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Joe Rogan believes feud with Jon Jones benefits Israel Adesanya

The newfound feud against Jon Jones will only benefit Israel Adesanya, according to Joe Rogan.
The new middleweight champion began challenging the light heavyweight champion as part of his hunt for …read more

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Joe Rogan Explains Why Jon Jones Feud Benefits Israel Adesanya

Joe Rogan feels that Israel Adesanya is benefitting from his beef with Jon Jones. Adesanya is the undisputed UFC middleweight champion, while Jones holds light heavyweight gold. Ever since Adesanya …read more

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Israel Adesanya suggests a fight with Paulo Costa would be similar to McGregor-Aldo

Israel Adesanya says a potential bout with Paulo Costa would be similar to Conor McGregor’s fight against Jose Aldo.
Of course, in that fight, the Irishman knocked out Aldo in just …read more

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Israel Adesanya discusses the nickname he had before ‘The Last Stylebender’

Before making his presence known as “The Last Stylebender”, Israel Adesanya actually went by a very different title.

Adesanya has been all over the mixed martial arts world in the last …read more

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Israel Adesanya hypes up his ground game: ‘Khabib isn’t the only one who can maul people’

Israel Adesanya says his ground game is one of the best in mixed martial arts although no one has really seen it.
Adesanya, who is the current UFC middleweight champion, came …read more

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Ariel Helwani's MMA Show features Tony Ferguson, Valentina Shevchenko

Tony Ferguson will be among the guests on Monday’s show, which also will feature a segment with Israel Adesanya. …read more

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UFC champ Israel Adesanya sees unbeaten Edmen Shahbazyan as a future foe

Israel Adesanya is keeping eyes on all the happenings in the UFC middleweight division, and that includes the come-up of Edmen Shahbazyan.
Shahbazyan (11-0 MMA, 4-0 UFC) is an unbeaten rising …read more

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Robert Whittaker Admits He Struggled to Deal with Being the Champ

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight king Robert Whittaker says he feels like the pressure valve has been released after losing his belt to Israel Adesanya at UFC 243 in October. …read more

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Mike Winkeljohn believes Jon Jones vs. Israel Adesanya will happen but it won’t be a close fight

Jon Jones and Israel Adesanya have been going back-and-forth at one another on social media and a fight between the two seems likely.
Yet, “The Last Stylebender” has said it won’t …read more

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Israel Adesanya fires back at “noob” Jon Jones for insinuating he is “pathetic”

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya fired back at UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, calling him a “noob” for insinuating he is “pathetic.”
Adesanya and Jones have been going back-and-forth on …read more

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Israel Adesanya shuts down talk of immediate rematch with Robert Whittaker

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya makes it clear that if former division title holder Robert Whittaker wants a rematch, he will have to earn it.
Adesanya (18-0 MMA) defeated Whittaker via …read more

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Jon Jones goes off on “pathetic” Israel Adesanya for calling him a “boomer”

The ongoing fued between UFC champions Jon Jones and Israel Adesanya continued to heat up on social media yesterday evening.
‘Bones’ and ‘Stylebender’ had been exchanging jabs on Thursday afternoon on …read more

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Jon Jones halts feud with Israel Adesanya until potential fight in 2021

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has had enough of middleweight champion Israel Adesanya.
For the last several months, the two fighters have traded jabs through …read more

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Captain Izzy?

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya, opened fire on 185-pound rival, Yoel Romero, with a Hollywood meme designed to poke fun at “Soldier of God,” who is likely …read more

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Jones, Adesanya trade barbs on Twitter: ‘I accomplish records you never came close to’

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Jon Jones and Israel Adesanya get into a bit of a spat on social media. UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and newly-minted …read more

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Israel Adesanya bashes Jon Jones, Jones issues scathing response

The beef between UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya and light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is alive and well.
On Thursday night, Adesanya took to Twitter to take a shot at Jones.

