Chris Weidman should've been fighting Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 199, but not only did Weidman have to withdraw due to a neck injury, Michael Bisping took his place and shockingly KO'd Rockhold to become the new middleweight champion.
Bisping is on record as saying that he is interested in fights with Dan Henderson, Jacare Souza, or even Georges St-Pierre, but feels that Weidman and Rockhold should rematch for the top contender spot. The options are plentiful for "The Count", although Weidman isn't too thrilled with Bisping vs. Hendo 2. This was what he tweeted on Wednesday.
This comes not too long after Jacare said that "the Dan Henderson campaign is ridiculous." Of course, Henderson scored an incredible head kick and back elbow KO of Hector Lombard prior to Bisping's win against Rockhold, so Hendo sentiment has changed sharply from calls for retirement to calls for a title shot. The Lombard victory is the last bout on Hendo's current UFC deal, so his future with the promotion remains uncertain.
Weidman recently underwent successful neck surgery and is targeting a return to training some time in mid-July.