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Watch Robert Whittaker’s win over Jared Cannonier | UFC Vegas 24 free fight

Former UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker has been slow to jump back into a title fight, having lost the belt to current champion Israel Adesanya near the end of 2019. …read more

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Marvin Vettori Pleads Case for UFC Title Shot, Rematch with Israel Adesanya

Marvin Vettori wasn’t in much danger against Kevin Holland in the UFC on ABC 2 headliner on Saturday, but it wasn’t the type of performance that turns heads, either. …read more

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Vettori Calls For Adesanya Rematch: I Won The First Fight!

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With five wins in a row, Marvin Vettori thinks it’s his time to face off against champ Israel Adesanya. And …read more

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Marvin Vettori wants Israel Adesanya rematch after UFC Vegas 23 win

No. 6 ranked middleweight Marvin Vettori spoke at the post-fight press conference after he defeated no. 10 ranked middleweight Kevin Holland at UFC Vegas 23 (aka UFC on ABC 2) …read more

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Marvin Vettori calls for rematch with Israel Adesanya following dominant win over Kevin Holland

Marvin Vettori has called for a rematch with Israel Adesanya following his dominant decision victory over Kevin Holland at today’s UFC Vegas 23 event. Vettori squared off with short-notice replacement …read more

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UFC Vegas 23 results: Marvin Vettori routs Kevin Holland, calls for Israel Adesanya

Streaking middleweight Marvin Vettori topped the UFC Vegas 23 results on Saturday with a rout of Kevin Holland. Following the dominant victory, Vettori called for a rematch with UFC middleweight …read more

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Marvin Vettori calls out Israel Adesanya following suffocating win over Kevin Holland in UFC Vegas 23 main event

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Marvin Vettori has a second straight main event victory under his belt and now he’s calling for a shot at …read more

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Kevin Holland Responds To Israel Adesanya’s Threat To “Rape” Him

Kevin Holland feels that the backlash following Israel Adesanya’s controversial comments is much ado about nothing. UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya recently made headlines for making off-color remarks about fellow …read more

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UFC Vegas 23: ‘Vettori Vs Holland’ Predictions

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UFC middleweight contender Marvin Vettori believes he beat Israel Adesanya when they battled to a split …read more

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Robert Whittaker Not Worrying About Adesanya Handpicking Till For Next Fight

Robert Whittaker isn’t focused on what Israel Adesanya wants. After Adesanya lost to Jan Blachowicz to try and become a champ-champ, he made it clear he was going back down …read more

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Vettori Vows To Derail The Adesanya Hype Train

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Long before Israel Adesanya went to war with Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 236, one of “The …read more

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Marvin Vettori: Israel Adesanya 'trying to get on my nerves,' will lose all hype in rematch

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. – Marvin Vettori thinks Israel Adesanya is trying to bait a reaction out of him by publicly targeting Darren Till for his next middleweight title defense.
After failing in …read more

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Up Next! Till Has ‘Italian Dream’ In Vegas

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Who will be the next middleweight contender to challenge reigning division kingpin Israel Adesanya? We’ll find out on April 10 when No. 5-ranked Darren …read more

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Darren Till slams BMW for dropping Israel Adesanya over rape joke: “Stay out of fight game if you don’t like fighters talking sh*t”

Darren Till was not happy to learn that BMW had cut ties with Israel Adesanya after the middleweight champ shared a rape joke about Kevin Holland. “Bro, I will f*ckin …read more

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Israel Adesanya Loses BMW Sponsorship Over “Rape” Remark

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya is experiencing more backlash for his controversial comments, now in the form of a sponsorship loss. Israel Adesanya recently came under fire for telling Kevin …read more

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Adesanya Removed As BMW Brand Ambassador

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Reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Israel Adesanya continues to feel the aftermath of a recent rape comment.
Adesanya, who …read more

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Adesanya Loses BMW Sponsorship Over Rape Comment

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Reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Israel Adesanya continues to feel the aftermath of a recent rape comment.
Adesanya, who …read more

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Robert Whittaker OK with Israel Adesanya wanting Darren Till, focused on Kelvin Gastelum

Robert Whittaker knows he’s earned another crack at the UFC middleweight championship, but he understands that the situation is out of his hands.
Since losing the title to Israel Adesanya October …read more

