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Tyron Woodley calls out Brendan Schaub for suggesting racial overtones in Jon Jones vs. Israel Adesanya feud

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UFC Champ Robert Whittaker Guarantees Quick Finish Over Israel Adesanya

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight title holder Robert Whittaker believes he’ll make short work of Israel Adesanya. Adesanya captured the interim UFC middleweight gold at UFC 236. He battled Kelvin …read more

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Robert Whittaker doesn’t expect Israel Adesanya fight to be a war, ‘It’s gonna be short and sweet’

This past weekend’s UFC 236’s co-main event decided who will be the next challenger to undisputed middleweight king, Robert Whittaker. In the said bout, fellow ANZAC of Whittaker’s, Israel Adesanya …read more

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Robert Whittaker Would Be Interested in Jon Jones Super Fight in the Future

UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker is ready to pump the brakes on all this talk about Israel Adesanya moving up to 205 pounds to challenge Jon Jones. Adesanya became the …read more

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Whittaker interested in moving up a third division to face Jon Jones

Robert Whittaker is interested in moving to his third division in the UFC. Israel Adesanya and Jon Jones have had quite a bit of back and forth in the media …read more

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Posted on April 18, 2019, 1:16 pm By
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Silva: Israel Adesanya needs to respect Jon Jones

Anderson Silva has given his opinion on the recent feud brewing between Israel Adesanya and Jon Jones. Anderson Silva has discussed his upcoming fight at UFC 237 against Jared Cannonier, …read more

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Robert Whittaker believes he could give Jon Jones ‘a run for his money’

A new interim UFC middleweight champion was crowned this past Saturday night when Israel Adesanya would defeat Kelvin Gastelum via a thrilling unanimous decision.

Prior to the bout, there were brief …read more

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Adesanya Wants To Get Costa Before USADA Does

In just on year competing inside the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Octagon, Israel Adesanya has managed to step into the spotlight and stay there, winning six straight fights in that …read more

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Anderson Silva sides with Jon Jones says Israel Adesanya ‘crossed the line’

Anderson Silva has picked a side in the ongoing feud between Jon Jones and Israel Adesanya. The feud first started when Adesanya called out Jones. Since then the two have …read more

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McGregor disputes apparent title fight knockdown record set by Adesanya

Conor McGregor is disputing a fight stat being put out that says Israel Adesanya just set a title fight knockdown record. The “retired” Conor McGregor has been extremely active on …read more

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UFC 236 video: Shaquille O’Neal comforts Max Holloway’s son, Holloway gives gloves to Dustin Poirier

In this preview clip for the latest edition of “The Thrill and the Agony” showcasing the sights and sounds of UFC 236, get a closer look at Israel Adesanya and …read more

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Anderson Silva: Israel Adesanya crossed a line disrespecting Jon Jones, the best fighter in the world

Newly minted interim UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya and light heavyweight champ Jon Jones have been firing shots at each other via social media and in interviews for the past …read more

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Posted on April 17, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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UFC rankings: Dustin Poirier jumps into P4P list, Adesanya doesn’t

Dustin Poirier is now highly-ranked on the P4P list, while fellow new champ Israel Adesanya is nowhere to be seen. UFC 236 crowned two new interim champions, and they’ve …read more

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Jon Jones vs. Israel Adesanya Is The UFC’s Money Fight Of The Future

It hasn’t even been a week since Israel Adesanya defeated Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 236 to win the UFC interim middleweight title in one of the greatest championship fights in …read more

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Anderson Silva Doesn’t Like How Adesanya ‘Disrespected’ Jon Jones

All this smack talk? Is not normal. Israel Adesanya has been battling for respect since arriving in the UFC in February of 2018. First people doubted he’d be able to …read more

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Anderson Silva Says Israel Adesanya Crossed The Line With Jon Jones

Anderson Silva feels Israel Adesanya took things too far by disrespecting Jon Jones. Silva and Adesanya competed back in February. Adesanya won the fight via unanimous decision. Both men showed …read more

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Daily Debate: How long before Israel Adesanya is ready for Jon Jones?

