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Paulo Costa lashes out at Israel Adesanya for making 9/11 reference in trash talk

Paulo Costa couldn’t allow Israel Adesanya to go unchecked for his questionable remark during Friday’s UFC 248 press conference.
Ahead of Adesanya’s scheduled middleweight title defense against Yoel Romero on March …read more

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Israel Adesanya on Yoel Romero: 'I'll touch him enough times and eventually he'll crumble like the Twin Towers'

Israel Adesanya will look to do what no one has done in the UFC to Yoel Romero.
UFC middleweight champion Adesanya (18-0 MMA, 7-0 UFC) defends his title in the UFC …read more

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Israel Adesanya threatens to fight Darren Till or Jared Cannonier if Yoel Romero misses weight

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UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya said he’ll “probably” deny Yoel Romero a second title fight in the event the challenger misses weight for UFC …read more

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Israel Adesanya says he'll face backup fighter if Yoel Romero misses weight at UFC 248

Making 185 pounds isn’t an easy process for Cuban contender Yoel Romero, but current champ Israel Adesanya isn’t willing to do him any favors ahead of their matchup at UFC …read more

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UFC 248 press conference video

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

At the UFC 248 press conference, UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero will discuss their upcoming showdown.
The video is expected to begin at …read more

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5 burning questions heading into UFC on ESPN+ 26

New Zealand is the hippest of MMA hotspots these days. Auckland’s world-class gym, City Kickboxing, has captured two UFC championships in the past year, with Israel Adesanya taking the middleweight …read more

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UFC 248: ‘Romero vs Adesanya’ Fight Card and Start Times

The next UFC pay-per-view on the calendar is the stacked UFC 248 card in Las Vegas, Nevada, scheduled for March 7.
In the main event, Israel Adesanya will fight Yoel Romero …read more

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Referee, Judging Assignments Set For UFC 248

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Reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya, will defend his 185-pound title against brick-fisted Cuban powerhouse, Yoel Romero, in …read more

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UFC 248 referees, judges set for Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero, Weili Zhang vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk

Two title fights set for UFC 248 now have their respective officiating teams.
The Nevada Athletic Commission, which will regulate UFC 248 next month, announced the referees and judges for the …read more

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Referees, Judges Selected for UFC 248 Championship Bouts

Dan Miragliotta will be the third man in the cage when Israel Adesanya defends his middleweight crown against Yoel Romero in the UFC 248 headliner. …read more

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Referees, judges selected for Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero, Zhang Weili vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 248

Israel Adesanya | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The referees and judges working the two title fights headlining UFC 248 on March 7 in Las Vegas have been selected.
The Nevada …read more

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Darren Till hopes to get visa in time to serve as backup for Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero

Darren Till is eager to fight on March 7 but has encountered a few hurdles trying to get there.
Till (18-2-1 MMA, 6-2-1 UFC) was intending on stepping in for Robert …read more

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Darren Till Willing To Serve As Backup Fighter For Adesanya-Romero At UFC 248

Darren Till is hoping to be the backup fighter for the middleweight title fight between Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero at UFC 248. Originally, Till wanted to fight Jared Cannonier …read more

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Darren Till willing to serve as backup for Adesanya-Romero title fight

If disaster strikes, and Israel Adesanya or Yoel Romero is unable to make it to the cage for their UFC 248 title fight, Darren Till hopes to be ready to …read more

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City Kickboxing Coach Outlines Plan for Israel Adesanya to Face Stipe Miocic

Israel Adesanya apparently has designs on moving up in weight once he extends his reign at middleweight, but the targeted opponent does not reside in the division one might expect. …read more

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Morning Report: Eugene Bareman: Israel Adesanya ‘will definitely look to challenge’ Stipe Miocic if he can ‘get the business done at middleweight’

2019 was a phenomenal year for Israel Adesanya, who not only won the UFC middlweight title but also took home Fighter of the Year honors. But according to City Kickboxing’s …read more

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MMA's week out of the cage: Israel Adesanya honored as New Zealand 'Sportsman of the Year'

