilogy in Vegas?"
The UFC is scheduled to return to Brazil on May 14, and it’s rumored to take place in a soccer stadium in Curitiba, Brazil. Silva, who started his MMA career fighting for Chute Boxe in Curitiba, hasn’t competed in the city since a first-round knockout win over Roan Carneiro at Meca 6, in January 2002.