Before UFC 234 in February, everything seemed cool between UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Israel Adesanya, who at the time was preparing to fight Anderson Silva. But the …read more

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Anderson Silva: Israel Adesanya 'crossed the line' with disrespect of Jon Jones

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RIO DE JANEIRO – Anderson Silva is siding with Jon Jones in Jones’ feud against Israel Adesanya.
In the lead-up and aftermath of his interim …read more

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VIDEO: Anderson Silva: Israel Adesanya ‘needs to respect’ Jon Jones

FinalizeRIO DE JANEIRO — Anderson Silva discusses his upcoming fight with Jared Cannonier at UFC 237 and welcoming tough challenges at age 44, Israel Adesanya’s interim title win over Kelvin …read more

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Israel Adesanya fires back at Paulo Costa after post-fight comments

Shortly after Israel Adesanya captured the UFC interim middleweight title by defeating Kelvin Gastelum in the UFC 236 co-main event, he found himself on the receiving end of a social …read more

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Israel Adesanya sets record at UFC 236, Conor McGregor begs to differ

Israel Adesanya absorbed quite a bit of punishment in his UFC 236 interim middleweight title fight with Kelvin Gastelum, but he also landed plenty of meaningful offense in return. In …read more

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Whittaker says Adesanya ‘should be very worried’ ahead of title unification bout

“Israel should be very worried. I’m a very hard fight.” Israel Adesanya put on the performance of his career this past weekend at UFC 236, rallying back from adversity …read more

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Posted on April 16, 2019, 8:46 pm By
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Yoel Romero Has A Trick Question For Israel Adesanya

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) interim middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya, considers himself to be the best middleweight in the world after disposing of ex-champion Anderson Silva back in February.
Not everyone agrees.
As …read more

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For first time in UFC career, Israel Adesanya opens as slight betting underdog in Robert Whittaker fight

For the first time in his UFC career, Israel Adesanya has opened as a betting underdog.
The newly crowned UFC interim middleweight champion was slotted as a +160 betting underdog in …read more

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Daily Debate results: Will interim champs Dustin Poirier, Israel Adesanya get unification bouts next?

Sure, Dustin Poirier and Israel Adesanya earned interim titles at UFC 236, but will they get immediate unification bouts with the reigning champions of their divisions?
UFC President Dana White suggested …read more

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Jon Jones Moving On From Israel Adesanya Beef

Jon Jones looks to be stepping away from his war of words with Israel Adesanya. Jones is the reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight title holder. He’s set to …read more

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Poirier Opens As Sizable Underdog Against Khabib

Yesterday, we brought word that Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight interim champion, Israel Adesanya, opened as the betting underdog against Robert Whittaker for their late summer showdown.
Well, it seems that …read more

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Odds: Robert Whittaker favored over new interim champion Israel Adesanya

Having won the UFC interim middleweight championship with a thrilling decision victory over Kelvin Gastelum in the co-main event of UFC 236 this past Saturday, Israel Adesanya can now look …read more

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Yoel Romero to Israel Adesanya: ‘See you soon’

Over the weekend, in the co-main event of UFC 236, undefeated UFC middleweight contender Israel Adesanya became the interim champion with a dazzling decision defeat of the dangerous Kelvin Gastelum. …read more

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Whittaker to newly-crowned interim champ Adesanya: ‘Send location!’

Robert Whittaker channels his inner Khabib Nurmagomedov ahead of his title unification bout with Israel Adesanya. The soft spoken Robert Whittaker has actually called out one of his fellow fighters.
Following …read more

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Robert Whittaker: Israel Adesanya Should Be Very Worried

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight title holder Robert Whittaker believes Israel Adesanya should be concerned. Whittaker and Adesanya are set to clash in a middleweight title unification bout later this …read more

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Robert Whittaker: 'Israel should be very worried' about fight

Robert Whittaker isn’t scared of facing Israel Adesanya. Here are his comments, plus the best moments, from the latest episode of Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show. …read more

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Morning Report: Robert Whittaker on facing ‘exposed’ Israel Adesanya next: ‘Israel should be very worried’

Last Saturday night at UFC 236, Israel Adesanya claimed the interim UFC middleweight title in a five-round classic against Kelvin Gastelum. It was a star-making performance from Adesanya and sets …read more

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Jon Jones puts a cap on feud with Israel Adesanya in latest bout of banter

Almost out of nowhere, an unlikely feud between UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and newly minted interim middleweight titleholder Israel Adesanya has exploded.
While the chatter initially started as the …read more

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Adesanya responds to Jones: ‘I am everything he wished he was’