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Israel Adesanya dropped by BMW following rape joke

BMW has cut ties with UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya after he recently made a rape joke about Kevin Holland on social media. “Bro, I will f*ckin rape you,” Adesanya …read more

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Israel Adesanya Issues Statement After Trash Talk Went Too Far

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya is doubling-down on his apology after trash talk with Kevin Holland escalated to the point where rape was brought up and has now gotten a …read more

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Adesanya: Trash-talk with Holland 'crossed line'

UFC star Israel Adesanya was criticized by New Zealand’s deputy prime minister over his “flippant” use of the word “rape” during a social-media exchange with Kevin Holland. …read more

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Israel Adesanya apologizes for making rape joke about Kevin Holland

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya has issued a public apology after making a rape joke about fellow UFC fighter Kevin Holland. Adesanya came under intense scrutiny this week after posting …read more

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Israel Adesanya issues statement on use of 'rape,' admits trash talk ‘crossed the line’

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya says he “crossed the line” when he used the word “rape” to threaten Kevin Holland.
In response to trash talk from Holland, Adesanya said in a …read more

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Israel Adesanya apologizes after New Zealand Deputy Prime Minister calls out ‘rape’ insult

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Israel Adesanya is acknowledging that he crossed the line with recent comments regarding fellow UFC middleweight Kevin Holland.
The …read more

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Israel Adesanya condemned by New Zealand Deputy Prime Minister Grant Robertson for rape joke

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya was condemned by New Zealand Deputy Prime Minister Grant Robertson after making a rape joke. Adesanya recently made a comment on an Instagram story, suggesting …read more

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Robert Whittaker Feels Powerless In Attempts To Rematch Adesanya

Former UFC champion Robert Whittaker believes his next title shot hinges on the mercy of middleweight king Israel Adesanya and the UFC brass. The two middleweight greats met inside the …read more

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Israel Adesanya responds after Jon Jones accuses him of “acting like a girl” and “playing the victim”

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya responded after Jon Jones recently accused him of “acting like a girl” and “playing the victim.” There is no love lost between Adesanya and Jones, …read more

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Posted on March 21, 2021, 4:16 pm By
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Israel Adesanya reacts to Derek Brunson defeating Kevin Holland at UFC Vegas 22

Israel Adesanya was clearly watching tonight’s UFC Vegas 22 main event between perennial middleweight contenders Kevin Holland and Derek Brunson. Brunson (22-7 MMA) had entered tonight’s event headliner on a …read more

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Derek Brunson Not Buying Paulo Costa’s Excuses After Poor Performance

Ahead of his UFC Vegas 22 fight with Kevin Holland, top middleweight Derek Brunson isn’t buying Paulo Costa’s excuses after getting beat down by middleweight champion Israel Adesanya. After the …read more

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Robert Whittaker says he has “a couple of things up my sleeve” for Israel Adesanya in potential rematch

Robert Whittaker knows he has to fight differently if he rematches Israel Adesanya. At UFC 243, Whittaker suffered a second-round knockout loss to Adesanya to lose his middleweight title. Since …read more

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Whittaker: 'I have things up my sleeve for Adesanya'

Robert Whittaker has added to his arsenal in the hope of getting a rematch with Israel Adesanya later this year, but first he must go through Kelvin Gastelum following a …read more

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Kevin Holland: Adesanya Isn’t The Real MW Champ & He Used Steroids

As far as Kevin Holland is concerned, Israel Adesanya should not be considered a champion in the UFC after losing to Jan Blachowicz at UFC 259. Israel Adesanya tried to …read more

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Jon Jones Laughs Off Adesanya’s Attempts To ‘Keep The Beef Going’

Jon Jones continues to get a good laugh out of Israel Adesanya in the aftermath of UFC 259. After Israel Adesanya suffered his first loss at the hands of Jan …read more

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Posted on March 19, 2021, 12:46 pm By
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Morning Report: Jon Jones dismisses Israel Adesanya: ‘The fact that he is actually trying to keep this beef going is hilarious’

Jon Jones cups his hand to his ear | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Earlier this month, UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya failed in his attempt …read more

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Adesanya says Jones feud is ‘deeper than fighting now’; Jon responds with another tweet-and-delete