Social media has become a significant part of the sporting landscape. But few, if any, professional sports match the level of interaction and personal access provided by MMA.
In an individual …read more

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Posted on February 17, 2020, 12:16 am By
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WATCH: Israel Adesanya's moving speech after winning 'Sportsman of the Year' in New Zealand

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya made history when he became the first combat sports athlete to be named “New Zealand Sportsman of the Year” at the 57th annual Halberg Awards.
Adesanya …read more

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Manager Doesn’t Think Jon Jones vs. Israel Adesanya Is Realistic Anytime Soon

Jon Jones’ manager isn’t sold on the possibility of his fighter taking on Israel Adesanya anytime soon. Many fans are expecting Jones, who holds the UFC light heavyweight gold, to …read more

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Posted on February 13, 2020, 10:46 pm By
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Manager Abe Kawa on Israel Adesanya's 'mind deal' to fight Jon Jones: 'There's no deal anywhere'

Israel Adesanya’s desire to one day share the cage with Jon Jones may be a reality in the Kiwi’s mind, but it’s not a reality anywhere else.
At least, that’s the …read more

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Israel Adesanya explains how he will counteract Yoel Romero’s wrestling

Israel Adesanya knows he’s in for a challenge when he faces Yoel Romero at UFC 248. But the middleweight champion believes he has his opponent’s number and knows what it …read more

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VIDEO | Israel Adesanya delivers impassioned speech after winning New Zealand Sportsman of the Year award

This week, UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya received a massive honor in his homeland, winning the award for New Zealand Sportsman of the Year.
In victory, Adesanya delivered a lengthy and …read more

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Posted on February 13, 2020, 3:16 pm By
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Adesanya Wins New Zealand Sportsman of the Year

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya, won “New Zealand Sportsman of the Year” at the 57th ISPS Handa Halberg Awards, the first …read more

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Morning Report: Israel Adesanya wins New Zealand Sportsman of the Year award, gives speech honoring combat sports legends

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

2019 was a phenomenal year for Israel Adesanya. First, defeated Anderson Silva with a Fight of the Night performance at UFC 234. Then he claimed …read more

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Darren Till shares hilarious DM from Israel Adesanya

Israel Adesanya is the reigning UFC middleweight champion. Darren Till is one of the division’s top contenders. As such, the pair are very likely to share the cage in the …read more

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Adesanya: Jones is ‘still great, but he’s washed up now’

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UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya comments on Jon Jones’ performance at UFC 247 over the weekend. UFC middleweight champion Israel …read more

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Israel Adesanya says Jon Jones is ‘washed up’ after UFC 247 performance

Israel Adesanya was not impressed by Jon Jones’ performance at UFC 247.
In the main event of UFC 247, Jones edged out a decision win over Dominick Reyes, in a bout …read more

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UFC betting odds: Jon Jones favored to fight Corey Anderson next

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Check out these exclusive future betting odds for Jon Jones’ next potential matchup, including Israel Adesanya, Dominick Reyes, and Brock Lesnar. …read more

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Dana White reveals backup plan for Yoel Romero vs. Israel Adesanya at UFC 248

Dana White has a backup plan in case Yoel Romero or Israel Adesanya are forced to withdraw from their slated middleweight title fight at UFC 248.
The UFC’s reigning middleweight champion, …read more

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Israel Adesanya reacts to Jon Jones defeating Dominick Reyes at UFC 247

Israel Adesanya was clearly keeping an eye on tonight’s UFC 247 main event between Jon Jones and Dominick Reyes.
Reyes, now 12-1 in MMA, was challenging Jones for the promotions coveted …read more

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Israel Adesanya on Yoel Romero getting title shot off two losses: '(Expletive) records'

HOUSTON – When the UFC announced Israel Adesanya would headline UFC 248 with a middleweight title defense against Yoel Romero, there were two general lines of thinking about the matchup:

This …read more

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Video: Adesanya and Romero have dance off at presser

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Only Yoel Romero could do a backflip and the splits at 42-years old. Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero had an unexpected …read more

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UFC 248: Israel Adesanya vs.Yoel Romero Press Conference Video

