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Israel Adesanya takes aim at Jon Jones following recent arrest

Israel Adesanya is the latest individual to take a shot at Jon Jones following the UFC light heavyweight champions most recent arrest. ‘Bones’ was arrested earlier Thursday morning in Albuquerque …read more

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Adesanya Launches Meme-Charged Attack On Recently Arrested Jones

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Not every UFC champion needs to get along, which seems to be the case with promotional stars Jon Jones and Israel Adesanya.
While the two UFC …read more

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Posted on March 28, 2020, 8:46 pm By
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Darren Till Believes He’ll ‘Be Too Much’ For Israel Adesanya

Darren Till is confident he has what it takes to beat UFC middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya if they do end up fighting. Till is set to headline UFC Dublin against …read more

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Till slides into Adesanya’s DMs, calls him out: ‘I’m f-cking coming for you!’

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Darren Till has called out UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya. Coronavirus isn’t going to stop Darren Till from pursuing his …read more

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Darren Till explains why he is the perfect match for Israel Adesanya

Darren Till recently explained why he will be the perfect challenge for middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya. The British UFC fighter joined the middleweight ranks in 2019 after two devastating defeats …read more

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Israel Adesanya trolls Jon Jones following latest arrest

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

As one would expect, Israel Adesanya is having fun at Jon Jones’ expense.
Following news of Jones’ arrest on multiple charges — including DWI and …read more

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Posted on March 27, 2020, 4:16 pm By
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Adesanya mocks Jones on Twitter after recent arrest

Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

It’s no surprise to see that Israel Adesanya has made the most of Jon Jones’ recent arrest. UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya has took …read more

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Israel Adesanya Takes Aim At Jon Jones Following DWI Arrest

It wasn’t hard to picture Israel Adesanya firing shots at Jon Jones following his DWI arrest and here we are. On March 26, Jones was arrested in Albuquerque, New Mexico. …read more

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Israel Adesanya reveled in Jon Jones’ arrest with a series of memes

Israel Adesanya saw Jon Jones’ mess-up coming, but that doesn’t “meme” he can’t rub it in.
It’s no secret that Adesanya isn’t Jones’ biggest fan and vice versa, as the two …read more

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Posted on March 27, 2020, 9:46 am By
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Israel Adesanya: ‘Next Four Weeks is Going to Make and Break Some People’

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya issued a message regarding the coronavirus pandemic in a way that only he can. …read more

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Posted on March 25, 2020, 6:16 pm By
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Israel Adesanya encourages strength during coronavirus pandemic

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya on Wednesday issued a public message encouraging strength during the coronavirus outbreak.
In a video posted on various social media platforms, Adesanya (19-0 MMA, 8-0 UFC) …read more

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Video | Darren Till slides into Israel Adesanya’s DM’s with a fierce warning

UFC middleweight Darren Till slid into the direct messages of UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya, sending the champ a fierce warning. Adesanya and Till are known to exchange DM’s with …read more

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Israel Adesanya catches heat from fans for controversial coronavirus post

Some fight fans are disappointed by a recent coronavirus-related Twitter post from UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya. Speaking on Twitter on Tuesday, Adesanya divulged that he’s enjoying the isolation brought …read more

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Zhang Weili vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk steals the show at UFC 248

While the UFC 248 main event featuring Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero fizzled, the strawweight title bout was a fight for the ages. …read more

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Marvin Vettori believes Israel Adesanya showed his ‘true colors’ in fight with Yoel Romero

Marvin Vettori wants to run it back in the Octagon with Israel Adesanya. Until then, the middleweight slugger wants fans to realise that Adesanya isn’t as great as they think …read more

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Marvin Vettori thought Yoel Romero won at UFC 248, says Israel Adesanya 'showed me his true colors'

UFC middleweight contender Marvin Vettori wants another crack at current champ Israel Adesanya, and until that day comes, he’s not about to hold back on his opinions.
The outspoken Italian slugger …read more

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Referee John McCarthy explains the proper way to judge an MMA bout