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Jon Jones says it’s “hilarious” that their beef is continuing despite Israel Adesanya’s loss to Jan Blachowicz. Jon Jones and …read more

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Jon Jones: Israel Adesanya 'trying to keep this beef going is hilarious'

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya insists he’s still “coming for that ass” of Jon Jones – as in, he still wants to fight the former light heavyweight champ.
Jones, for his …read more

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Jon Jones fires back at Israel Adesanya over his recent comments: “I love it when opponents realize they can’t hold my jockstrap”

Jon Jones fired back at Israel Adesanya over his recent comments, saying “I love it when opponents realize they can’t hold my jockstrap.” Adesanya was a guest on Ariel Helwani’s …read more

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Jan Blachowicz knows he is better everywhere than Glover Teixeira, eyes heavyweight move after two or three more title defenses

Jan Blachowicz knows his next opponent will be Glover Teixeira. After Blachowicz beat Israel Adesanya at UFC 259 to defend his belt for the first time, he knew that Teixeira …read more

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Holland: Adesanya’s Dare To Be Great Was A Failure & He’s A “True Loser”

Kevin Holland has determined that Israel Adesanya is now a bonafide loser following the outcome of the UFC 259 main event. At UFC 259, Israel Adesanya tried to do what …read more

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Israel Adesanya confirms Darren Till will be next if he can defeat Marvin Vettori at UFC on ABC 2

Israel Adesanya has confirmed he will be fighting Darren Till next if the Liverpool native can defeat Marvin Vettori at next month’s UFC on ABC 2 event. The UFC’s reigning …read more

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Israel Adesanya responds to criticism from Jon Jones over UFC 259 loss to Jan Blachowicz

Israel Adesanya has responded to the criticism he received from rival Jon Jones following his unanimous decision loss to Jan Blachowicz at UFC 259. Earlier this month the UFC’s reigning …read more

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Kevin Holland claims Israel Adesanya is a “true loser” after UFC 259 defeat

Kevin Holland says Israel Adesanya is a true loser now that he has been beaten in MMA, kickboxing, and boxing. In the main event of UFC 259, Adesanya moved up …read more

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Costa ‘never stopped training’ with COVID-19, led to ‘severe flu’

Paulo Costa after being defeated by Israel Adesanya at UFC 253

UFC middleweight Paulo Costa has not stopped training with COVID-19, worsening his symptoms. Paulo Costa …read more

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Georges St-Pierre breaks down Conor McGregor, Israel Adesanya losses; Kamaru Usman’s dominance

Former UFC welterweight and middleweight champion Georges St-Pierre recently spoke with ESPN about Conor McGregor and Israel Adesanya’s recent losses, Kamaru Usman’s dominance, and what he has coming up in …read more

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Adesanya Insists Jones Fight ‘Not Dead’

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Israel Adesanya believes his proposed “super fight” against former light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones …read more

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Israel Adesanya insists future Jon Jones fight isn't dead: 'I'm coming for that ass'

Despite falling short in his pursuit of becoming a dual UFC champion, Israel Adesanya insists the possibility of a future fight with Jon Jones isn’t dead.
Middleweight champion Adesanya (20-1 MMA, …read more

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Israel Adesanya says Jan Blachowicz beat him 48-47 at UFC 259

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya says that UFC light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz beat him fair and square at UFC 259. Adesanya lost a unanimous decision on the judges’ scorecards …read more

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Jan Blachowicz happy he “destroyed” UFC’s plans, reveals what Israel Adesanya needs to do to get a rematch

Jan Blachowicz knew the UFC had big plans for Israel Adesanya if he became a champ-champ at UFC 259. Entering the fight, Blachowicz said he would try to wrestle Adesanya …read more

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Robert Whittaker and team request title rematch with Israel Adesanya after Paulo Costa fight falls apart

Team Robert Whittaker has requested a title rematch with UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya after the Paulo Costa fight fell apart. Whittaker was set to fight Costa in the main …read more

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Blachowicz: Commentators ‘just see Israel’; He ‘needs’ win at 205 before rematch

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Jan Blachowicz discusses “biased” commentary, and another possible bout against Israel Adesanya. Count Jan Blachowicz to those who think the …read more