Middleweight champion Israel Adesanya puts his title on the line for the first time against Yoel Romero in the UFC 248 main event on March 7 at T-Mobile Arena in …read more

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Israel Adesanya reveals when, where he wants to fight Jon Jones but for now ‘enough of that motherf*cker’ 

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Israel Adesanya already has a date and location in mind for a super fight showdown against Jon Jones, but for now he’s putting the UFC …read more

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UFC 248 first face-off: Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero dance off



Following a highly entertaining press conference, UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya and the man he will next defend his belt against, Yoel Romero, faced off for their first staredown since …read more

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Jon Jones On Israel Adesanya: ‘He’s Not Some Special Guy’

Jon Jones continues to be dismissive of Israel Adesanya’s hype train. Jones and Adesanya are both scheduled for separate title bouts. “Bones” will put his UFC light heavyweight gold on …read more

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Posted on February 7, 2020, 10:16 pm By
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UFC 248: Adesanya vs Romero press conference video

Ahead of the UFC 247: Jones vs Reyes ceremonial weigh-ins, UFC will host a press conference featuring Dana White, UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya, and challenger Yoel Romero.
Watch it live …read more

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Jones would ‘slap’ Adesanya: He’s very human, not some special guy

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Jon Jones isn’t too keen on fighting Israel Adesanya any time soon. Over the last few months, there have been …read more

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UFC 248 press conference video

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

At the UFC 248 press conference, UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya, Yoel Romero and UFC president Dana White will answer questions from the media Friday. …read more

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The Level Change Podcast 58: UFC 247 preview, Adesanya willing to go to HW for Jones fight

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Episode 58 discussion: UFC 247 predictions, Israel Adesanya is willing to jump to heavyweight for a fight with Jones, UFC 246 does …read more

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Israel Adesanya: Jon Jones ‘needs me if he wants to stay relevant’

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“I don’t need him. Actually, I’ll say he needs me if he wants to stay relevant.” Israel Adesanya is planning to …read more

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Jon Jones believes he is a bigger draw than Israel Adesanya, even in Australia

This weekend at UFC 247, light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will fight to defend his title for the 14th time against Dominick Reyes. The 205-pound athletes will collide at the …read more

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Jon Jones likes fighting outside Vegas, bets he'd draw bigger than Israel Adesanya in Australia

1 2HOUSTON – UFC 247 is set to do big business at the box office Saturday, according to the promotion.
Seeing these impressive numbers makes UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones …read more

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Chael Sonnen Thinks Jon Jones vs. Israel Adesanya Could Be A Non-Title Catchweight Fight

If Jon Jones vs. Israel Adesanya does indeed happen, Chael Sonnen thinks it may be a non-title fight and a catchweight bout. Jones and Adesanya have been going back-and-forth at …read more

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Israel Adesanya: Jon Jones needs me in order to stay relevant

It’s UFC 247 fight week, and Jon Jones continues to be asked about Israel Adesanya.
Jones (25-1 MMA, 19-1 UFC), the UFC light heavyweight champion, puts his title on the line …read more

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Chael Sonnen wonders if Jon Jones vs. Israel Adesanya would be at catchweight

Chael Sonnen isn’t predicting that Jon Jones vs. Israel Adesanya would take place at a catchweight but he wouldn’t be surprised if it does.
Jones and Adesanya have gone back-and-forth to …read more

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Adesanya says he will ‘chase’ Jones if he moves to heavyweight

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Even if Jon Jones does move up to heavyweight, a fight with Israel Adesanya is still on the cards. Israel Adesanya said he is prepared …read more

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Jon Jones says ‘child’ Israel Adesanya won’t be a challenge if they fight

Jon Jones doesn’t believe Israel Adesanya wants to fight him, but if they do scrap, it apparently won’t be a challenge for him.
“Bones” is set to defend his light heavyweight …read more

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Jon Jones on his maturity, Israel Adesanya beef and moving up to heavyweight

Jon Jones opened up about his life in and out of the Octagon as he prepares to defend his title against Dominick Reyes. …read more

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Dana White open to booking Israel Adesanya vs. Jon Jones under the right circumstances