Legendary MMA referee Big John McCarthy recently explained the proper way to judge an MMA fight, using Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero as an example. McCarthy is the most experienced …read more

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Bellator's Gegard Mousasi would love to fight 'very talented' UFC champ Israel Adesanya

Gegard Mousasi is a firmly entrenched member of the Bellator roster these days, but that doesn’t stop him from keeping tabs on his former home in the UFC middleweight division.
Mousasi …read more

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Gegard Mousasi: Israel Adesanya ‘would be a good fight for me’

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Gegard Mousasi thinks he matches up well with UFC middleweight champ Israel Adesanya. Gegard Mousasi thinks he could be the …read more

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Gegard Mousasi Thinks He’d Match Up Well Against Israel Adesanya

Former Bellator middleweight champion Gegard Mousasi feels a clash with reigning UFC middleweight king Israel Adesanya would be a good fight for him. Mousasi looked to be on the cusp …read more

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Gegard Mousasi believes Israel Adesanya ‘would be a good fight’ for him

Gegard Mousasi believes he would have success against Israel Adesanya if they were to fight. Mousasi, who is the former Bellator middleweight champion, says he has sparred with people who …read more

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Derrick Lewis thanks Israel Adesanya for claiming the “most boring fight ever”

Derrick Lewis is thankful Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero have taken his spot with the most boring fight in MMA history. As the Coronavirus pandemic increases, “The Black Beast” spoke …read more

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Jon Jones throws shade at Israel Adesanya's win over Yoel Romero

Perhaps not surprisingly, you can consider UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is unimpressed by what he saw from middleweight champ Israel Adesanya in his win over Yoel Romero.
Earlier this …read more

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Jon Jones Praises Yoel Romero Following UFC 248 Loss

Jon Jones is “proud” of the way Yoel Romero fought Israel Adesanya. Earlier this month, Romero challenged Adesanya for the UFC middleweight championship. The five-round title bout headlined UFC 248. …read more

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Darren Till says he and Israel Adesanya ‘speak every day’

Darren Till says he and UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya “speak every day” — despite the fact they could end up colliding in the Octagon in the near future. Speaking …read more

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Darren Till Responds To Israel Adesanya Calling Him A ‘P*ssy’

Darren Till has offered a response to Israel Adesanya’s unfavorable remarks and he’s taking it in stride. Till is likely in for an August tilt with former UFC middleweight champion …read more

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Posted on March 16, 2020, 5:16 pm By
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Izzy Fans Are Crapping Their Pants

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight contender, Paulo Costa, is expected to fight reigning 185-pound kingpin, Israel Adesanya, at one of …read more

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Darren Till clarifies ‘fear’ of Yoel Romero, responds to Israel Adesanya calling him a ‘p*ssy’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Has Darren Till been pulling our legs about his supposed fear of Yoel Romero?
Each time the goliath Cuban is mentioned to the U.K. middleweight, Till …read more

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Hooker: Izzy & Volkanovski winning titles ‘makes it very attainable for me’

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“I have Alex Volkanovski and Israel Adesanya, walking around the gym with world title belts, and that makes it very attainable for me.” Dan …read more

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Sonnen on UFC 248 backlash: MMA fans have been ‘spoiled beyond belief’

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Chael Sonnen talks about the fan backlash on UFC 248’s headliner fight between Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero. Most fans who saw UFC 248’s …read more

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Jared Cannonier Isn’t As Harsh On Adesanya vs. Romero As Others

Don’t expect Jared Cannonier to bash the Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero title fight. At UFC 248, Adesanya put his UFC middleweight championship on the line against Romero. The title …read more

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Cormier: UFC 248 won’t affect Adesanya’s star power

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Former UFC dual champion Daniel Cormier isn’t expecting Israel Adesanya’s star power to dip, even after UFC 248. Many would agree that UFC …read more

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Jared Cannonier after watching Adesanya vs. Romero at UFC 248: I feel like I'm a better fighter