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Jan Blachowicz reacts to Daniel Cormier’s scoring of his UFC 259 title fight with Israel Adesanya

UFC light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz reacted to Daniel Cormier’s scoring of his UFC 259 title fight with Israel Adesanya. Blachowicz defeated Adesanya via unanimous decision in the main event …read more

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Blachowicz Names The One Condition He’d Consider Adesanya Rematch

Jan Blachowicz won’t be facing Israel Adesanya at light heavyweight again unless Adesanya earns the rematch to his satisfaction. Jan Blachowicz is still basking in the afterglow of arguably the …read more

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Israel Adesanya coach: Jon Jones is ‘as irrelevant as T.J. Dillashaw’

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Israel Adesanya vs. Jon Jones is still a possibility as far as Adesanya’s side is concerned, just don’t …read more

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Jan Blachowicz: ‘I don’t care’ about Daniel Cormier, open to Israel Adesanya rematch but ‘he needs to win’ at light heavyweight first

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Despite being the underdog in his first title defense at UFC 259, Jan Blachowicz successfully thwarted Israel Adesanya’s attempt at …read more

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Adesanya’s coach: Drug cheat Jones is ‘as irrelevant’ as Dillashaw

Jon Jones before his fight with Dominick Reyes at UFC 247.

Eugene Bareman feels Jon Jones’ previous suspensions have discredited his achievements. Israel Adesanya’s head …read more

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Glover Teixeira Prepared For Final Title Opportunity Following UFC 259

At the legendary UFC 259 event, four champions waged war, but the biggest winner of the night was Glover Teixeira following middleweight champion Israel Adesanya’s failed attempt at a move …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Talks Backstage With Blachowicz After Big Win

Khabib Nurmagomedov had kind words for the light heavyweight champion following his first title defense against middleweight champion Israel Adesanya. UFC 259 was an event to remember after being packed …read more

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Fight Motion! Watch Blachowicz Hand Adesanya First Pro Loss In Slow-Mo

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You can now watch UFC light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz successfully defend his title against middleweight king Israel Adesanya at …read more

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UFC 259 'Thrill and Agony': Khabib compliments Jan Blachowicz's wrestling

UFC 259 ended up being a great night for for Jan Blachowicz.
Not only did the light heavyweight champion defend his title and hand middleweight champ Israel Adesanya his first loss, …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov congratulates Jan Blachowicz on UFC 259 victory: “You know why you won?”

UFC light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz received some warm words from Khabib Nurmagomedov after his decision victory over Israel Adesanya. Blachowicz defended the light heavyweight belt against Adesanya, the promotion’s …read more

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Darren Till targets “magician vs. magician” fight with Israel Adesanya

UFC middleweight contender Darren Till is hoping for a fight with the division’s reigning champ, Israel Adesanya, in the near future. Till is slated to battle Italy’s Marvin Vettori on …read more

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UFC 259 'Fight Motion': Watch Jan Blachowicz beat Israel Adesanya in super slow motion

Jan Blachowicz continues to come up big as un underdog.
UFC light heavyweight champion Blachowicz (28-8 MMA, 11-5 UFC) bounced middleweight champ Israel Adesanya (20-1 MMA, 9-1 UFC) from the ranks …read more

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Coach: Adesanya would have fought Miocic for heavyweight title with win over Blachowicz

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Eugene Bareman says a win over Jan Blachowicz at UFC 259 would have set Israel Adesanya up for a heavyweight …read more

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Report: UFC 259 generated 800,000 global PPV buys

A lot of people tuned in to watch Big Jan Blachowicz defeat Israel Adesanya. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

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Darren Till focused on Marvin Vettori, but eyes 'magician vs. magician' fight with Israel Adesanya

With the champion acknowledging him as the frontrunner for a title shot, Darren Till knows what’s at stake in his upcoming fight.
Till (18-3-1 MMA, 6-3-1 UFC) faces Marvin Vettori in …read more

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Jon Jones tells Israel Adesanya’s coach ‘give it up,’ the proposed superfight is dead already

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Jon Jones may have entertained an eventual showdown with UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya in the past, but after watching him …read more

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Cormier Shoots Down Claims Of Pro-Izzy Commentary

