When speaking to the media Tuesday at the brand new UFC Apex facility in Las Vegas, UFC boss Dana White hinted at the expected title unification bout between middleweight champion …read more
It pays to be a “champ champ.”
On Wednesday, ESPN announced its nominees for the 2019 ESPY Awards ceremony, which takes place July 10 in Los Angeles. Traditionally, MMA fighters have …read more
Kelvin Gastelum makes his prediction for the proposed title unification bout between Robert Whittaker and Israel Adesanya. No matter what happens between Israel Adesanya and Robert Whittaker, a Gastelum-Adesanya rematch …read more
At UFC 234, Robert Whittaker was set to defend his middleweight title against Kelvin Gastelum. It would have been the first time that the Aussie would have defended his belt. …read more
Israel Adesanya left Nigeria as a boy, but this past week returned as a UFC champion to a hero’s welcome.
One month after besting Kelvin Gastelum to win the UFC interim …read more
Israel Adesanya has taken aim at the current middleweight champion Robert Whittaker, mocking his heritage.
The Twitter image and caption posted by Adesanya mocks Whittaker ahead of their unification title bout …read more
Despite the very best efforts of the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), there are still fighters in the UFC attempting to use performance enhancing drugs. Over the last few months, …read more
You might not want to do steroids anywhere in the vicinity of Israel Adesanya. And you certainly don’t want to tell him you’re doing steroids or dare to offer him …read more
Ultimate Fighting Championship interim middleweight champ Israel Adesanya took to Twitter and criticized former title challenger Yoel Romero for his inability to win a belt as well as his history …read more
Last week, UFC interim middleweight champ Israel Adesanya took a shot at Yoel Romero on Twitter, questioning the Cuban wrestler’s accomplishments and criticizing him for his previous weight cutting issues. …read more
The life of a professional fighter isn’t all glitz and glamour.
As if getting punched, kicked, kneed, choked and twisted into a pretzel on a regular basis isn’t enough, fighters …read more
Israel Adesanya responds to the haters on social media. Israel Adesanya is getting sick of fans criticising him for having never fought Yoel Romero.
The newly-crowned interim UFC middleweight champion recently …read more
UFC interim middleweight champion Israel Adesanya’s next order of business is to unify with undisputed champ Robert Whittaker, but is the foundation already being laid for a different fight after …read more
Israel Adesanya is on top of the world after his massive UFC interim middleweight title victory at UFC 236 in Atlanta, Georgia in early April. However, that doesn’t make him …read more
OTTAWA, Ontario – UFC middleweight Derek Brunson is approaching his fight with Elias Theodorou with a mantra: don’t rush.
“I can look back on some of my fights, (and) even the …read more
OTTAWA — Derek Brunson speaks to the media at UFC Ottawa about how he’ll make Elias Theodorou fight his style of fight, what went wrong in his loss to Israel …read more
Generally, when an interim champion is crowned, we know exactly what fight will be next for them. That, of course, is none other than the undisputed champion.
When “The Last Stylebender” …read more
Bloody Elbow’s Connor Ruebusch breaks down the key moments of the first two rounds of Israel Adesanya and Kelvin Gastelum’s UFC 236 war. A prizefight, like any sporting contest, is …read more
“I think I’m a nightmare matchup for him if you look on paper, just based on the paper with my wrestling and my jiu-jitsu.” Everyone wants a piece of newly-crowned …read more