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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, was promised a middleweight title shot if he agreed to fight — and beat — Israel Adesanya at the upcoming UFC …read more

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‘Jacare’ Souza: Anderson Silva ‘is coming off doping’, doesn’t deserve title shot

Ronaldo Souza is not happy with the possibility of either Israel Adesanya or Anderson Silva getting the next crack at the UFC middleweight championship.
“Jacare” told MMA Fighting in November that …read more

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Jacare Souza Reacts To Anderson Silva’s Potential UFC Title Shot

Jacare Souza is aware that Anderson Silva has been promised a title opportunity with a win over Israel Adesanya. On Feb. 9, Adesanya and Silva will do battle inside the …read more

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Bisping on Adesanya: ‘I think I would have an easy time with him’

“I think I would have an easy time with him. Just saying, just throwing it out there.” Could surging middleweight prospect Israel Adesanya be the next big thing in the …read more

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Michael Bisping Feels Israel Adesanya Would Be An Easy Fight For Him

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight title holder Michael Bisping believes Israel Adesanya would be the perfect match-up for him if he were still fighting. Adesanya is set to clash …read more

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Michael Bisping confident he would “have an easy time” against Israel Adesanya

Streaking UFC middleweight contender Israel Adesanya is easily one of the most hyped fighters on the UFC roster at present. Former UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping is impressed by the …read more

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Bisping Claims He Could Easily Beat Adesanya

The last person who insisted Israel Adesanya would be an “easy” fight was looking up at the lights when all was said and done.
But that’s because Derek Brunson was too …read more

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Morning Report: Michael Bisping says Israel Adesanya is great but ‘I think I would have an easy time with him’

At UFC 234, the UFC’s hottest prospect, Israel Adesanya, will take on one of the sport’s all-time greats, Anderson Silva. It’s a classic “old guard versus new breed” bout, and …read more

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Watch last weekend’s UFC 234 press conference

Robert Whittaker, Kelvin Gastelum, and Israel Adesanya were all on hand in Adelaide, Australia this last weekend to promote their upcoming fights on February’s UFC 234 PPV card. UFC 234 …read more

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Israel Adesanya did a ‘shoey,’ and his mom wasn’t pleased

Israel Adesanya’s mom wasn’t happy with her son drinking beer from his shoe. Israel Adesanya was cageside this weekend as a special guest during the UFC’s event in Adelaide. When …read more

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Israel Adesanya Does His Best Anderson Silva Impersonation in Solo Staredown

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Israel Adesanya was in Australia to promote his upcoming UFC 234 bout with the legendary Anderson Silva. While main eventers Robert Whittaker and Kelvin Gastelum were both …read more

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Dana White confirms that he offered Anderson Silva a title shot with Israel Adesanya win

“The Spider” has a chance at getting the UFC title back in his web soon.
Middleweight legend Anderson Silva recently claimed that he agreed to an upcoming bout with Israel Adesanya …read more

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Dana White Says Anderson Silva Will Get UFC Title Shot If He Beats Israel Adesanya

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president has confirmed Anderson Silva’s claims of a title shot with a win over Israel Adesanya. Silva is set to take on Adesanya inside the Rod …read more

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Dana White Confirms Anderson Silva Gets a UFC Title Shot with Win Over Israel Adesanya

UFC president Dana White on Friday confirmed that former titleholder Anderson Silva would get a title shot if he defeats Israel Adesanya at UFC 234 early next year.
The Feb. …read more

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Dana White confirms Anderson Silva will get UFC title shot if he beats Israel Adesanya

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LAS VEGAS – Anderson Silva is one victory away from an opportunity to regain the UFC middleweight title he lost more than five years …read more

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‘Look, He’s Not Chuck Liddell’

Rising UFC middleweight contender Israel Adesanya will have a massive opportunity to further propel his name into superstardom when he takes on mixed martial arts (MMA) legend Anderson Silva at …read more

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Israel Adesanya responds to Anderson Silva critics: ‘He’s not Chuck Liddell’

It was recently announced that UFC 234 will feature a middleweight showdown between streaking contender Israel Adesanya and former middleweight champ Anderson Silva. While some fans are thrilled about this …read more

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Morning Report: Israel Adesanya on Anderson Silva criticism: ‘Look, he’s not Chuck Liddell’

