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Dana White Explains Why Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa Hasn’t Been Booked

UFC president Dana White has offered a simple explanation for why Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa isn’t official yet. It’s clear to many that the next UFC middleweight title bout …read more

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White: ‘No Hold Up’ In Booking Adesanya-Costa

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Reigning UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya is expected to defend his 185-pound title against No. 2-ranked contender Paulo Costa at …read more

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Israel Adesanya and Jorge Masvidal featured on EA Sports UFC 4 (Official Trailer)

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Electronic Arts Inc. on Saturday revealed EA SPORTS UFC 4 featuring UFC middleweight champion Israel “The Last Stylebender” Adesanya and UFC welterweight contender Jorge “Gamebred” …read more

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Israel Adesanya, Jorge Masvidal Land Cover of EA Sports UFC 4 Video Game

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya and welterweight star Jorge Masvidal were officially revealed as the cover athletes for EA Sports UFC 4 video game. …read more

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Jorge Masvidal, Israel Adesanya revealed as EA UFC 4 cover athletes

The two fighters who shared various nominations for 2019 “Fighter of the Year” now grace of the cover of the EA UFC 4 video game.
UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya and …read more

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Jorge Masvidal and Israel Adesanya named cover athletes of EA Sports UFC 4

Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury are included in pre-order bonus. Jorge Masvidal and Israel Adesanya will be the official cover athletes for the upcoming EA Sports UFC 4 video game.
They …read more

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'Battle of the undefeated': Edmen Shahbazyan sees potential in future Israel Adesanya fight

Undefeated middleweight Edmen Shahbazyan sees his upcoming bout with Derek Brunson as a key part of his greater plan to be UFC champion.
Brunson (20-7 MMA, 11-5 UFC) has been a …read more

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Manager: Coach Lied About Adesanya Vs Costa

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Reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya, does not appear to be in any kind of hurry to defend his 185-pound strap …read more

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Posted on July 7, 2020, 6:16 pm By
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Manager Claims Israel Adesanya Turned Down Two UFC Fights With Paulo Costa

Paulo Costa’s manager, Wallid Ismail is claiming that Israel Adesanya has turned down two bouts. Adesanya vs. Costa seems to be inevitable. Costa was supposed to receive a UFC middleweight …read more

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Paulo Costa’s manager says Adesanya turned down UFC 251, 252 fights

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When will this fight happen? Israel Adesanya refused to face Paulo Costa at UFC 251 or UFC 252, according to Costa’s manager Wallid Ismail.
Ismail …read more

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Paulo Costa becomes “the new face of the UFC” with win over Israel Adesanya according to Eric Albarracin

Eric Albarracin knows the stakes are high for a potential Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa matchup. Ever since Adesanya became the UFC’s middleweight champion, it was expected his first title …read more

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Eric Albarracin: Paulo Costa, Israel Adesanya as 'TUF' coaches would result in 'level 10 type of intensity'

Eric Albarracin can’t wait for the build-up between Paulo Costa and Israel Adesanya.
The undefeated Costa (13-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) is next in line to challenge UFC middleweight champion Adesanya (19-0 …read more

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Bareman: No Plans For Adesanya To Coach TUF

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Instead, look for Israel Adesanya to make his next title defense at some point in September (or beyond). Ultimate Fighting …read more

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Morning Report: Eugene Bareman responds to rumors of Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa as next TUF coaches

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

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Rogan says Adesanya and Costa will coach next season of TUF

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Joe Rogan claims Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa will coach the next season of The Ultimate Fighter. The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) will be making …read more

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Joe Rogan Claims Israel Adesanya & Paulo Costa Set To Coach The Ultimate Fighter

UFC color commentator Joe Rogan may have spilled the beans on plans for Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa. UFC president Dana White recently revealed to reporters as well as fans …read more

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Costa Crowns Himself ‘King Of B*tches’

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What’s the hold up?
Israel Adesanya is the undisputed UFC middleweight champion and Paulo Costa is the consensus No. 1 contender, …read more

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Paulo Costa tells the UFC to send him Israel Adesanya’s address so he can make ‘Stylebender’ sign the contract

Paulo Costa is getting frustrated with Israel Adesanya. Ever since Costa beat Yoel Romero by unanimous decision at UFC 241, it was expected he would fight the winner of Robert …read more

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Dana White confirms Adesanya vs. Costa and Miocic vs. Cormier 3: “The fights we have lined up for summer are just awesome!”