UFC interim middleweight champion Israel Adesanya issues a fiery response to Jon Jones. Prior to this weekend’s UFC 236 fight card, undefeated middleweight Israel Adesanya started things up with …read more

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Robert Whittaker says Israel Adesanya got exposed in Kelvin Gastelum fight at UFC 236

Israel Adesanya became the interim middleweight champion after beating Kelvin Gastelum by unanimous decision at UFC 236. Now, the plan is for Adesanya to unify his belt with current champion, …read more

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Israel Adesanya and Jon Jones continue to banter back and forth

The undefeated Nigerian kickboxing sensation, Israel Adesanya had a star like quality to him that was evident as soon as he made his Octagon debut in February 2018. Five fights …read more

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Jon Jones says he's done with Israel Adesanya after showing his 'stripes'

Jon Jones appears to be moving on from his spat with Israel Adesanya.
A rivalry between UFC light heavyweight champion Jones (24-1 MMA, 18-1 UFC) and interim middleweight titleholder Adesanya (17-0 …read more

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UFC 236 Fighter Salaries: Max Holloway and Israel Adesanya take home top payouts

Max Holloway and Israel Adesanya each took home an event-high $350,000 for their efforts at last Saturday’s UFC 236 event in Atlanta.

Israel Adesanya went to war with Kelvin Gastelum in …read more

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Adesanya: Irrelevant Jones Wishes He Was Me

Fresh off his interim Middleweight title-winning performance over Kelvin Gastelum at last Saturday’s (April 13, 2019) UFC 236 pay-per-view (PPV) event in Atlanta, Georgia (highlights here), Israel Adesanya is now …read more

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Robert Whittaker: Israel Adesanya should be 'very worried' after being 'exploited' at UFC 236

Robert Whittaker wants to unify the UFC middleweight titles with Israel Adesanya in his “backyard” of Sydney, and he thinks the matchup is favorable to him.
Whittaker (20-4 MMA, 11-2 UFC), …read more

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Robert Whittaker Senses Jealousy In Israel Adesanya

Robert Whittaker believes Israel Adesanya wants to hog the limelight. Adesanya has been showered with praise following his “Fight of the Year” candidate against Kelvin Gastelum. “The Last Stylebender” picked …read more

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Max Holloway, Kelvin Gastelum suspended indefinitely following UFC 236

Dustin Poirier and Israel Adesanya both won interim championships at UFC 236 on Saturday night in Atlanta, but neither of them had an easy road in their fights for gold. …read more

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Kelvin Gastelum releases first statement since UFC 236 battle with Israel Adesanya

Kelvin Gastelum and Israel Adesanya put on an all-timer at UFC 236 this past weekend and even though it was Adesanya who came out on top in the interim middleweight …read more

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Adesanya calls Jones bully, envisions showdown

UFC interim middleweight titlist Israel Adesanya wants to clean out the 185-pound division and then take on light heavyweight champion Jon Jones in a superfight. …read more

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UFC 236 Salaries: Max Holloway, Israel Adesanya Top Payroll with $350,000 Apiece

Max Holloway and Israel Adesanya were the top earners at
UFC 236, as both fighters pocketed $350,000 for their work on Saturday night. …read more

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Posted on April 15, 2019, 7:46 pm By
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Betting odds: Khabib, Whittaker favored in respective upcoming title bouts

Check out the future betting odds for potential Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Dustin Poirier and Israel Adesanya vs. Robert Whittaker unification bouts. This past weekend’s UFC 236 card crowned an interim …read more

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Israel Adesanya responds to Jon Jones: ‘I’m everything he wished he would have been’

If UFC interim middleweight champion Israel Adesanya and light heavyweight Jon Jones were on a collision course, the two towering pugilists put the pedal to the metal this past weekend.
Previously, …read more

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Adesanya envisions eventual clash with Jones

UFC interim middleweight titlist Israel Adesanya wants to clean out the 185-pound division and then take on light heavyweight champion Jon Jones in a superfight. …read more

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UFC 236 salaries: Max Holloway, Israel Adesanya lead payouts with $350,000

All four fighters who competed in interim championship bouts Saturday at UFC 236 left the octagon with six-figure paydays.
For his big interim UFC lightweight title victory, Dustin Poirier (25-5 MMA, …read more

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Max Holloway, Israel Adesanya lead the salaries for fighters at UFC 236

Max Holloway didn’t win his second world title on Saturday night at UFC 236 but he did enjoy the biggest payday out of anybody on the card alongside new interim …read more