2018 has been a remarkable year for Israel Adesanya. He’s made his UFC debut in February and has already fought four times in the promotion, earning four wins and three …read more

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Morning Report: Anderson Silva says Dana White guaranteed him a title shot with a win over Israel Adesanya

At UFC 234, Anderson Silva will take on one of the hottest prospects in MMA, Israel Adesanya. It’s a fight that some look at with trepidation, believing the aging MMA …read more

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Silva: White says I’d get next title shot if I beat Adesanya

Could Anderson Silva make one last run at the UFC middleweight title? With a win over Israel Adesanya, he just might do so. Former longtime UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva …read more

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Anderson Silva: UFC Promised Middleweight Title Shot with Win Over Israel Adesanya

Booking a 43-year-old Anderson Silva against rising star Israel Adesanya seemed like a cruel bit of matchmaking from the UFC, but it seems that there was an added incentive for …read more

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Anderson Silva doesn't rule out Conor McGregor fight, but Georges St-Pierre 'just runs'

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Anderson Silva has an upcoming clash with Israel Adesanya in February at UFC 234, but other options were considered for the former middleweight champion.
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Spider: I Get Title Shot By Smoking ‘Stylebender’

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, was offered a contract to fight Israel Adesanya at the upcoming UFC 234 pay-per-view (PPV) event this February in Australia.
He said …read more

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Anderson Silva: Dana White said I'll get title shot with UFC 234 win over Israel Adesanya

The UFC 234 matchup between former middleweight champion Anderson Silva and Israel Adesanya was met with some head-scratching.
On one hand, the benefits of the bout for Adesanya were obvious: He …read more

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Anderson Silva: Title shot promised with win over Israel Adesanya

Former UFC champion Anderson Silva discusses his upcoming fight with Israel Adesanya and the potential for matchups with Conor McGregor and Georges St-Pierre. …read more

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Adesanya says Silva bout is like LeBron getting to face Jordan

Israel Adesanya compared himself to one of the greatest athletes the world has ever seen. Israel Adesanya is facing off against Anderson Silva at UFC 234, in a fight between …read more

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Daily Debate results: Do you like the Anderson Silva-Israel Adesanya booking at UFC 234?

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Anderson Silva will be a couple months shy of his 44th birthday when he returns in February.
The all-time legend’s opponent? Unbeaten 29-year-old Israel Adesanya …read more

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Israel Adesanya discusses Anderson Silva matchup, ‘I know this man better than he knows himself’

Two days ago, a pretty surprising matchup was announced as former middleweight king Anderson Silva was announced to be making his return against the rising contender, Israel Adesanya at UFC …read more

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Israel Adesanya says fight against Anderson Silva at UFC 234 is ‘like LeBron James facing Michael Jordan’

When it was announced Israel Adesanya would make the walk to the Octagon against former champion, and pound-for-pound great, Anderson Silva at UFC 234, it left many fans and …read more

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The MMA Hour with Israel Adesanya, Alistair Overeem, Frank Mir, Rafael Lovato Jr., Monday Morning Analyst and more

11:30 a.m.: Show open.
11:35 a.m.: The Weigh-In: Are we allowed to ask Chuck Liddell to retire?
11:45 a.m.: We’ll look at action from the weekend including Tito vs. Chuck, Louis Smolka’s …read more

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Israel Adesanya and Anderson Silva verbally agree to fight at UFC 234

A middleweight fight between an icon and one the division’s future stars is heading to Australia.
Former champion Anderson Silva and rising star Israel Adesanya have verbally agreed to face each …read more

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Israel Adesanya vs. Anderson Silva slated for UFC 234

A rising star is scheduled to go up against one of the all-time greats at UFC 234. Apparently UFC middleweight contender Israel Adesanya’s plan involves fighting one of the consensus …read more

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Adesanya vs Anderson Silva Will Happen Down Under at UFC 234

So this is the common opponent Adesanya and Dana White had in mind It turns out Israel Adesanya’s master plan was to face the old master himself, Anderson Silva, according …read more

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Silva Vs. Adesanya Booked For UFC 234 In Australia

It looks like Israel Adesanya will take the next step in his MMA career as he faces off against former UFC middleweight champion and all-time great Anderson Silva at UFC …read more

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Anderson Silva vs. Israel Adesanya Agreed for UFC 234 in Australia