UFC president Dana White confirmed Stipe Miocic vs. Daniel Cormier 3 as well as a middleweight title fight between Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa. The UFC has a number of …read more

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Costa wants ‘15 million’ to fight Adesanya

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Paulo Costa wants big bucks to fight Israel Adesanya. Paulo Costa wants Jon Jones money.
The Brazilian knockout artist recently hinted at a TUF …read more

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Stephen Thompson Says Israel Adesanya Bout Could Lure Him To Middleweight

Two-time UFC welterweight title challenger Stephen Thompson says a bout with Israel Adesanya could bring him to the 185-pound division. Thompson is focusing on climbing back up the 170-pound division. …read more

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Stephen Thompson would move up to middleweight for one fight

UFC welterweight contender Stephen Thompson says the only bout he would move up to 185lbs for is a fight against UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya. Thompson is one of the …read more

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VIDEO | UFC stars come together to condemn racism, support Black Lives Matter movement

A number of high-profile UFC stars, including Israel Adesanya, Rose Namajunas, Michael Bisping, and Angela Hill, have come together to create a video in support of the Black Lives Matter …read more

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Top middleweight contender Paulo Costa takes aim at Jon Jones

Jon Jones has found another adversary in the form of middleweight contender Paulo Costa. As of recent, Costa has been calling out UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya. He called their …read more

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Paulo Costa Says Israel Adesanya Feud Is Bigger Than Silva-Sonnen

Paulo Costa believes that his rivalry with Israel Adesanya tops that of Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen. Costa and Adesanya haven’t shared the Octagon yet but there is bad blood …read more

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Costa calls Adesanya rivalry ‘bigger than’ Silva vs. Sonnen

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Paulo Costa is ready to put on a show against UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya. UFC middleweight contender Paulo Costa …read more

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Posted on June 4, 2020, 1:46 am By
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VIDEO | Israel Adesanya speaks at Black Lives Matter protest in Auckland

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya has spoken out at a Black Lives Matter protest in Auckland. “The Last Stylebender” is known for being outspoken, and he isn’t scared to speak …read more

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‘Pissed Off’ Israel Adesanya Speaks at Black Lives Matter Rally in New Zealand

Though he lives thousands miles away, UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya has been deeply affected by the death of George Floyd. …read more

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UFC full fight video: Israel Adesanya wins striking duel against Anderson Silva

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Watch Israel Adesanya vs. Anderson Silva full fight video to see Adesanya score a unanimous decision over former middleweight champion Silva at UFC 234 on …read more

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Israel Adesanya accuses Jon Jones of doing “what Mayweather does”

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya believes Jon Jones, the promotion’s light heavyweight champion, is taking a page out of Floyd Mayweather’s book. Jones has recently been eyeing potential super fights …read more

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Israel Adesanya: Francis Ngannou made Paulo Costa “s**t his pants” in UFC 248 confrontation

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya claims Francis Ngannou gave Paulo Costa a serious scare in the crowd at UFC 248. Adesanya fought in the main event of UFC 248, successfully …read more

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Costa Crapped Himself When Confronted By Ngannou

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Reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Israel Adesanya received heavy criticism for his UFC 248 pay-per-view (PPV) main event last March in Las …read more

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Adesanya excited to face ‘juiced up monkey’ Costa after disappointing fight against Romero

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“This is picture perfect. That’s why I love it. The way he looks, this juiced up monkey, evil Drago looking motherf*cker.” Israel Adesanya can’t …read more

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Posted on May 26, 2020, 7:46 pm By
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Israel Adesanya eager to punish “juiced-up monkey” Paulo Costa

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya is eager for the opportunity to punish Paulo Costa for all of his trash talk. The two undefeated knockout artists are expected to fight next, …read more

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Israel Adesanya excited to fight ‘juiced up monkey’ Paulo Costa after facing a ‘statue’ in Yoel Romero

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UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya always has something to prove to himself in every fight, but there’s a different feeling ahead of his next title …read more

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Coach: ‘Costa vs Adesanya will be the greatest middleweight title fight in history’

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Coach Eric Albarracin believes Paulo Costa vs. Israel Adesanya will be the greatest middleweight title fight in UFC history. Paulo …read more

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Till on Adesanya’s TUF snub: He’ll reconsider after I smash Whittaker’s face in

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Darren Till talks about potentially hosting the next season of The Ultimate Fighter opposite Israel Adesanya. Earlier this month, top-five …read more

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Coach Says Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa Will Be Greatest Middleweight Title Bout

Paulo Costa’s coach believes the likely title bout between his fighter and champion Israel Adesanya will be one to remember. Adesanya and Costa are likely to collide sometime this year. …read more

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Posted on May 21, 2020, 1:16 am By
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