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UFC 236 salaries: Israel Adesanya, Max Holloway lead payroll with $350,000

Newly crowned UFC interim middleweight champion Israel Adesanya and featherweight champion Max Holloway led the disclosed payroll for UFC 236, cashing a flat $350,000 purse apiece for their respective title …read more

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Israel Adesanya fires back at Jon Jones: 'I’m everything he wished he could've been'

Israel Adesanya wouldn’t speak about Jon Jones in the immediate aftermath of his victory at UFC 236. A couple day later, though, he’s let it all out.
A bit of a …read more

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Dana White Comments On Possibility Of Jon Jones vs. Israel Adesanya

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White doesn’t want to get too ahead of things with Jon Jones and Israel Adesanya. Adesanya captured the interim UFC middleweight title in a …read more

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Adesanya Opens As Betting Underdog Against Whittaker

Coming into his UFC 236 interim middleweight championship showdown against Kelvin Gastelum, undefeated striking sensation Israel Adesanya had a commanding nine-inch reach advantage over the former welterweight, as well as …read more

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Kelvin Gastelum 'in pain pretty good' after epic UFC 236 clash vs. Israel Adesanya, head held high

Kelvin Gastelum was – unsurprisingly – in some pain Sunday night after his epic UFC 236 clash with Israel Adesanya, but he also seems to be in good spirits.
Gastelum met …read more

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Kelvin Gastelum Speaks On UFC 236 Loss

Kelvin Gastelum didn’t take long to reflect on his “Fight of the Year” candidate against Israel Adesanya. This past Saturday night (April 13), Gastelum and Adesanya collided for the interim …read more

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Paulo Costa Is Laughing At Israel Adesanya

Undefeated Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight striker, Israel Adesanya, captured the interim 185-pound title with a thrilling unanimous decision win over Kelvin Gastelum in the UFC 236 pay-per-view (PPV) event …read more

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Kelvin Gastelum issues statement following UFC 236 title loss to Israel Adesanya

Kelvin Gastelum and Israel Adesanya squared off for the interim middleweight championship in the co-headliner of last night’s UFC 236 event in Atlanta.

The fight exceeded expectations, as Gastelum and Adesanya …read more

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What's next for UFC 236 headliners?

Dustin Poirier and Israel Adesanya look to be headed for title unification bouts, but the future for Max Holloway and Kelvin Gastelum doesn’t appear to be as clear. …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Dustin Poirier, Israel Adesanya after UFC 236 title wins?

(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Max Holloway, Kelvin Gastelum after UFC 236 losses?)
Fighters with two different types of journeys reached interim UFC champion status at UFC 236 …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Max Holloway, Kelvin Gastelum after UFC 236 losses?

(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Dustin Poirier, Israel Adesanya after UFC 236 title wins?)
ATLANTA – UFC 236 provided two of the most memorable title fights in recent …read more

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UFC 236 post-event facts: Israel Adesanya sets title-fight record for most knockdowns

The UFC returned to Atlanta after nearly two years on Saturday with a pay-per-view event from State Farm Arena that saw two new interim champions crowned.
In the main event, Dustin …read more

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Paulo Costa Calls Israel Adesanya A Fake UFC Champion

Paulo Costa isn’t impressed by Israel Adesanya’s interim Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight title win. Adesanya went one-on-one with Kelvin Gastelum last night (April 13). “The Last Stylebender” and Gastelum …read more

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Israel Adesanya UFC 236 Octagon Interview: ‘I’m the champion’

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Check out what Israel Adesanya had to say seconds after winning interim gold against Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 236 on Saturday. The epic war earned a bonus and …read more

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Paulo Costa takes shot at ‘fake’ champ Israel Adesanya after UFC 236

On Saturday night, in the co-main event of the action-packed UFC 236 card, undefeated striking specialist Israel Adesanya claimed the interim middleweight title with a thrilling decision defeat of Kelvin …read more

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Dana White ‘Would Love to See’ Adesanya Fight Jon Jones

Adesanya wasn’t taking questions about Jon Jones last night, but the UFC president was Israel Adesanya won the UFC interim middleweight belt last night at UFC 236 in a historic …read more

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Jon Jones not buying into Israel Adesanya hype after UFC 236: ‘There’s only one Jon Jones’