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Israel Adesanya still has some work to do at middleweight, but he could eventually earn his way to a showdown with Jon Jones in the …read more

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Israel Adesanya willing to ‘hunt’ Jon Jones at heavyweight

Israel Adesanya | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

As far as Israel Adesanya is concerned, there’s nowhere that Jon Jones can hide.
The UFC middleweight champion has stated on multiple occasions …read more

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Super Bowl video: Yoel Romero says Israel Adesanya is an easy fight

KnockOut Radio’s Randy Harris caught up with Yoel Romero at the 2020 Super Bowl radio row. Yoel reacts to Israel Adesanya, saying that he’s an easy fight, as they will …read more

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Israel Adesanya eyes future title defense against Darren Till in a stadium in London

Israel Adesanya knows he will fight Darren Till one day.
Adesanya, is set for his first title defense against Yoel Romero at UFC 248, in a fight that he believes will …read more

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‘Last Stylebender’ Willing To Chase Jones At Heavyweight

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The rivalry between current UFC champions Jon Jones and Israel Adesanya is arguably stronger than ever, but that doesn’t mean …read more

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Israel Adesanya on Yoel Romero bout: ‘I’ll make it look easy’

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Israel Adesanya is ready to prove his doubters wrong, again, at UFC 248 when he takes on Yoel Romero. UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya …read more

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Israel Adesanya says Jon Jones can ‘run to heavyweight’, but he will hunt him down regardless

Israel Adesanya wants to cement his legacy as the greatest pound-for-pound fighter of all time. To do so, Adesanya believes he needs to face the light heavyweight champion Jon Jones.
In …read more

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Jorge Masvidal warns Israel Adesanya of Yoel Romero’s power: ‘You might wake up in a recovery bed’

Jorge Masvidal believes Yoel Romero will defeat Israel Adesanya to win the promotions middleweight title.
Adesanya had publicly called out Yoel Romero for his first title defense after Paulo Costa got …read more

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Israel Adesanya says he’ll make Yoel Romero fight ‘look easy’

Israel Adesanya is full of confidence ahead of his title fight against Yoel Romero.
In the main event of UFC 248, Adesanya will look to defend his title for the first …read more

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Kamaru Usman Rules Out Ever Fighting Khabib & Israel Adesanya

Don’t expect Kamaru Usman to ever share the Octagon with Khabib Nurmagomedov or Israel Adesanya. Usman has a strong bond with both Khabib Nurmagomedov and Israel Adesanya in different ways. …read more

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Adesanya: Yoel Romero Not As Tough As Kelvin Gastelum

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Reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya, has already faced some pretty stiff competition at 185 pounds, including his …read more

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Morning Report: Israel Adesanya on his fight with Yoel Romero: ‘I’ll make it look easy’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Let it never be said that Israel Adesanya is not a fighting champion.
Since joining the UFC in 2018, Adesanya has fought seven times.After winning the …read more

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Kamaru Usman: I would never fight Khabib or Adesanya

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Kamaru Usman explains why he would turn down fights with Khabib Nurmagomedov and Israel Adesanya. Kamaru Usman has no intention of …read more

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VIDEO | Watch Israel Adesanya react to Conor McGregor’s win at UFC 246

Conor McGregor’s return to the Octagon garnered priceless reactions from the MMA community. That included fellow MMA superstar, Israel Adesanya, who reacted to ‘The Notorious” 40-second victory against Donald Cerrone …read more

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Israel Adesanya praises Kobe Bryant: ‘Mamba Mentality is worldwide’

Israel Adesanya is one of many top MMA fighters to pay tribute to NBA legend Kobe Bryant, who passed away in a helicopter crash on Sunday.
Adesanya shared his thoughts on …read more

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Kamaru Usman explains why he’ll never fight Israel Adesanya or Khabib Nurmagomedov

Kamaru Usman is not interested in moving up in weight to fight Israel Adesanya or taking on Khabib Nurmagomedov.
Usman, who is the current UFC welterweight champion made it very clear …read more

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Israel Adesanya pays tribute to Kobe Bryant: 'I don't follow basketball, I just follow greatness'

