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Israel Adesanya could face ‘old and wrinkly’ TUF winner in next UFC outing

Israel Adesanya could be back in the Octagon as soon as April.
“Style Bender” scored an emphatic second-round TKO win in his promotional debut at UFC 221 against Rob Wilkinson. …read more

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UFC newcomer Israel Adesanya warns everyone: 'If you want to beat me, better do it yesterday'

Israel Adesanya entered the octagon last Saturday carrying a lot of hype but also a few questions. The main one arguably: Could the exciting striker hold his own on MMA’s …read more

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Posted on February 16, 2018, 10:16 pm By
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The MMA Road Show with John Morgan No. 151 – Austin: Donald Cerrone, Yancy Medeiros, Israel Adesanya

Episode No. 151 of “The MMA Road Show with John Morgan” podcast is now available for streaming and download.
MMAjunkie lead staff reporter John Morgan hosts the show while traveling the …read more

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Watch The MMA Beat live today

On this week’s show, the panel will discuss Yoel Romero’s big win, who should fight UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker next, Israel Adesanya’s future, this weekend’s best fight and much …read more

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Israel Adesanya Blasts Sponsors Who Missed Out on the Hype Train

In the lead up to UFC 221, we tried to educate you on Israel Adesanya and why his debut — despite barely any promotion — was one the most hyped …read more

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Posted on February 13, 2018, 11:46 pm By
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UFC needs to be smart after unproven Israel Adesanya shined in debut

Israel Adesanya has all the potential in the world. But be smart when promoting — and booking — “The Last Style Bender,” UFC. Some people anticipated Israel Adesanya’s UFC debut …read more

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Posted on February 12, 2018, 6:16 pm By
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Israel Adesanya mock ‘peed’ in the cage to mark his territory

Israel Adesanya explains why he joked about peeing in the cage after his victory over Rob Wilkinson at UFC 221. Undefeated middleweight prospect Israel Adesanya made his Octagon debut at …read more

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UFC 221: Post-fight presser/scrums - Tuivasa, Adesanya, Pedro & more

The winners from UFC 221 sit down with the assembled media to talk about their performances. Including Curtis Blaydes, Tai Tuivasa, Tyson Pedro, and Israel Adesanya. UFC 221 is in …read more

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Israel Adesanya explains post-fight peeing celebration, ‘rude’ run-in with Sean Shelby

Israel Adesanya speaks to the media at UFC 221 in Perth, Australia about his technical knockout win over Rob Wilkinson, making his UFC debut, his post-fight celebration, what’s next for …read more

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Israel Adesanya compares his UFC debut to Conor McGregor’s

Though it was shamefully under-promoted, one of the most hyped UFC debuts in recent memory occurred last night on the UFC 221 undercard, as “The Last Style Bender” Israel Adesanya …read more

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'The Last Stylebender' Adesanya wows in debut on UFC 221 prelims

ADESANYA vs WILKINSONHeavily hyped middleweight Israel Adesanya didn’t disappoint in his Octagon debut, as he kept his perfect record intact with a second-round stoppage of Rob Wilkinson.Wilkinson was tenacious in …read more

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UFC 221 Bonuses: Matthews, Li, Adesanya, ‘Formiga’ Receive $50K Awards

Jake Matthews, Jingliang Li, Israel Adesanya and Jussier da Silva were the recipients of $50,000 post-fight bonuses at UFC 221 in Perth, Australia, on Saturday night. …read more

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Israel Adesanya: I Had More Hype Than Conor McGregor Before His UFC Debut

If you didn’t know already, Israel Adesanya is a confident sort. …read more

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Posted on February 11, 2018, 6:16 am By
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UFC 221 results: Israel Adesanya takes out Rob Wilkinson with TKO in UFC debut

“The rest of the strikers in this division…you’re on notice.” — @jimmysmithmma
Israel Adesanya wins his debut at #UFC221 over Rob Wilkinson! https://t.co/4D2GhxOjen
— FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) February 11, 2018

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Highlights! ‘Last Stylebender’ Bloodies Wilkinson For TKO Win In UFC Debut

Things went as planned for Octagon newcomer Israel Adesanya earlier tonight (Sat., Feb. 10, 2018) at UFC 221 live on pay-per-view (PPV) from inside Perth Arena in Perth, Australia, when …read more

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Israel Adesanya stops Rob Wilkinson in impressive debut

For the better part of a round, Rob Wilkinson did a reasonable enough job holding off Israel Adesanya.
The Australian middleweight slowed down the debuting kickboxing phenom, closing the distance and …read more

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A flip, a finish, and some pretend public urination add up to a memorable UFC debut for Israel Adesanya

Coming into his octagon debut at UFC 221, you might say Israel Adesanya had some hype behind him. That’ll happen when you’re a human highlight reel as a kickboxer and …read more