Already …read more

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Yoel Romero takes a shot at Israel Adesanya with “Captain Phillips” meme

Top UFC middleweight contender Yoel Romero took a shot at UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya on Thursday night with a hilarious “Captain Phillips”-inspired meme.
Romero and Adesanya have engaged in a …read more

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Jared Cannonier Breaks Down Potential Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero Bout

Jared Cannonier believes there are a few possible outcomes to a potential showdown between Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero. Adesanya is the undisputed UFC middleweight champion. He earned that distinction …read more

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Israel Adesanya: Everyone Is Sleeping On Jared Cannonier

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya is well aware of what Jared Cannonier is capable of. Cannonier has quickly risen up the UFC middleweight rankings. “The Killa Gorilla” went from competing …read more

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Yoel Romero still gunning for title shot versus Israel Adesanya: ‘I’m still hungry’

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“Now Israel has the belt, the people want to see who is the real champion.” UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya and feared contender …read more

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Yoel Romero angling for Israel Adesanya title fight with Paulo Costa sidelined

He may have lost three of his last four fights, but Yoel Romero is still angling for a UFC middleweight title shot.
By all rights, Paulo Costa earned a shot at …read more

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Paulo Costa calls Israel Adesanya a ‘P-ssy African’

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Tensions continue to rise between Paulo Costa and Israel Adesanya. There’s no love lost between Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa.
Both men have been …read more

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Paulo Costa calls UFC champ Israel Adesanya a 'P---y African,' alleges media bias in online rant

Paulo Costa is charging full force at UFC champion Israel Adesanya.
On Tuesday, middleweight contender Costa (13-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) took to Twitter to bash Adesanya (18-0 MMA, 7-0 UFC). The …read more

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Paulo Costa Calls Israel Adesanya A ‘P*ssy African’

Paulo Costa had quite the dig at Israel Adesanya. Costa was expected to be next in line for a UFC middleweight title shot against champion Adesanya. Those plans went awry …read more

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Posted on November 19, 2019, 5:46 pm By
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Paulo Costa calls Israel Adesanya a “p***y African”

UFC middleweight contender Paulo Costa blasted UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya on social media, calling the champ a “p***y African.”
Costa is the No. 1 contender in the UFC middleweight division …read more

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Yoel Romero wants middleweight title shot to determine ‘the real champion’

Yoel Romero wants a shot at UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya.
The Cuban wrestler believes he needs to fight Adesanya to determine the true king of the middleweight division.
“I’m staying ready …read more

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Yoel Romero Says Fight With Israel Adesanya Would Determine ‘True’ UFC Middleweight Champion

Yoel Romero is still pushing for a title opportunity against Israel Adesanya. Romero finds himself in an interesting spot. He’s lost two bouts in a row, which almost always eliminates …read more

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Posted on November 19, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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Israel Adesanya names ‘the second most dangerous guy’ at middleweight

UFC Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya has spoken out about who he believes to be the biggest threat within his division.

Adesanya finally completed his ascent to the top at middleweight back …read more

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Posted on November 19, 2019, 2:46 pm By
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Adesanya: ‘Killa Gorilla’ More Dangerous Than Romero

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Newly-crowned Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya, has a target on his back after disposing of former division …read more

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Posted on November 18, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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Ariel Helwani's MMA Show: Ben Askren retires

Does Yoel Romero think he’ll get the next shot at Israel Adesanya? Find out on Monday’s Helwani Show. …read more

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Posted on November 18, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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Ariel Helwani's MMA Show features Romero, Sandhagen, Askren

Does Yoel Romero think he’ll get the next shot at Israel Adesanya? Find out on Monday’s Helwani Show. …read more

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Posted on November 18, 2019, 4:46 pm By
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Israel Adesanya wants to ‘embarrass’ Paulo Costa, considers Jared Cannonier second-most dangerous middleweight

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Israel Adesanya barely had a chance to celebrate his win over Robert Whittaker to become undisputed UFC middleweight champion before he started surveying the list …read more

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UFC Confirms Return To New Zealand In February 2020

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Auckland will once again host a UFC event, but don’t get too excited thinking NZ champ Israel Adesanya will be …read more

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Joe Rogan & Israel Adesanya Agree Jorge Masvidal Is ‘World Championship Caliber’