Israel Adesanya admits that he doesn’t follow basketball, but that doesn’t mean that Kobe Bryant hasn’t left an impact on him, too.
UFC middleweight champion Adesanya, who’s preparing for his upcoming …read more

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Daniel Cormier Unsure Of Israel Adesanya’s Chances Against Jon Jones

Daniel Cormier believes Israel Adesanya would have quite the test in front of him if he faces Jon Jones in the future. Much has been made of a potential clash …read more

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Kamaru Usman not interested in facing fellow UFC champs Khabib Nurmagomedov, Israel Adesanya

Don’t expect UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman to participate in a superfight against another current titleholder unless a belt changes hands.
In a time where being a dual-champion is all the …read more

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WATCH: Israel Adesanya’s Live Reaction To Conor McGregor’s UFC 246 Win

Footage has been released of Israel Adesanya’s live reaction to Conor McGregor’s UFC 246 victory. Adesanya and McGregor are both under the same management team, Paradigm Sports Management. In the …read more

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VIDEO | Israel Adesanya links up with comedian Tom Segura to trash talk Yoel Romero

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya has already proved he doesn’t need any help in the trash talking department, but he’s decided to enlist some anyway.
Adesanya recently linked up with comedian …read more

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Costa bashes Adesanya for taking fight with Romero

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Paulo Costa has trashed Israel Adesanya for accepting a fight with Yoel Romero. UFC middleweight Paulo Costa thinks Israel Adesanya has made a …read more

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UFC 248 official with Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero headlining

UFC returns to T-Mobile Arena with two thrilling world championship bouts. Undefeated middleweight champion Israel Adesanya goes for another show-stealing performance against No. 3 ranked contender Yoel Romero. Strawweight champion …read more

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Yoel Romero’s Manager Explains Why UFC Title Shot Against Israel Adesanya Makes Sense

Yoel Romero’s manager is going to bat for his fighter ahead of UFC 248. On March 7, Romero will challenge Israel Adesanya for the UFC middleweight championship. The bout has …read more

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Dana White Lays Out What Has To Happen For Jon Jones vs. Israel Adesanya To Take Place

UFC president Dana White has discussed what needs to happen for Jon Jones vs. Israel Adesanya to become a reality. Jones and Adesanya both have their next title defenses set. …read more

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Manager explains how Yoel Romero got UFC 248 title shot vs. Israel Adesanya off two losses

LAS VEGAS – Yoel Romero is set to become the first fighter in UFC history to challenge for a championship following consecutive losses when he goes for the middleweight belt …read more

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Dana White outlines timeline of potential Israel Adesanya vs. Jon Jones superfight

UFC president Dana White has outlined the timeline of a potential superfight between UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya and UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones.
Adesanya and Jones have gone back-and-forth …read more

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UFC Boss Dana White Urges Paulo Costa To Slow Down After Surgery

UFC president Dana White feels Paulo Costa is trying to rush things following surgery. Costa was set to meet Israel Adesanya next for the UFC middleweight title. Those plans changed …read more

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Dana White scolds Paulo Costa: ‘Pump the brakes’

When Paulo Costa defeated Yoel Romero in August of 2019, the expectation was that he’d get the next crack at UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya. Unfortunately for Costa, an injury …read more

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Israel Adesanya reacts to Conor McGregor’s win at UFC 246: ‘That was gangster’

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya was very impressed with Conor McGregor’s knockout win over Donal Cerrone at UFC 246.
“The Last Stylebender” watched UFC 246 from his home in Auckland, New …read more

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Latest UFC 248 Fight Card, ESPN+ Line Up

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It’s a championship doubleheader for UFC 248 as middleweight kingpin, Israel Adesanya, defends his 185-pound belt against power-punching title contender, Yoel Romero. Elsewhere on …read more

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Israel Adesanya digs Conor McGregor 'gangster' shoulder strikes

His first middleweight title defence at last on the books, Israel Adesanya may just take a little inspiration from Conor McGregor into his UFC 248 showdown with Cuban Yoel Romero. …read more

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Opening betting odds released for Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero at UFC 248