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Jan Blachowicz retained his light heavyweight title by outlasting middleweight kingpin Israel Adesanya at the UFC 259 pay-per-view (PPV) event …read more

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Darren Till Believes He’s ‘Destined’ To Fight Israel Adesanya

Darren Till is confident he will eventually face Israel Adesanya. Till, who is 1-1 at middleweight, has been calling out “The Last Stylebender” for quite some time. The middleweight champ …read more

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Israel Adesanya “will come hunting for the Polish Power again,” says coach

Israel Adesanya will eventually seek out a rematch with Jan Blachowicz, according to his long-time coach Eugene Bareman. Adesanya, the UFC middleweight champion, challenged Blachowicz for the light heavyweight title …read more

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Darren Till is the “biggest challenge” for Israel Adesanya at middleweight according to coach

Israel Adesanya’s coach, Eugene Bareman, believes there are only two fights for him at middleweight. After Adesanya lost to Jan Blachowicz at UFC 259 for the light heavyweight many wondered …read more

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Misha Cirkunov: Glover Teixeira will be bigger challenge for Jan Blachowicz than Israel Adesanya

LAS VEGAS – Misha Cirkunov spoke to the media on Wednesday ahead of his bout at UFC Fight Night 187.
Cirkunov (15-5 MMA, 6-3 UFC) discussed his light heavyweight co-main event …read more

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Jon Jones shuts down Israel Adesanya fight, takes shot at Eugene Bareman: “Your boy has almost no takedown defense or offense off his back”

UFC heavyweight Jon Jones took a shot at Israel Adesanya’s coach, saying “Your boy has almost no takedown defense or offense off his back.” Adesanya lost a unanimous decision to …read more

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White names Blachowicz’s next opponent

Jan Blachowicz celebrates after his victory over Israel Adesanya at UFC 259. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

After beating Israel Adesanya at UFC 259 …read more

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Israel Adesanya's coach says Darren Till 'frontrunner' for next middleweight title shot

Israel Adesanya’s shot at “champ champ” glory may have ended in a unanimous decision defeat at UFC 259, but “The Last Stylebender’s” camp remains upbeat about the future.
Adesanya (20-1 MMA, …read more

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Israel Adesanya vs. Jon Jones fight “still exists,” says coach Eugene Bareman

Eugene Bareman, the chief handler of UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya, believes there’s still room for a potential super fight with Jon Jones. Adesanya and Jones, the former UFC light …read more

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Editorial: Blachowicz deserves more credit for what he accomplished

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Jan Blachowicz did a brilliant thing at UFC 259 against Israel Adesanya. It’s the art of fighting …read more

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Adesanya Vs Jones Super Fight ‘Still Exists’

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That’s according to head coach Eugene Bareman. Reigning UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya failed to capture the …read more

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Adesanya calls for open scoring after UFC 259 loss to Blachowicz

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After his first professional MMA loss on Saturday at UFC 259, Israel Adesanya wants open scoring to be implemented in …read more

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Israel Adesanya Planned To Become Triple Champ If He Beat Blachowicz

If things had gone Israel Adesanya’s way at UFC 259, The Last Stylebender would have sought to become the first man to hold a world title in three divisions simultaneously. …read more

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Video: Has Jon Jones-Israel Adesanya fight lost its appeal?

For the better part of a year, Jon Jones and Israel Adesanya appeared to be on a collision course toward a superfight, but that could be no more.
This past Saturday …read more

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Israel Adesanya Planned To Become Triple Champ If He Beat Blachowicz

If things had gone Israel Adesanya’s way at UFC 259, The Last Stylebender would have sought to become the first man to hold a world title in three divisions simultaneously. …read more

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UFC 259 Medical Suspensions: Israel Adesanya Faces Lengthy Layoff

Following last weekend’s UFC 259 event, the medical suspensions have now been released. The most notable suspension on the list is that of reigning middleweight champion Israel Adesanya, who will …read more

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Israel Adesanya supports open scoring after decision loss to Jan Blachowicz at UFC 259: ‘That seems really smart’

Israel Adesanya lost a unanimous decision Jan Blachowicz in the main event of UFC 259. | Zuffa LLC

Israel Adesanya was down on all three …read more

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UFC 259 Medical Suspensions: Israel Adesanya Faces Potential 6-Month Layoff