MMA fans may not have been overly entertained by Israel Adesanya’s win over Yoel Romero at this past weekend’s UFC 248 in Las Vegas, but one UFC middleweight was left …read more

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Chael Sonnen Blames Reaction To Adesanya vs. Romero On Spoiled Fans

Chael Sonnen believes fight fans have been spoiled and it explains the reaction to Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero. Romero vs. Adesanya took place this past Saturday night (March 7) …read more

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Chael Sonnen: Adesanya vs. Romero outrage due to MMA fans being ‘spoiled beyond belief’

MMA fans were pretty disappointed by the UFC 248 main event, which pitted middleweight champ Israel Adesanya against challenger Yoel Romero. Former fighter and MMA analyst Chael Sonnen believes that’s …read more

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Tyron Woodley Not A Fan Of Joe Rogan’s UFC 248 Commentary

Tyron Woodley feels the UFC is using Joe Rogan to ensure their “prima donna” Israel Adesanya doesn’t get criticized. Much has been made over the UFC 248 main event between …read more

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Posted on March 11, 2020, 4:16 pm By
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Morning Report: Daniel Cormier likens Israel. Adesanya’s UFC 248 performance to Anderson Silva, says it won’t affect his star power

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

On Saturday night at UFC 248 in Las Vegas, Israel Adesanya made the first defense of his middleweight title, taking on former title challenger Yoel …read more

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Michael Bisping Rips Adesanya vs. Romero: ‘That Was A Sh*tty Fight’

Michael Bisping was on the edge of his seat for the first round of Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero but that wasn’t the case by the end of the fight. …read more

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USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, March 10: Israel Adesanya keeps climbing

It’s true: Israel Adesanya’s unanimous decision victory over Yoel Romero at UFC 248 last Saturday won’t be remembered as the most thrilling main event in UFC history.
But here’s another truth: …read more

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Manager: Yoel Romero not done chasing titles, will be ready in 12 weeks

Yoel Romero is looking for a quick turnaround after his UFC 248 fight against Israel Adesanya. Although Romero was on a two-fight losing streak, he got the title shot due …read more

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Michael Bisping criticizes Israel Adesanya vs Yoel Romero: “It was sh*tty fight!”

The main event showdown between Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero at UFC 248 left some fans wanting more. On the flip side, other fans had enough including the former middleweight …read more

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Israel Adesanya explains why he wouldn’t alter strategy for booing crowd

This past weekend’s UFC 248 main event was lackluster for most, but middleweight champion Israel Adesanya still retained his title with an unanimous decision victory over Yoel Romero. While the …read more

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Darren Till reacts to Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero fight

Darren Till was as disappointed by the UFC 248 main event as the rest of us. The UFC 248 card, which went down last Saturday in Las Vegas, Nevada, was …read more

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Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa betting odds update

The online sportsbooks first released the odds for Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa last year, and now we have an update on them. After defeating Yoel Romero at UFC 241, …read more

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Insiders debate Conor McGregor's hurdle, Israel Adesanya regaining form

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s manager said there will be no rematch until Conor McGregor beats Justin Gaethje. Our panel discusses that and Paulo Costa’s impact on Israel Adesanya. …read more

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Darren Till Thinks Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero Was ‘Stale’

Like many, Darren Till feels Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero left a lot to be desired. Adesanya and Romero did battle for “The Last Stylebender’s” middleweight championship. After five rounds …read more

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Darren Till on ‘stale’ UFC 248 main event, ‘unbelievable’ co-main: ‘Give them five million each’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Darren Till wasn’t bowled over by Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero’s meeting at the weekend, but was nearly left speechless by the epic encounter between …read more

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Insiders debate Conor McGregor's hurdle, Israel Adesanya regaining form

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s manager said there will be no rematch until Conor McGregor beats Justin Gaethje. Our panel discusses that and Paulo Costa’s impact on Israel Adesanya. …read more

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UFC 248 Scorecard

Recap the big winners from UFC 248, including Zhang Weili, Joanna JEdrzejczyk and Israel Adesanya.
Read the Full Article Here …read more