The opening betting odds have been released for the upcoming title fight between UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya and challenger Yoel Romero at UFC 248.
The UFC made the long-rumored middleweight …read more

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‘Stylebender’ Slight Betting Favorite Over Romero

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President, Dana White, recently rubber-stamped the middleweight title fight between reigning division kingpin, Israel Adesanya, and …read more

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Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero Locked In For UFC 248

Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero will collide just before the spring season begins. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto reported that UFC president Dana White has confirmed Adesanya vs. Romero is a lock …read more

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Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero Locked In For UFC 248

Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero will collide just before the spring season begins. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto reported that UFC president Dana White has confirmed that Adesanya vs. Romero is a …read more

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Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero official for UFC 248 main event

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Israel Adesanya will get his wish.
The middleweight champion will make his first title defense against Yoel Romero in the UFC 248 main event on March …read more

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Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero official for UFC 248

Israel Adesanya’s first title defense is set as he will headline UFC 248 against the man he has been calling out, Yoel Romero.
According to Brett Okamoto of ESPN, Adesanya vs. …read more

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Israel Adesanya defends middleweight title against Yoel Romero at UFC 248

Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero asked and they received.
Adesanya (18-0 MMA, 7-0 UFC) will defend his UFC middleweight title against Romero (13-4 MMA, 9-4 UFC) in the main event of …read more

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Israel Adesanya curious about Paulo Costa's quick recovery from biceps injury

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya is confused – or maybe just curious.
Adesanya remains focused on making his first title defense March 7 at UFC 248 in Las Vegas. The only …read more

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Paulo Costa Could Return Soon, But UFC President Doesn’t Want To Rush It

Paulo Costa insists he’s ready to return soon but UFC president Dana White is being patient. It’s no secret that the UFC is looking at booking Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel …read more

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Paulo Costa says Israel Adesanya is easier fight than Uriah Hall

Top contender Paulo Costa says that believes UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya is an easier fight for him than Uriah Hall was.
Costa knocked out Hall at UFC 226 in July …read more

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Paulo Costa: Israel Adesanya Is ‘Easier Than Uriah Hall’

Paulo Costa says he isn’t impressed with Israel Adesanya and even thinks he’d be an easier fight than Uriah Hall. Costa is expected to sit on the sidelines for Adesanya’s …read more

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Costa says Israel Adesanya is ‘easier than Uriah Hall,’ will root for Romero at UFC 248

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Paulo Costa would like a rematch against Yoel Romerto, but with the middleweight title on the line this time around. Even though he is …read more

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Israel Adesanya opens as betting favorite over Yoel Romero

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UFC middleweight champ Israel Adesanya has opened as the betting favorite over Yoel Romero. In news that should come as a surprise to absolutely …read more

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Israel Adesanya unleashes scathing critique of Jon Jones’ legacy: ‘You’re a steroid cheat’

Israel Adesanya made quite an entrance for his UFC 243 middleweight title fight with Robert Whittaker. While many fans celebrated his elaborate walkout, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was …read more

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Morning Report: Israel Adesanya to Jon Jones: ‘People are going to remember you because you’re a drug cheat’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

It may be 2020, but the beef between Israel Adesanya and Jon Jones is far from buried.
Last year, Jones and Adesanya had one of the …read more

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MMA SQUARED, Stories of 2019: Israel Adesanya, birth of a star

The man went from haughty kickboxer to MMA wunderkind in two years. 2018 was a breakout year for Israel Adesanya and the man only outdid himself in 2019. …read more

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Israel Adesanya says Yoel Romero fight is a done deal

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“The fight’s done,” claims UFC middleweight champ Israel Adesanya. According to newly-crowned UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya, the Yoel Romero fight …read more

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Adesanya Delays Jones Fight Until 2021

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Jon Jones and Israel Adesanya did such a good job of trash talking each other that I actually thought the …read more

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Israel Adesanya says Yoel Romero fight is ‘done’

Israel Adesanya will make his first defense of the UFC middleweight title opposite former title challenger Yoel Romero.
The bout has been rumored for some time, and Adesanya made it official …read more

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