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Bisping Claims He Could Easily Beat Adesanya

The last person who insisted Israel Adesanya would be an “easy” fight was looking up at the lights when all was said and done.
But that’s because Derek Brunson was too …read more

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Israel Adesanya: Anderson Silva fight at UFC 234 'means more to me than the (expletive) world title'

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During the many years in which he reigned supreme over the UFC middleweight division, Anderson Silva repeatedly offered the …read more

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Only man to KO Israel Adesanya, Glory champ Alex Pereira targets return to MMA

Israel Adesanya is making waves in the UFC, knocking out Derek Brunson at UFC 230 to improve to 4-0 inside the Octagon. Many see him as a future title contender …read more

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Adesanya Can Beat Whittaker Any Way He Wants

Israel Adesanya picked up the biggest win of his young Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) career by knocking out Derek Brunson in the first round at UFC 230 a few weeks …read more

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Posted on November 14, 2018, 11:16 pm By
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Israel Adesanya has 'business' meeting with UFC President Dana White in Australia

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Israel Adesanya had the chance to sit down with UFC President Dana White this week in Australia, and he’s …read more

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Israel Adesanya explains how he will beat Robert Whittaker

Israel Adesanya looks more and more like a future UFC middleweight title challenger with every passing fight. In fact, after his UFC 230 execution of long-time contender Derek Brunson, his …read more

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MMA highs and lows of the week: UFC 230 and a tremendous middleweight showcase

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MMAjunkie Radio hosts “Gorgeous” George, “Goze” and Dan Tom return for our weekly feature to spotlight the good and …read more

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Israel Adesanya says Derek Brunson ‘was f*cked from the get-go’ at UFC 230: ‘He played himself’

On a card filled with star-making performances, perhaps no one shone brighter than Israel Adesanya at UFC 230 inside Madison Square Garden.
Picking up his fourth win of 2018, Adesanya (15-0) …read more

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Derek Brunson breaks silence on UFC 230 loss to Israel Adesanya

On Saturday night, in the opening bout of the UFC 230 main card, long-time UFC middleweight contender Derek Brunson stepped into the cage with red-hot striking specialist Israel Adesanya. Although …read more

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Israel Adesanya says he nearly pulled out of UFC 230

On Saturday night, at UFC 230, Israel Adesanya had a coming out party of sorts. The rising star defeated Derek Brunson in the first round by TKO. Adesanya looked composed …read more

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Israel Adesanya Feels Derek Brunson Was Panicking At UFC 230

Israel Adesanya believes Derek Brunson was in desperation mode at UFC 230. In the main card opener of UFC 230, Adesanya clashed with Brunson. Despite numerous takedown attempts, Brunson was …read more

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Posted on November 5, 2018, 12:46 am By
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Dana White praises Israel Adesanya: ‘He’s the whole package’

Count Dana White among those who were very impressed with Israel Adesanya’s domination of Derek Brunson at UFC 230. By far one of the standout performers from UFC 230 was …read more

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Israel Adesanya says Derek Brunson ‘panicked,’ grabbed shorts on purpose

Israel Adesanya was one of UFC 230’s brightest stars, but not everything went smoothly for him.
The main card opener of Saturday’s event at Madison Square Garden in New York saw …read more

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UFC 230 Octagon Interview: Israel Adesanya, ‘It Was a Walk in the Garden’

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Rising star Israel Adesanya remained unbeaten on Saturday by knocking out Derek Brunson at UFC 230 in New York City. Hear what “The Last Stylebender” had to …read more

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After Israel Adesanya’s latest vanquishing, UFC middleweights are officially on notice

Israel Adesanya was supposed to win at UFC 230. Even though he entered the match against Derek Brunson ranked ninth in the middleweight to Brunson’s sixth, he was a sizable …read more

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Posted on November 4, 2018, 5:16 pm By
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Dana White Thinks UFC 230 Winner Israel Adesanya Is The Future

Israel Adesanya has been turning a lot of heads including Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White. Last night (Nov. 3), Adesanya went one-on-one with Derek Brunson. Many considered this …read more

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Knockout performance by Adesanya

Kicking off the UFC 230 main card with a bang, Israel Adesanya fended off early takedown attempts by Derek Brunson before finishing him with a flourish of kicks and punches. …read more

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Israel Adesanya Demolishes Derek Brunson with First Round TKO at UFC 230

Israel Adesanya needed less than one round to dispatch of Derek Brunson while sending a serious message to the rest of the middleweight division.
The undefeated sniper used his pinpoint accuracy …read more

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Posted on November 4, 2018, 3:16 am By
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Israel Adesanya vs. Derek Brunson full fight video highlights

Watch Israel Adesanya vs. Derek Brunson full fight video highlights from UFC 230’s main card above, courtesy of FOX Sports.
UFC 230: Cormier vs. Lewis took place Nov. 3 at Madison …read more

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UFC 230 results: Israel Adesanya dismantles Derek Brunson for first-round TKO

Israel Adesanya spent the early part of the opening round fending off Derek Brunson’s takedowns and throwing out the occasional obscene gesture in response to a couple illegal shorts grabs. …read more

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Pros react to Israel Adesanya’s TKO of Derek Brunson at UFC 230

Israel Adesanya scored a first-round TKO win against Derek Brunson at UFC 230. On Twitter, pro fighters enjoyed the fight. Israel Adesanya denied all of Derek Brunson’s takedowns and then …read more

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UFC 230 results: Israel Adesanya makes statement with first-round finish of Derek Brunson

Israel Adesanya has wasted little time making the transition from prospect to legitimate contender.
“The Last Style Bender” won for the fourth time in nine months on Saturday night, and this …read more