Jon Jones has heard the comparisons and he’s not impressed.
Even as Israel Adesanya took part in one of the year’s best fights on Saturday at UFC 236, and even as …read more

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Israel Adesanya had to dig deep against Kelvin Gastelum, and those depths were the revelation

Early last year, Israel Adesanya quietly took out Rob Wilkinson in his UFC debut, and then — in a bold and ultimately symbolic act — proceeded to mark his territory …read more

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UFC 236: Holloway vs. Poirier 2 - Winners and Losers

In an epic night of fights, we had two new champions crowned in Dustin Poirier and Israel Adesanya. But were Max Holloway and Kelvin Gastelum really losers? Heading into the …read more

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Jon Jones responds to post-fight comments from Israel Adesanya

Shortly after he defeated Kelvin Gastelum to capture the interim middleweight title at UFC 236, Israel Adesanya was asked about a potential fight with UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones.

Though …read more

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Paulo Costa mocks 'fake' champ Israel Adesanya: The division has 'been better than this (expletive)'

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Israel Adesanya def. Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 236: Best photos

A lot of people were impressed by the UFC 236 display that earned Israel Adesanya the promotion’s interim middleweight title.
Apparently, Paulo …read more

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White: Adesanya’s career trajectory reminds me of McGregor

UFC president Dana White sees Israel Adesnaya going down the same path as Conor McGregor, in terms of achieving superstardom. Israel Adesanya proved he could withstand a good amount …read more

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Jones Burns ‘Bitch’ Adesanya For Ducking Fight Questions After UFC 236

Jon Jones is spoiling for a fight with new interim middleweight champ Israel Adesanya, while Adesanya doesn’t even want to say Jones’ name. Israel Adesanya cemented his position at the …read more

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Jones rips Adesanya’s UFC 236 win over Gastelum

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones continues to build tension between him and interim middleweight titleholder Israel Adesanya. Prior to his UFC 236 fight with Kelvin Gastelum, Israel Adesanya …read more

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Israel Adesanya on Kelvin Gastelum war: ‘I was willing to die, so I was willing to kill’

Israel Adesanya was in a rough spot in the fourth round at UFC 236. Kelvin Gastelum rocked him with a head kick and nearly finished him. The damage done to …read more

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UFC 236 video recap: Adesanya wins decision in end-to-end war with Gastelum

Both men went to war as Israel Adesanya got the nod against Kelvin Gastelum by decision in the co-main event of UFC 236. Israel Adesanya defeated Kelvin Gastelum by unanimous …read more

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Dana White compares Israel Adesanya’s meteoric rise to Conor McGregor

Six fights into his UFC tenure and Israel Adesanya is a champion. Not only is he a champion, he’s quickly becoming one of the top stars in the fight promotion.
“Israel …read more

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Poirier, Adesanya set sights on legacy-changing fights after UFC 236

Dustin Poirier and Israel Adesanya both earned UFC interim titles on Saturday after vastly different paths to the belt. Their wins set up two career-defining fights. …read more

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UFC 236 championship fights steal the show and the bonuses

Though UFC 236 was chock-full of good fights, none could hold a candle to the main and co-main event championship bouts.
Israel Adesanya and Kelvin Gastelum appeared to have run …read more

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Fighters react in awe at Israel Adesanya and Kelvin Gastelum UFC 236 war

Israel Adesanya defeated Kelvin Gastelum to capture the interim middleweight title on Saturday in the UFC 236 co-main event. Following the title bout, fighters reacted to the back and forth …read more

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UFC 236 bonuses: No surprise with two $50,000 'Fight of Night' winners

ATLANTA – Dustin Poirier, Max Holloway, Israel Adesanya and Kelvin Gastelum each earned $50,000 bonuses for their performances at Saturday’s UFC 236 event.
All four fighters earned a pair of “Fight …read more

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Jon Jones takes a dig at Israel Adesanya following UFC 236 title win

Reigning UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was not overly impressed by Israel Adesanya’s title-earning performance at UFC 236.