You won’t get an argument against Jorge Masvidal being “championship caliber” from Joe Rogan and Israel Adesanya. Masvidal has been on a three-fight tear. He’s knocked out Darren Till and …read more

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Israel Adesanya hails Demetrious Johnson ‘the best fighter in the world’

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“The best fighter in the world right now? Demetrious ‘Mighty Mouse’ Johnson.” Demetrious Johnson might no longer compete in the UFC, …read more

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Israel Adesanya says Demetrious Johnson is top pound-for-pound fighter in MMA

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya believes that ONE flyweight grand prix winner Demetrious Johnson is the top pound-for-pound fighter in MMA.
Adesanya was a recent guest on “Ebro in the Morning” …read more

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Joe Rogan and Israel Adesanya sing the praises of Jorge Masvidal

UFC commentator Joe Rogan and UFC middleweight champ Israel Adesanya recently sat down for a chat on the JRE MMA Show. The pair discussed a breadth of topics, including the …read more

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Israel Adesanya Names UFC Prospect He Thinks He’ll Fight Someday

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya wouldn’t be surprised if he defends his gold against a current prospect down the line. Adesanya had a seemingly quick rise to the top of …read more

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Posted on November 15, 2019, 2:18 am By
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Israel Adesanya is not interested in moving to boxing, and his reasoning is sound

Over the last few years, we’ve heard countless mixed martial artists call for fights with the world’s top boxers. This very week, Jorge Masvidal angled for a fight with Canelo …read more

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Israel Adesanya explains how he would improve the UFC

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya says that he would like the UFC to give fighters creative control of their fight kit designs and also increase bonus money.
Adesanya was recently interviewed …read more

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Posted on November 14, 2019, 6:46 pm By
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Jon Jones takes a shot at Israel Adesanya’s interview with Joe Rogan

UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones has taken a shot at Israel Adesanya following his recent appearance on Joe Rogan’s podcast.

Adesanya recently completed his ascent to the top of the …read more

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Jon Jones can’t wait to ”slap” Israel Adesanya

Jon Jones has taken another shot at middleweight title holder Israel Adesanya.
The two UFC champions have been going at each other for weeks now in interviews and on social media. …read more

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Israel Adesanya on Jon Jones: ‘No one really cares about his fights’

UFC champions Israel Adesanya and Jon Jones continue to trade shots at one another.
The two have been going back-and-forth on social media and in interviews for weeks now, and a …read more

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Israel Adesanya talks matchup with ‘Boogeyman’ of 185lbs Yoel Romero and sends a message to Jon Jones

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya was a recent guest of ESPN’s Now or Never and he talked about potential matchups against Yoel Romero and Jon Jones.
Adesanya was asked by the …read more

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Israel Adesanya says fighting Yoel Romero is his ‘charity work for the year’

Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero have been going back-and-forth at each other about a possible fight.

With Paulo Costa injured, Romero called for the fight and Adesanya and his team …read more

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As a Default, Woodley Will Settle For Edwards Fight

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In a perfect world, Tyron Woodley says he would be fighting either Kamaru Usman, Colby Covington, Khabib Nurmagomedov or Israel Adesanya sometime down the road. …read more

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Kamaru Usman Not Impressed with Jorge Masvidal’s Recent Run of Success

Jorge Masvidal has been nominated alongside Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight champ Israel Adesanya as the standout fighter in 2019, although current 170-pound champ Kamaru Usman says he is unimpressed with …read more

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Dana White changes his tune on Israel Adesanya vs Yoel Romero fight

UFC president Dana White has done a U-turn when it comes to a potential UFC Middleweight Championship bout between Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero.