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Israel Adesanya slams Yoel Romero for ruining “gifted” UFC 248 title shot

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya has slammed contender Yoel Romero for a poor performance in their title fight at UFC 248. Adesanya and Romero put on one of the worst …read more

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Adesanya wants to fight Costa in July, promises KO victory

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“I already know how that fight’s going to go. I’m going to sleep that guy.” Israel Adesanya is moving on from UFC 248 to …read more

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Israel Adesanya unapologetic for UFC 248 performance

Israel Adesanya already is looking past his lackluster bout with Yoel Romero and anticipating an entertaining Paulo Costa matchup. …read more

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‘Big’ John McCarthy Feels Judges Missed 10-10 Score In Adesanya vs. Romero

Former referee and current Bellator color commentator “Big” John McCarthy believes the judges missed the boat on the opening round of Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero. Adesanya put his UFC …read more

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UFC 248 final salaries: Israel Adesanya, Yoel Romero top event

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya was the top disclosed earner when checks were cut after UFC 248.
Adesanya’s guaranteed $500,000 purse topped the list of …read more

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UFC 248 Salaries: Middleweight Champ Israel Adesanya Earns Event-High $500,000 Payday

Middleweight champion Israel Adesanya didn’t author the most memorable performance at UFC 248, but he did earn the biggest paycheck at Saturday’s event. …read more

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Posted on March 9, 2020, 8:16 pm By
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Paulo Costa thinks UFC champ Israel Adesanya might find way to avoid fighting him

LAS VEGAS – Paulo Costa doesn’t think Israel Adesanya wants to fight him.
Adesanya retained his middleweight title this past Saturday at UFC 248 with a unanimous decision win over Yoel …read more

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UFC 248 medical suspensions: Israel Adesanya needs his feet checked out

Israel Adesanya is one of six fighters in need of further evaluation after UFC 248.
The UFC middleweight champion Adesanya (19-0 MMA, 8-0 UFC), who defended his title in a unanimous …read more

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UFC 248 salaries: Israel Adesanya takes home good chunk of total payout

Middleweight champion Israel Adesanya was the highest earner at UFC 248, taking home more than twice as much disclosed pay as the card’s other defending champ.
Adesanya (19-0 MMA, 8-0 UFC) …read more

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UFC 248 fighter salaries: Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero eclipse payroll

Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero didn’t exactly light up the crowd at UFC 248, but they did light up the fighter payroll.
The two fought a rather lackluster affair. Romero held …read more

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John McCarthy says Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero should have included 10-10 round

Bellator commentator and MMA official John McCarthy believes that there should have been a 10-10 round scored in the Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero title fight at UFC 248. Adesanya …read more

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Yoel Romero takes post-fight dig at Israel Adesanya, proclaims himself the “people’s champ”

Yoel Romero and Israel Adesanya’s UFC 248 middleweight title fight failed to live up to expectations, and both fighters seem to agree it’s because the other was afraid. Romero suggested …read more

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Israel Adesanya feels he proved Yoel Romero isn’t ‘made of steel’

Israel Adesanya believes that he proved Yoel Romero isn’t “made of steel” at UFC 248. Adesanya, the UFC middleweight champion, defended his title against Romero in the card’s main event, …read more

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Ariel Helwani's MMA Show to feature Israel Adesanya, Zhang Weili, Bob Arum

Israel Adesanya and Zhang Weili will discuss their title defenses while Bob Arum will address a Tyson Fury-Deontay Wilder trilogy. …read more

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Israel Adesanya blasts Paulo Costa after UFC 248: ‘I’m going to sleep that guy’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

It may not have been his greatest fight, but Israel Adesanya walked into UFC 248 as champion and he’s leaving the same way.
“The Last Stylebender” …read more

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What’s next for the stars of UFC 248?