A middleweight bout between former champion Anderson Silva and fast rising star Israel Adesanya is currently in the works for UFC 234 in Australia on Feb. 9.
UFC president Dana White …read more

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Israel Adesanya, Anderson Silva to Clash at UFC 234 in Melbourne on Feb. 9

Rising prospect Israel Adesanya will lock horns with former middleweight champion Anderson Silva at UFC 234. …read more

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Breaking! Anderson Silva will return to the octagon at February’s UFC 234 event against Israel Adesanya

Former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva will return to the octagon on February 9 in Melbourne to taking on rising star Israel Adesanya.
ESPN’s Brett Okamoto broke the news just moments …read more

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Israel Adesanya to face Anderson Silva at UFC 234 in Australia

Two of MMA’s slickest strikers are going to meet in Australia.
ESPN.com first reported that former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva (34-8 MMA, 17-4 UFC) and fast-rising contender Israel Adesanya (15-0 …read more

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Silva-Adesanya set for UFC 234, White says

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva will return to the Octagon on Feb. 9, 2019, against undefeated contender Israel Adesanya at UFC 234 in Melbourne, Australia, UFC president Dana White …read more

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Anderson Silva vs. Israel Adesanya Set For UFC 234

It’ll be old school vs. new school in February as Anderson Silva is set to take on Israel Adesanya. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto broke the news on his Twitter account: Breaking: …read more

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Adesanya on talk with White: He’s on board with my plan

Middleweight contender Israel Adesanya has discussed a recent sitdown with Dana White about his future in the UFC. Rising UFC middleweight Israel Adesanya has said he recently sat down with …read more

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Israel Adesanya says Dana White now on board with his future plan: ‘I sold him the idea’

Israel Adesanya is making moves.
The budding UFC middleweight star sat down with UFC president Dana White recently in Sydney, Australia and together they both laid out a plan for his …read more

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Israel Adesanya believes his next fight will be historic

Israel Adesanya is a rising star in the UFC. The New Zealander signed with the promotion early in 2018 and has had a phenomenal year. The 29-year-old went 4-0 in …read more

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Israel Adesanya turns down backup spot for Robert Whittaker vs. Kelvin Gastelum fight at UFC 234

You can scratch Israel Adesanya off the list of potential backup fighters for the Robert Whittaker vs. Kelvin Gastelum middleweight title fight at UFC 234.
That’s according to Adesanya himself who …read more

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Adesanya: I can beat Robert Whittaker ‘wherever I want’

“If I’m being frank, Rob is lacking defensively and that’s where I’ll take him. And I can do that any way I want.” Undefeated middleweight prospect Israel Adesanya is …read more

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Israel Adesanya has 'business' meeting with UFC President Dana White in Australia

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Israel Adesanya had the chance to sit down with UFC President Dana White this week in Australia, and he’s …read more

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Israel Adesanya explains how he will beat Robert Whittaker

Israel Adesanya looks more and more like a future UFC middleweight title challenger with every passing fight. In fact, after his UFC 230 execution of long-time contender Derek Brunson, his …read more

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Israel Adesanya To Meet With Dana White In Australia, Discuss Potential Title Fight

Ultimate Fighting Championship President Dana White will be meeting up with UFC middleweight contender Israel Adesanya during his time down under to discuss a potential future title fight in the …read more

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Posted on November 14, 2018, 3:16 pm By
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Dana White Plans To Meet With Israel Adesanya On Potential UFC Title Shot

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White is set to meet with Israel Adesanya in Sydney, Australia. Adesanya has been making waves in the middleweight division. His exciting style and …read more

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Israel Adesanya on Yair Rodriguez's KO: 'It's Not Luck'

Yair Rodriquez earned a win over Chan Sung Jung last Saturday night at UFC Denver, knocking the Korean senseless with a no-look upward elbow strike. The dazzling technique led some …read more

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Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza downplays Israel Adesanya’s UFC 230 win: ‘He didn’t impress me’

UFC 230 was a big night for the UFC middleweight division. First, we saw undefeated striking sensation Israel Adesanya burst into the division’s top-10 with a first-round dissection of Derek …read more

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Jacare Souza Says Israel Adesanya Doesn’t Impress Him

Jacare Souza feels he is a better choice to serve as an alternate for Robert Whittaker vs. Kelvin Gastelum than Israel Adesanya. Souza and Adesanya both competed on the UFC …read more