Adesanya is coming off of a tremendous …read more

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Israel Adesanya to Jon Jones: ‘Shut the f-ck up and wait ‘til I come see you’

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“If he wants to come down, come see me boy, if not shut the f*ck up and wait ’til I come see you”. Jon …read more

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Posted on November 11, 2019, 7:46 pm By
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Izzy: UFC Didn’t Book Romero Because He Won’t Sell

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UFC probably still sore over this box-office bomb. Reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya, recently called out …read more

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Morning Report: Israel Adesanya still wants Yoel Romero next, says UFC thinks the fight won’t sell

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

After knocking out Robert Whittaker at UFC 243 to claim the undisputed middleweight title, Israel Adesanya was supposed to face fellow undefeated middleweight Paulo Costa …read more

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Israel Adesanya wants Yoel Romero but says UFC doesn’t think it will sell

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya says he still wants to fight Yoel Romero but claims the UFC told him they don’t think the fight will sell.

Adesanya and Romero have been …read more

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Israel Adesanya tells Jon Jones to ‘shut the f*ck up,’ wait until he defends middleweight belt for superfight

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya says that UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will face him eventually in a superfight down the road. Until then, Adesanya wants Jones to stop …read more

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Five Rounds: Is Greg Hardy underrated? Israel Adesanya, MMA insiders disagree

As Hardy prepares for the biggest fight of his life on Saturday, the UFC welterweight champ and ESPN experts discuss his prospects. …read more

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Posted on November 7, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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Israel Adesanya is suspicious of Paulo Costa’s injury

Israel Adesanya isn’t sure if Paulo Costa is really injured.
The two were set to fight in early 2020, yet a bicep injury has Costa sidelined for eight months. However, Adesanya …read more

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Yoel Romero tells Israel Adesanya ‘don’t back out now’: Call Dana White and tell him you want the fight

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Yoel Romero calls out UFC middleweight champ Israel Adesanya. The ball is in Israel Adesanya’s court, according to feared middleweight Yoel Romero.
In a …read more

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Yoel Romero Claims Israel Adesanya Backed Out Of Potential Fight

After Paulo Costa tore his bicep and needed surgery, many wondered what would be next for Israel Adesanya. There were no clear contenders that jumped off the page, yet Yoel …read more

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Posted on November 6, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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Yoel Romero Issues Challenge to UFC Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya

Yoel Romero has heard the rumblings regarding a potential matchup with Israel Adesanya, and now the Cuban standout has delivered a message to the reigning UFC middleweight champion. …read more

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Morning Report: Yoel Romero to Israel Adesanya: ‘What happened, you heard I send people to the hospital after my fights? Don’t back out now’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

At UFC 243, Israel Adesanya knocked out Robert Whittaker to unify his interim middleweight title with Whittaker’s undisputed middleweight title. His first title defense was …read more

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Yoel Romero claims Israel Adesanya backed out of fight

Former title challenger Yoel Romero is claiming that current UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya has backed out of a fight against him.
Romero and Adesanya have been rumored to fight for …read more

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Izzy Will Let ‘Bones’ Jump The Line If He Drops Down

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The ongoing feud between current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion, Jon Jones, and middleweight king, Israel Adesanya, hasn’t …read more

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Dana White non-committal on Israel Adesanya-Yoel Romero title fight

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Dana White would like to see Yoel Romero earn a win before challenging Israel Adesanya for the middleweight title. As one of the most …read more

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Israel Adesanya’s plan is to clean out middleweight then fight Jon Jones in 2021

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya says his plan is to clean out the middleweight division then fight UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones in 2021.
Speaking to Damon Martin of MMAFighting.com, …read more

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Darren Till wants Israel Adesanya: ‘We’re meant to fight’

UFC middleweight contender Darren Till says a fight against UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya is “meant to happen.”
Fresh off of a split decision victory over Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 244, …read more

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Adesanya wants Romero fight, ‘the guy everyone thinks can beat me’

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With Paulo Costa out until April of next year, Israel Adesanya wants to silence the doubters by fighting Yoel Romero next. Israel Adesanya already …read more

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Dana White Says Yoel Romero Must Win Before Facing Israel Adesanya

UFC president Dana White won’t book Yoel Romero in a title bout with Israel Adesanya unless he wins his next bout. Romero and Adesanya have expressed interest in fighting one …read more

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Israel Adesanya compares Yoel Romero’s ‘cheating’ to Eddie Guerrero