In the main event of UFC 248, Israel Adesanya was looking to defend his middleweight title against the divisions ‘boogeyman’ in Yoel Romero. The co-main attraction saw Weili Zhang looking …read more

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Adesanya Blames Romero For Boring UFC 248 Fight

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Everyone agrees that the UFC 248 main event between Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero was boring, but Adesanya puts the blame squarely on Romero. There’s …read more

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Adesanya mocks Romero following lackluster title bout at UFC 248

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Israel Adesanya makes light of his lackluster decision win over Yoel Romero at UFC 248. UFC 248’s Israel Adesanya has responded to criticism of …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Israel Adesanya, Zhang Weili and UFC 248's key winning fighters?

(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Yoel Romero, Joanna Jedrzejczyk after UFC 248 losses?)
After every event, fans wonder whom the winners will be matched up with next.
With another …read more

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6 biggest takeaways from UFC 248: Adesanya's effort, Jedrzejczyk's heartbreak and more

What mattered most at UFC 248 in Las Vegas? Here are a few post-fight musings …
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1. Israel Adesanya not to blame
One of the primary storylines coming …read more

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UFC 248: Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero recap video



Watch the recap and highlights from UFC 248: Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero from Saturday’s event at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero headlined the UFC …read more

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7 Takeaways From UFC 248

UFC 248 was a night of firsts for both Israel Adesanya and Weili Zhang. Both champions were able to retain their titles and one was able to deliver a little …read more

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Dana White Blames Yoel Romero for Forgettable UFC 248 Headliner

It takes two to tango, but neither Israel Adesanya nor Yoel Romero appeared to be very interested in engaging with one another in Saturday’s UFC 248 headliner. …read more

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Costa slams ‘fragile’ and ‘shameful champion’ Adesanya after UFC 248

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Paulo Costa continues to lambast Israel Adesanya after seeing the latter’s performance at UFC 248. The hype behind UFC 248’s headliner between …read more

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Paulo Costa Vows to Make ‘Shameful Champion’ Israel Adesanya ‘Cry Like a Baby’

The No. 1 contender for the middleweight crown sat cageside during the UFC 248 headliner between Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero, and he was none too impressed by what he …read more

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Paulo Costa calls Israel Adesanya ‘the most shameful champion I have seen ever’ at UFC 248

Paulo Costa | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The crowd at T-Mobile Arena had a harsh reception for the UFC 248 main event bout between Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero.
Paulo …read more

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Justin Gaethje and Rafael dos Anjos were not onboard with the scoring of last night’s UFC 248 main event

UFC lightweight Justin Gaethje and welterweight Rafael dos Anjos were among those who though Yoel Romero should have earned a decision over Israel Adesanya. Adesanya defeated Romero via close unanimous …read more

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Video: Reaction to Israel Adesanya, Zhang Weili title defenses at UFC 248

LAS VEGAS – MMA Junkie was on site all week for UFC 248, and staff reporters Mike Bohn, Nolan King and Danny Segura have you covered with a recap of …read more

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Israel Adesanya wanted to fight the monster, until it came time to fight the monster

Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

The thing about predicting legacy, talking trash and swaggering around the cage is that it’s all good when you’re putting on a show and …read more

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Paulo Costa trashes Israel Adesanya, says fight with Yoel Romero ‘was sh*t’

UFC middleweight contender Paulo Costa says he was ashamed of the UFC 248 main event stinker between Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero. Adesanya defeated Romero via a close unanimous decision …read more

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Romero blames Adesanya: He was ‘running’ like ‘Usain Bolt’

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Yoel Romero has some words for Israel Adesanya’s performance at UFC 248. For most observers, the main event title fight, between Yoel Romero …read more

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Israel Adesanya fires back at Yoel Romero for lackluster performance: ‘I came to fight, he came to merengue’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Israel Adesanya won’t claim his performance at UFC 248 was the best of his career, but he also believes a big part of the blame …read more

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Photo: Check out the judges scorecards for Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero

The judges’ scorecards for the UFC 248 main event between Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero tell the story of a close, but clear decision win for the champ. Not much …read more

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White: ‘The Fight Sucked’

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After UFC 248, the UFC president made it very clear what he thought of the main event between Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero … …read more