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USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA rankings, Nov. 6: Israel Adesanya, welcome to the top 10

UFC 230 was a showcase of some top middleweights, with four fights from the division taking place on the main card.
Nobody took advantage of the spotlight quite like Israel Adesanya, …read more

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Adesanya on UFC 230: ‘Brunson was f—ked from the get-go’

Israel Adesanya talks candidly with Luke Thomas about a wide variety of topics. Get used to the name Israel Adesanya. Yes, his performance at UFC 230 — knocking out Derek …read more

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Israel Adesanya Only Hit Brunson With ’40 Percent’ Of His Power

Opening up the main card of UFC 230 this past weekend (Sat. November 3, 2018), a middleweight contender emerged. Israel Adesanya picked up a huge knockout win over Derek Brunson …read more

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Israel Adesanya says Derek Brunson ‘was f*cked from the get-go’ at UFC 230: ‘He played himself’

On a card filled with star-making performances, perhaps no one shone brighter than Israel Adesanya at UFC 230 inside Madison Square Garden.
Picking up his fourth win of 2018, Adesanya (15-0) …read more

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Dana White Calls Israel Adesanya 'The Future'

The main card of UFC 230 in New York kicked off with a near-perfect performance by one of the sport’s fastest-rising stars in Israel Adesanya, who completed his transition from …read more

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Derek Brunson Comments On UFC 230 Loss

Opening up the UFC 230 main card this past weekend (Sat. November 3, 2018), a middleweight title contender emerged. Israel Adesanya had his coming out party with a knockout victory …read more

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The MMA Hour with Israel Adesanya in studio, Alexander Gustafsson, the Monday Morning Analyst, Sound Off and more

12 p.m.: Show open.
12:05 p.m.: The Weigh-In
12:20 p.m.: Israel Adesanya stops by in studio to reflect on his major UFC 230 win.
12: 50 p.m.: We’ll be joined by Alexander Gustafsson …read more

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Derek Brunson breaks silence on UFC 230 loss to Israel Adesanya

On Saturday night, in the opening bout of the UFC 230 main card, long-time UFC middleweight contender Derek Brunson stepped into the cage with red-hot striking specialist Israel Adesanya. Although …read more

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Weighing the options of Israel Adesanya after UFC 230

So many times before, we’ve seen massively hyped fighters stumble as the near the proverbial mountaintop. Surging UFC middleweight contender Israel Adesanya, however, could not have looked more surefooted …read more

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Israel Adesanya says he nearly pulled out of UFC 230

On Saturday night, at UFC 230, Israel Adesanya had a coming out party of sorts. The rising star defeated Derek Brunson in the first round by TKO. Adesanya looked composed …read more

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UFC 230’s Israel Adesanya: ‘My ego is what drove me here’

Israel Adesanya is the ‘future’ according to UFC president, Dana White. Listening to the UFC 230 press conference, it’s clear Adesanya believes it too. Israel Adesanya patiently and violently took …read more

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Dana White praises Israel Adesanya: ‘He’s the whole package’

Count Dana White among those who were very impressed with Israel Adesanya’s domination of Derek Brunson at UFC 230. By far one of the standout performers from UFC 230 was …read more

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Israel Adesanya says Derek Brunson ‘panicked,’ grabbed shorts on purpose

Israel Adesanya was one of UFC 230’s brightest stars, but not everything went smoothly for him.
The main card opener of Saturday’s event at Madison Square Garden in New York saw …read more

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UFC 230 Octagon Interview: Israel Adesanya, ‘It Was a Walk in the Garden’

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Rising star Israel Adesanya remained unbeaten on Saturday by knocking out Derek Brunson at UFC 230 in New York City. Hear what “The Last Stylebender” had to …read more

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Jared Cannonier wasn't insulting, mimicking or calling out Israel Adesanya with 'well-hydrated piss'

Jared Cannonier announced his middleweight arrival in bold, capital letters with his win over David Branch on Saturday.
But other than the punch that dismantled the former WSOF champion to seal …read more

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Israel Adesanya almost pulled out of UFC 230, now wants his title shot

NEW YORK – Israel Adesanya left Madison Square Garden on Saturday with his fourth UFC win, yet another $50,000 bonus and some serious praise from the likes of middleweight contender …read more

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Israel Adesanya Makes Case for Title Shot

After boosting his 2018 record to 4-0 with a stellar first round TKO of #9-ranked Derek Brunson to kick off the UFC 230 main event, Israel Adesanya put the middleweight …read more

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UFC 230, The Morning After: Which Middleweight Was Most Impressive?