Shortly following the conclusion of tonight’s pay-per-view event “Bones” took to Twitter …read more

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UFC 236 in Tweets: Pros react to Dustin Poirier, Israel Adesanya capturing UFC gold

Entering the Octagon at UFC 236, Dustin Poirier and Israel Adesanya oozed confidence as they made their way through the crowd in Atlanta.
In the co-main event, Adesanya looked to capture …read more

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Israel Adesanya wins interim title in possible Fight of the Year against Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 236

Israel Adesanya is the new UFC interim middleweight champion. The 29-year old Nigerian defeated Kelvin Gastelum in the UFC 236 co-main event on Saturday in a back and forth bout …read more

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Pros react to Kelvin Gastelum vs Israel Adesanya at UFC 236

Kelvin Gastelum and Israel Adesanya squared off for the promotions interim middleweight title in the co-headliner if tonight’s UFC 236 main event.

Kelvin Gastelum entered tonight’s contest on the heels …read more

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Twitter reacts to Israel Adesanya's epic interim title win over Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 236

Just 14 months after making his UFC debut, Israel Adesanya is a champion in the promotion. He defeated Kelvin Gastelum to claim the interim middleweight belt on Saturday in the …read more

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UFC 236 video: Watch Adesanya and Gastelum go to war

Watch video from the UFC 236 title bout between Israel Adesanya and Kelvin Gastelum UFC 236’s co-headliner was an interim middleweight title bout between Israel Adesanya and Kelvin Gastelum. It …read more

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UFC 236 Highlights: Israel Adesanya Decisions Kelvin Gastelum in Wild Brawl

Kelvin Gastelum vs. Israel Adesanya delivered in every way possible. The two fighters met in an interim UFC middleweight title bout at the UFC 236 event from the State Farm …read more

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UFC 236 fight highlights: Israel Adesanya bloodies Kelvin Gastelum to claim the belt


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Check out the highlights from Israel Adesanya’s victory over Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 236: Holloway vs. Poirier 2 …read more

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Israel Adesanya wins interim title in possible Fight of the Year against Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 236

Israel Adesanya is the new UFC interim middleweight champion. The 29-year old Nigerian defeated Kelvin Gastelum in the UFC 236 co-main event on Saturday in a back and forth bout …read more

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UFC 236 results: Israel Adesanya outduels Kelvin Gastelum in five-round classic

Forget the interim tag. Kelvin Gastelum and Israel Adesanya showed they belong along the best fighters in any division after taking part in an instant classic Saturday at UFC 236.
The …read more

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Israel Adesanya vs. Kelvin Gastelum full fight video highlights

Watch Israel Adesanya vs. Kelvin Gastelum full fight video highlights from UFC 236’s co-main event above, courtesy of the UFC.
UFC 236: Holloway vs. Poirier took place April 13 at the …read more

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Pros react to Adesanya’s thrilling win over Gastelum at UFC 236

Israel Adesanya defeated Kelvin Gastelum in an epic battle at UFC 236. On Twitter, pro fighters praised both athletes. In a battle for the ages, Israel Adesanya defeated Kelvin Gastelum …read more

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UFC 236 results: Israel Adesanya tops Kelvin Gastelum in thrilling classic to claim interim title

ATLANTA – In one of the best fights in recent memory, Israel Adesanya (16-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC) claimed the UFC’s interim middleweight tile in a classic five-round thriller with Kelvin …read more

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UFC 236 live blog: Kelvin Gastelum vs. Israel Adesanya

This is the UFC 236 live blog for Kelvin Gastelum vs. Israel Adesanya, an interim middleweight championship bout at Saturday’s UFC event at State Farm Arena in Atlanta.
Gastelum, who is …read more

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Whittaker responds to Israel Adesanya with compliments and apology

“I hope I’m not distracting him. Best of luck this week for his upcoming fight against Gastelum.” Israel Adesanya may as well just quit while he’s ahead.
Earlier this week, in …read more

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UFC 236 primer: Gastelum vs. Adesanya

In the co-main event of UFC 236, Kelvin Gastelum will take on Israel Adesanya and the interim UFC middleweight title is on the line. Top middleweight contenders Kelvin Gastelum and …read more

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Forrest Griffin breaks down UFC 236 co-main event between Kelvin Gastelum and Israel Adesanya

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Forrest Griffin breaks down the upcoming middleweight interim title fight between Kelvin Gastelum and Israel Adesanya at UFC 236 on Saturday, April 13.
Gastelum has been knocking on the …read more

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Preview! Adesanya, Gastelum Collide For Substitute Strap

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will crown a new interim middleweight champion when top contenders Kelvin Gastelum and Israel Adesanya collide for the substitute strap, while reigning division titleholder, Robert Whittaker, …read more

Source:: MMAMania

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