Israel Adesanya has taken a cheeky shot at middleweight contender Yoel Romero, implying that the veteran has cheated in the past.
Adesanya is coming off of his UFC Middleweight Championship triumph …read more

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White: Romero Needs Win Before ‘Stylebender’ Title Shot

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya, was expected to make his first 185-pound title defense against top division …read more

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Israel Adesanya wants to clean out middleweight division, ‘then I’ll whoop Jon Jones’ ass’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Israel Adesanya knows he’s on a collision course with UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, but the fight won’t happen until he’s ready for it …read more

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Israel Adesanya shares bold prediction for potential Robert Whittaker vs Kelvin Gastelum fight

During an appearance on Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show, Israel Adesanya made a bold prediction for a potential fight between Robert Whittaker and Kelvin Gastelum.
Adesanya, of course, is well acquainted with …read more

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Morning Report: Dana White wants Yoel Romero to win a fight before facing Israel Adesanya

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Coming off of UFC 241 and UFC 243, the middleweight title picture was supposed to be crystal clear. But somehow the waters have once again …read more

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Helwani's Show: Wonderboy's injured hands, plus Masvidal and Adesanya

Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show was star-studded in the aftermath of UFC 244, including an interview with Jorge Masvidal and an in-studio visit from Israel Adesanya. …read more

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Dana White: Despite Israel Adesanya's request, Yoel Romero must win before title shot

If UFC middleweight champ Israel Adesanya has his choice, his first title defense will be against Yoel Romero. According to UFC president Dana White, though, pieces will have to fall …read more

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Adesanya to Jones: Come fight me at 185 pounds

UFC champion Israel Adesanya told ESPN’s Ariel Helwani that he will fight light heavyweight champ Jon Jones but only if he comes down to middleweight. …read more

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Israel Adesanya targets Yoel Romero next, wants to fight ‘the guy everyone thinks can beat me’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Israel Adesanya has a name in mind for his next opponent.
The reigning UFC middleweight champion, who unified the title with a second-round knockout over Robert …read more

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Jorge Masvidal, Israel Adesanya highlight Ariel Helwani's MMA Show

Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show hasn’t lacked star power with Jorge Masvidal while Israel Adesanya will be in studio. …read more

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Ariel Helwani's MMA Show lineup includes Masvidal, Adesanya

Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show won’t lack star power, with Jorge Masvidal scheduled to be the first guest and Israel Adesanya in studio. …read more

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Yoel Romero vs. Israel Adesanya interests Dana White

UFC president Dana White is looking for the next opponent for Israel Adesanya, and it looks like Yoel Romero may be the frontrunner to take that spot.
With Paulo Costa injured …read more

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Jorge Masvidal gained a newfound respect for Israel Adesanya after speaking to him about Yoel Romero

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Jorge Masvidal gained a newfound respect for UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya after they ran into each other back in July.
At the time, Masvidal was …read more

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How Israel Adesanya earned Jorge Masvidal's utmost respect at a nightclub

NEW YORK – With Paulo Costa injured, the UFC is apparently looking at a new opponent to challenge middleweight champion Israel Adesanya.
Allow Jorge Masvidal to sell you on why that …read more

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Jorge Masvidal shares awesome ‘personal story’ about Israel Adesanya

Jorge Masvidal is a close friend and training partner of middleweight contender Yoel Romero, who is now expected to be the next man in line for middleweight champion Israel Adesanya.
Masvidal’s …read more

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Yoel Romero Fires Back At Paulo Costa: ‘You Left In A Wheelchair’

Yoel Romero wasted little time responding to Paulo Costa. Israel Adesanya’s first UFC middleweight title defense is unknown at this time. While Costa was considered to be a shoo-in for …read more

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Corey Anderson not buying the hype around Johnny Walker: ‘It’s sink or swim right now’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Corey Anderson knows that UFC hype can be a fickle beast.
For some athletes like Israel Adesanya, it gives them the opportunity to shine at a …read more

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Yoel Romero responds to Paulo Costa, questions bicep injury