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Dana White praises ‘smart’ Israel Adesanya, slams Yoel Romero

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UFC president Dana White gives his take on the main event title fight between champion Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero. Many expected fireworks for …read more

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Paulo Costa after UFC 248: Israel Adesanya 'is the most shameful champion I have ever seen'

LAS VEGAS – Paulo Costa was not impressed with Israel Adesanya’s title defense at UFC 248 and promises to unseat the middleweight champion when they fight later this year.
Costa (13-0 …read more

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After UFC 248 loss, Yoel Romero critical of Israel Adesanya’s strategy: ‘You want to see running, go see Usain Bolt’

Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The main event of UFC 248 was a major letdown and Yoel Romero is putting the onus on Israel …read more

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UFC 248, The Morning After: The Emperor With No Clothes

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Here’s what you may have missed from last night! Israel Adesanya did exactly what he was supposed to do last night.
In the pre-fight hype …read more

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Israel Adesanya already can't wait for Paulo Costa clash: 'I'm going to sleep that guy'

LAS VEGAS – His victory over Yoel Romero didn’t deliver the fireworks many had hoped for or expected, but UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya says he doesn’t expect the same …read more

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Dana White ‘shocked’ over Yoel Romero’s UFC 248 performance against Israel Adesanya

Dana White | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

On Saturday night, UFC 248 was well on its way to being the frontrunner for Event of the Year, until the main …read more

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UFC 248 post-fight show

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

LAS VEGAS — MMA Fighting’s Jose Youngs and Alex Savas break down all the top storylines coming from UFC 248, including Israel Adesanya and Zhang …read more

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UFC 248 Post-fight Press Conference: Israel Adesanya

Hear what Israel Adesanya had to say at the UFC 248 Post-Fight Press Conference in Las Vegas.
UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya made the first defense of his title in the …read more

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Israel Adesanya reacts to UFC 248 victory against Yoel Romero

Tonight Israel Adesanya headlined UFC 248 in a blockbuster showdown against Yoel Romero. “The Last Stylebender” set out to defend his title for the first time since claiming it from …read more

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Dana White regrets booking Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero: 'Probably shouldn’t have done that fight'

LAS VEGAS – Dana White wasn far from pleased with the UFC 248 main event and didn’t hold back in making that known.
The UFC president was disappointed with how Israel …read more

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Video recap: Adesanya wins uneventful decision against Romero

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In a fight that never got out of first gear, Israel Adesanya defeated Yoel Romero by unanimous decision in the main event of UFC 248. …read more

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UFC 248 Post-fight Press Conference: Dana White

Following Saturday’s UFC 248 pay-per-view event, UFC president Dana White reflected on the fights and fielded questions from the media.
Middleweight champion Israel Adesanya retained his title in the fight card’s …read more

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Dana White: Yoel Romero 'looked terrible,' is to blame for lackluster UFC 248 main event

LAS VEGAS – Many spectators at T-Mobile Arena weren’t happy with the UFC 248 main event between middleweight champion Israel Adesanya and challenger Yoel Romero. UFC president Dana White was …read more

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Insiders debate UFC 248: Where does Zhang-Joanna rank among the best fights ever?

Just how good was Saturday’s co-main event, and what happened with Israel Adesanya’s anticipated action fight? …read more

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Dana White reacts to Israel Adesanya’s UFC 248 victory against Yoel Romero

Dana White has reacted to tonight’s UFC 248 main event title fight between Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero. In the highly anticipated headliner, “The Last Stylebender” defended his belt for …read more

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Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero’s peers all over the board on lackluster UFC 248 main event

The UFC 248 main event between middleweight champion Israel Adesanya and challenger Yoel Romero was perplexing, if nothing else.
Highly criticized for the lack of engagement in the fight – …read more

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Not surprisingly, Weili Zhang and Joanna Jedrzejczyk claim UFC 248 Fight of the Night

The UFC 248 main event may have fizzled, but the co-main event delivered even beyond expectations.
Israel Adesanya defended his middleweight championship for the first time in a lackluster affair against …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

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