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Posted on February 11, 2018, 3:16 am By
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UFC 221 FS1 prelims results & video: Watch Adesanya’s TKO in Octagon debut

On the UFC 221 FS1 prelims Israel Adesanya surgically slaughtered Rob Wilkinson, Volkanovski busted up Kennedy, and Jussier Formiga clubbed and subbed Ben Nguyen. Perth, Australia was the setting for …read more

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UFC 221 Results: Israel Adesanya TKO’s Rob Wilkinson (VIDEO)

UFC 221 Results: Israel Adesanya TKO’s Rob Wilkinson
A middleweight scrap between highly touted promotional newcomer Israel Adesanya and hometown favorite Rob Wilkinson took place on tonight’s UFC 221 prelims.
Round …read more

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Israel Adesanya Lays the Hurt on Rob Wilkenson in Octagon Debut (UFC 221 Highlights)

Check out highlights from Israel Adesanya as he lit up the Octagon, taking out Rob Wilkenson at UFC 221 on Saturday in Perth, Australia. …read more

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UFC 221 live results, discussion, PBP for preliminary card

Live, blow-by-blow updates of the UFC 221 preliminary card, including the UFC debut of the undefeated striking phenom Israel Adesanya, plus lightweights Damien Brown and Dong Hyun Kim. Join Bloody …read more

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For 'Stylebender' Adesanya, pressure makes diamonds

The buzz is deafening when it comes to the UFC debut of Israel Adesanya this weekend in Perth, and for good reason. Owner of an 11-0 pro MMA record, with …read more

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Posted on February 10, 2018, 2:17 pm By
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Free fight: Ahead of his UFC debut, see why they call Israel Adesanya 'The Stylebender'

This weekend’s UFC 221 event features the octagon debut of an undefeated middleweight who has obvious star potential.
Israel Adesanya (11-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) takes on Rob Wilkinson (11-1 MMA, 0-1 …read more

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Israel Adesanya wants to be Nigeria’s answer to Manny Pacquiao 

Late last year, fans around the world rejoiced when the UFC signed viral knockout artist, Israel “Style Bender” Adesanya.
His flamboyant and spectacular striking patterns have helped him to an …read more

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UFC 221 video: This highlight reel shows why Israel Adesanya is a must-see attraction

Get to know the work of “The Style Bender” as he makes his UFC debut. UFC 221 may not be a particularly appealing card on paper, but there is one …read more

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Posted on February 9, 2018, 12:16 am By
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Diggin’ Deep on UFC 221: Romero vs. Rockhold - FS1 prelims preview

Get the scoop on UFC 221’s televised prelims, featuring a flyweight contest between Jussier Formiga and Ben Nguyen along with the UFC debut of hot prospect of Israel Adesanya. Even …read more

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How UFC newcomer Israel Adesanya went from bullied kid to human highlight reel

The signing of Israel Adesanya by the UFC has been met with enthusiasm.After all, it’s not every day that an undefeated, exciting 28-year-old striker who happens to have knocked out …read more

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Posted on January 18, 2018, 10:46 pm By
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How UFC newcomer Israel Adesanya went from bullied kid to human highlight reel

Filed under: News, Radio Highlight, UFC, VideosThe signing of Israel Adesanya by the UFC has been met with enthusiasm.
After all, it’s not every day that an undefeated, exciting 28-year-old striker …read more

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Stream or download MMAjunkie Radio #2590 with Israel Adesanya, Stitch Duran, Adam Hunter, Geoff Quares

Stream or download Friday’s episode of MMAjunkie Radio with guests Israel Adesanya, Stitch Duran, Adam Hunter, Geoff Quares.
Adesanya, who recently signed with the UFC, stopped by the studio to talk …read more

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Watch MMAjunkie Radio here (1 p.m. ET) with Israel Adesanya, Stitch Duran, Adam Hunter, Geoff Quares

MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) with guests Israel Adesanya, Stitch Duran, Adam Hunter and Geoff Quares.
Adesanya is a highly touted newcomer to the …read more

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Undefeated prospect Israel Adesanya makes UFC debut against Rob Wilkinson in Perth

A New Zealand vs. Australia middleweight battle has been added to UFC 221 in Perth on Feb. 10.
The UFC announced on Thursday that Israel Adesanya will make his first appearance …read more

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Unbeaten Nigerian Prospect Israel Adesanya to Make Octagon Debut at UFC 221

Unbeaten Nigerian prospect Israel Adesanya has signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship and will make his Octagon debut early next year. …read more

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Israel Adesanya set for promotional debut at UFC 221 in Australia

A highly touted promotional newcomer is set for a debut at UFC 221.
UFC officials today announced via foxsports.com.au that kickboxer Israel Adesanya (11-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) is set to fight …read more

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