Jan Blachowicz may want a minimum six-month rest following his light heavyweight title defense at UFC 259, but opponent Israel Adesanya could potentially join him in being sidelined that long …read more

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UFC 259 Medical Suspensions: Israel Adesanya Faces Lengthy Layoff

Following last weekend’s UFC 259 event, the medical suspensions have now been released. The most notable suspension on the list is that of reigning middleweight champion Israel Adesanya, who will …read more

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Jon Jones vs. Israel Adesanya “doesn’t really need to happen,” says Daniel Cormier

Former two-division UFC champion Daniel Cormier is no longer interested in a potential super fight between Jon Jones and Israel Adesanya. Jones, the former UFC light heavyweight champion, and Adesanya …read more

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UFC 259 medical suspensions: Israel Adesanya potentially out six months with foot, ankle issues

Israel Adesanya and Jan Blachowicz | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya’s bid to become a two-division champion may have come …read more

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UFC 259 medical suspensions: Israel Adesanya, Megan Anderson among four facing lengthy layoffs

It could be a while until Israel Adesanya is able to defend his UFC middleweight title again.
Adesanya (20-1 MMA, 9-1 UFC) fell short in his pursuit of “champ champ” status …read more

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MMA pound-for-pound rankings: Superfight win over Israel Adesanya opens the door for Jan Blachowicz

UFC light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz elevated his stock in the ESPN rankings by beating middleweight champ Israel Adesanya on March 6. …read more

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Daniel Cormier still believes Jon Jones is the best light heavyweight alive

Daniel Cormier believes Jon Jones is still the best light heavyweight in the world. After Jan Blachowicz defeated Israel Adesanya to defend his light heavyweight title for the first time, …read more

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Blachowicz: Adesanya will ‘remember me until the end of his life’

Jan Blachowicz celebrates his victory over Israel Adesanya at UFC 259. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

It sounds like the UFC light heavyweight champ …read more

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Dana White: Israel Adesanya ‘should focus on middleweight right now’

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Before UFC 259, Israel Adesanya’s superfight with Jan Blachowicz was cast as a gateway to a possible heavyweight fight with …read more

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What’s next for Amanda Nunes and Israel Adesanya?

Amanda Nunes continued her domination of the women’s side of mixed martial arts at UFC 259, making quick work of Megan Anderson in their co-main event bout.

Israel Adesanya had hoped …read more

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Israel Adesanya disputes 10-8 round, but says Jan Blachowicz better fighter at UFC 259

LAS VEGAS – Israel Adesanya doesn’t think his loss to Jan Blachowicz was as lopsided as the scorecards made it out to be.
Middleweight champion Adesanya (20-1 MMA, 9-1 UFC) failed …read more

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Video: White rips into UFC 259 judges

Dana White congratulates Jan Blachowicz after he beat Israel Adesanya at UFC 259. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

UFC President Dana White tells …read more

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Video | Jan Blachowicz, Israel Adesanya have entertaining miscommunication after fight

Jan Blachowicz and Israel Adesanya had an entertaining miscommunication in moments immediately following their fight. Blachowicz and Adesanya met in the main event of Saturday’s stacked UFC 259 card. Blachowicz …read more

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MMA SQUARED: Israel Adesanya’s title shot crushed by Legendary Polish Pounds

Jan Blachowicz defeats Israel Adesanya at UFC 259 | Chris Rini

Size does matter.

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Dana White reacts to “insane” judges scorecards from Saturday’s UFC 259 main event

Dana White was not happy with the judges scoring in last night’s UFC 259 main event between Israel Adesanya and Jan Blachowicz. Adesanya (20-1 MMA) moved up a weight class …read more

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UFC 259 Final Fight Stats: Jan Blachowicz hands Israel Adesanya his first loss

Jan Blachowicz celebrates his victory over Israel Adesanya at UFC 259. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Jan Blachowicz prevents Israel Adesanya from becoming two-division …read more

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Jan Blachowicz: Adesanya Will Remember Me For The Rest Of His Life

Jan Blachowicz cannot help but take satisfaction in the knowledge that Israel Adesanya will remember him for the rest of his days on Earth. Jan Blachowicz was able to successfully …read more

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