When it was announced that Paulo Costa will not be able to fight Israel Adesanya for the UFC middleweight title due to a bicep injury, Yoel Romero quickly inserted himself …read more

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Report: Adesanya dancer was assaulted after UFC 243

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A dancer who contributed to Israel Adesanya’s stunning UFC 243 walkout was attacked after the event. Prior to winning the UFC middleweight title …read more

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Paulo Costa blasts Yoel Romero for calling out Israel Adesanya

Shortly after it came to light that an injury had forced Paulo Costa out of his planned title fight with UFC middleweight champ Israel Adesanya, Yoel Romero inserted himself into …read more

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Off Guard: 19-fight UFC veteran Mike Pyle wants to see Jon Jones vs. Israel Adesanya

LAS VEGAS – If UFC veteran Mike Pyle has one piece of advice for young fighters out there, it’s to go make that paper.
The money fight era is not for …read more

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Off Guard: 19-fight UFC veteran Mike Pyle wants to see Jon Jones vs. Israel Adesanya

LAS VEGAS – If UFC veteran Mike Pyle has one piece of advice for young fighters out there, it’s to go make that paper.
The money fight era is not for …read more

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Paulo Costa Blasts Yoel Romero For Calling Out Israel Adesanya

Yoel Romero is calling for a UFC middleweight title bout against Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa is having none of it. UFC president Dana White revealed that Costa has undergone …read more

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Morning Report: Yoel Romero calls out Israel Adesanya, Adesanya seems interested, Paulo Costa responds

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

It looks like we might have a middleweight title fight on our hands, but it’s not the one we were all expecting.
Yesterday, reports came out …read more

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Israel Adesanya hints at potential title defense vs. Yoel Romero

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Could Yoel Romero challenge for the UFC middleweight title coming off a loss to Paulo Costa? With Paulo Costa seemingly sidelined, it appears that …read more

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Costa had biceps surgery; Adesanya fight in air

Paulo Costa’s anticipated showdown with UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya is now in doubt after manager Wallid Ismail told ESPN that Costa underwent surgery on his left biceps in early …read more

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Israel Adesanya responds to Yoel Romero

Fight fans received unfortunate news today that Paulo Costa had suffered an injury and was forced out of his slated title fight with Israel Adesanya.
UFC President Dana White revealed the …read more

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UFC 244 Embedded, Episode 2: ‘The system will catch you. If not, I will.’

In the second episode of UFC 244 Embedded, Kelvin Gastelum talks about his desire for redemption following a loss to Israel Adesanya, Johnny Walker tries and finally gets a haircut, …read more

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Dana White: Paulo Costa Injured; UFC Working on Israel Adesanya’s Next Fight

Israel Adesanya’s first middleweight title defense will not come against Paul Henrique Costa as originally anticipated. …read more

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Paulo Costa injured, planned Israel Adesanya fight postponed

UFC president Dana White confirmed that top middleweight contender Paulo Costa is injured and out of his fight against Israel Adesanya.
White confirmed in an interview with The Schmo that Costa …read more

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Woodley sees Adesanya evolving into the UFC’s next superstar

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In the eyes of the former welterweight champion, Israel Adesanya is on his way to being the UFC’s next superstar. There’s no exact science …read more

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Tyron Woodley Feels Israel Adesanya Will Be UFC’s Second-Biggest Star

Tyron Woodley sees Israel Adesanya’s stock soaring near the top of UFC star status. Adesanya is the UFC middleweight champion. He captured the undisputed gold when he stopped Robert Whittaker …read more

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Morning Report: Tyron Woodley believes Israel Adesanya will be second-biggest star in the UFC in two years

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Few fighters in UFC history have had the kind of rise to prominence that Israel Adesanya has enjoyed. A decorated kickboxer, Adesanya made his UFC …read more

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Robert Whittaker not surprised Kelvin Gastelum dogged his last performance: 'Our paths will cross'

When Robert Whittaker lost his UFC middleweight championship to Israel Adesanya, Kelvin Gastelum had quite a bit to say.
Gastelum mocked Whittaker’s second-round knockout loss to Adesanya at UFC 243, saying …read more

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