Coming off his first official win in more than four years, Anderson Silva has his eye on two specific opponents.
The Brazilian icon wishes to face Diaz at UFC 212 on June 3 in Rio de Janeiro, and then move to Bisping, who is expected to defend his title against Georges St-Pierre this summer.
"We are three great professionals," Silva wrote in Portuguese, on Facebook. "What makes most sense right now, it's not [a] fight with any other, but with me, regardless of [championship] belt."
Silva (34-8) defeated Diaz via unanimous decision in 2015, but the result was later changed to a no-contest due to a drug-test failure. He fought Bisping in a non-title fight in early 2016 in London, and lost via decision.
The Bisping loss was somewhat controversial, in that Silva thought he won the fight via knockout in the third round. Referee Herb Dean ruled that Bisping was saved by the bell, however, and the fight continued.
"With Nick, it was a no-contest," Silva wrote. "We have a story to tell. I hope [to fight] you in Brazil.
"And I look forward to you, Mr. Bisping, after your fight with [St-Pierre]. Wipe out once and for all this doubt of fans about who really won."
Diaz (26-9) hasn't fought since the 2015 no-contest with Silva. And if Bisping is successful in defending his title against St-Pierre, he has promised to face No. 1 contender Yoel Romero.
Silva, 41, picked up a unanimous decision win over Derek Brunson at UFC 208 last month in Brooklyn. Many observers felt Silva lost the fight and Brunson even considered appealing the result to the New York State Athletic Commission, but ultimately did not.