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Pros react to Israel Adesanya’s stoppage victory over Derek Brunson at UFC 230

A middleweight bout between perennial division contenders Israel Adesanya and Derek Brunson took place at tonight’s UFC 230 event in New York City.
Undefeated middleweight Israel Adesanya (14-0 MMA) returned to …read more

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UFC 230 results: Israel Adesanya wrecks Derek Brunson

In the opening bout of the UFC 230 main card in New York, middleweight phenom Israel Adesanya wowed fans by stopping Derek Brunson’s takedowns and knocking him out in the …read more

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Twitter reacts to Israel Adesanya's one-round destruction of Derek Brunson at UFC 230

Israel Adesanya proved why he’s among the most hyped middleweights in the sport when he scored the biggest victory of his career so far at UFC 230.
Adesanya (15-0 MMA, 4-0 …read more

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UFC 230 Results: Israel Adesanya finishes Derek Brunson in Round 1

A middleweight bout between perennial division contenders Israel Adesanya and Derek Brunson took place at tonight’s UFC 230 event in New York City.
Undefeated middleweight Israel Adesanya (14-0 MMA) returns to …read more

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UFC 230 live blog: Brunson vs. Adesanya

NEW YORK – This is the UFC 230 live blog for Derek Brunson vs. Israel Adesanya, a middleweight bout at Saturday’s UFC event at Madison Square Garden in New York.
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Derek Brunson on Israel Adesanya “He ain’t Jon Jones, not even close”

Israel Adesnaya looks build off his impressive win over Brad Tavares in July as he’s set to face Derek Brunson at UFC 230 tonight.
Being a young, outspoken, undefeated middleweight, “The …read more

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UFC 230 main-card breakdown: Is Israel Adesanya too smart for Derek Brunson?

MMAjunkie Radio co-host and MMAjunkie contributor Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at the main card for UFC 230.
UFC 230 takes place Saturday at Madison …read more

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Posted on November 3, 2018, 1:16 am By
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Adesanya: ‘Hit and miss’ Brunson is going to miss and get hit

UFC middleweight Israel Adesanya discussed his Auckland based team ahead of his fight with Derek Brunson at Madison Square Garden. One of the more anticipated marque match-ups at this …read more

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Diggin’ Deep on UFC 230 - Main card preview

Get the scoop on the early main card action from UFC 230, featuring a plethora of middleweights looking to move up the ladder, including Derek Brunson looking to turn away …read more

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UFC 230 Embedded, Episode 5: ‘Hype is over’

On the fifth episode of UFC 230 Embedded, Chris Weidman, Stephen Thompson, and Aljamain Sterling strut their stuff, Ronaldo Souza shows off his jiu-jitsu wizardry, Derek Brunson predicts a first-round …read more

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Brunson: "I'm not impressed by Adesanya's style"

Check out what @DerekBrunson had to say about his #UFC230 opponent Israel Adesanya pic.twitter.com/zQ9hqamo2y
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Derek Brunson sat down with UFC.com to discuss his upcoming matchup …read more

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Nothing Rattles Brunson, Including Adesanya

As a professional fighter who puts it all on the line in front of the world every time he competes, Derek Brunson wasn’t likely to be the one evacuating when …read more

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UFC 230 Could Be Israel Adesanya’s Breakthrough Moment

UFC middleweight Israel Adesanya has the opportunity of a lifetime this weekend to turn into a legitimate title contender on the big stage when he takes on Derek Brunson on …read more

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Derek Brunson says he’s ‘pissed’ at himself for being in current middleweight role

NEW YORK — At UFC 230 media day, Derek Brunson discusses his fight against Israel Adesanya, where the rivalry stems from, why he’s upset to be in this position in …read more

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Israel Adesanya plans to jump queue, 'snatch the belt' from Robert Whittaker after UFC 230

NEW YORK – Israel Adesanya believes a title shot is on deck for him if he can deliver a strong performance against Derek Brunson at UFC 230.
Adesanya (14-0 MMA, 3-0 …read more

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Derek Brunson on Israel Adesanya fight: ‘Don’t be surprised if I knock him out in the first round’

At a glance, UFC 230’s Derek Brunson vs. Israel Adesanya bout looks like a two-outcome fight. The widespread thinking seems to be that Adesanya will win the fight with his …read more

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Israel Adesanya wants to make Derek Brunson ‘repent for his transgressions’ at UFC 230

Israel Adesanya wants to do damage to Derek Brunson at UFC 230
The 29-year-old has been at a war of words with his middleweight counterpart ever since a chance meeting in …read more

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Israel Adesanya Says Derek Brunson Won’t Survive Past Round Two At UFC 230

Israel Adesanya doesn’t see Derek Brunson going the distance with him. Adesanya and Brunson are set to collide this Saturday night (Nov. 3). The action will be held inside the …read more

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Israel Adesanya predicts he might submit Derek Brunson at UFC 230

On Saturday night, the UFC will return to Madison Square Garden in New York City with UFC 230. One of the most interesting fights on the bill is a middleweight …read more

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Derek Brunson questions Israel Adesanya's future: What's going to happen when I knock him out?

NEW YORK – Israel Adesanya may talk a big game, but Derek Brunson believes he saw a different truth behind the bravado in their first face-to-face interaction, the night before …read more

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Souza Is Focused On Making The Most Of This Opportunity

Ronaldo Souza of Brazil kicks Derek Brunson in their middleweight bout during a UFC Fight Night event at Spectrum Center on January 27, 2018 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by …read more

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UFC 230 Clash: Brunson Vs. Adesanya!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middleweight rivals Derek Brunson and Israel Adesanya will go to war this Saturday (Nov. 3, 2018) at UFC 230 inside Madison Square Garden in New York …read more

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