What you may have missed from last night Israel Adesanya, Karl Roberson, Jared Cannonier, Jacare Souza. Four middleweights got wins last night on the main card of UFC 230, each …read more

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Dana White praises Israel Adesanya after TKO of Derek Brunson: ‘He’s the whole package’

Last night, in the opening bout of the UFC 230 main card, red-hot UFC middleweight contender Israel Adesanya picked up the biggest win of his career, dissecting long-time contender Derek …read more

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Dana White: 'Whole package' Israel Adesanya proved he's 'the future' with UFC 230 win

NEW YORK – UFC President Dana White sang Israel Adesanya’s praises following a standout performance Saturday night at UFC 230.
Adesanya (15-0 MMA, 4-0 UFC) added to his impressive unbeaten streak …read more

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Israel Adesanya reveals injury suffered ahead of Brunson win: ‘I was two days away from pulling out’

On a card filled with highlight-reel performances, no one’s stock rose higher than Israel Adesanya at UFC 230.
The multiple-time kickboxing champion put on a master class in striking as he …read more

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UFC 230 bonuses: Israel Adesanya cashes another $50,000 check

Israel Adesanya, Jared Cannonier, Ronaldo Souza and Chris Weidman each earned $50,000 bonuses for their performances at Saturday’s UFC 230 event.
Souza and Weidman earned the “Fight of the Night,” while …read more

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UFC 230 Bonuses: ‘Jacare,’ Weidman, Adesanya, Cannonier Pocket $50K Awards

Middleweights owned the post-fight bonuses at UFC 230, as Ronaldo Souza, Chris Weidman, Israel Adesanya and Jared Cannonier all received $50,000 for their work at Madison Square Garden on Saturday …read more

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Knockout performance by Adesanya

Kicking off the UFC 230 main card with a bang, Israel Adesanya fended off early takedown attempts by Derek Brunson before finishing him with a flourish of kicks and punches. …read more

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Pros react to Israel Adesanya’s stoppage victory over Derek Brunson at UFC 230

A middleweight bout between perennial division contenders Israel Adesanya and Derek Brunson took place at tonight’s UFC 230 event in New York City.
Undefeated middleweight Israel Adesanya (14-0 MMA) returned to …read more

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Israel Adesanya vs. Derek Brunson full fight video highlights

Watch Israel Adesanya vs. Derek Brunson full fight video highlights from UFC 230’s main card above, courtesy of FOX Sports.
UFC 230: Cormier vs. Lewis took place Nov. 3 at Madison …read more

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Pros react to Israel Adesanya’s TKO of Derek Brunson at UFC 230

Israel Adesanya scored a first-round TKO win against Derek Brunson at UFC 230. On Twitter, pro fighters enjoyed the fight. Israel Adesanya denied all of Derek Brunson’s takedowns and then …read more

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UFC 230 video: Adesanya vs. Brunson full fight highlights

Watch clips from a big middleweight fight at UFC 230. This was Israel Adesanya’s coming out party tonight at UFC 230. The elite striker went in there against a …read more

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UFC 230 results: Israel Adesanya makes statement with first-round finish of Derek Brunson

Israel Adesanya has wasted little time making the transition from prospect to legitimate contender.
“The Last Style Bender” won for the fourth time in nine months on Saturday night, and this …read more

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‘The Last StyleBender’ Pops And Drops Brunson!

Former kickboxing champion, Israel Adesanya, looked to keep his perfect professional mixed martial arts (MMA) record intact tonight (Nov. 3, 2018), kicking off UFC 230’s pay-per-view (PPV) main card inside …read more

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UFC 230 results: Israel Adesanya dismantles Derek Brunson for first-round TKO

Israel Adesanya spent the early part of the opening round fending off Derek Brunson’s takedowns and throwing out the occasional obscene gesture in response to a couple illegal shorts grabs. …read more

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UFC 230 results: Israel Adesanya wrecks Derek Brunson

In the opening bout of the UFC 230 main card in New York, middleweight phenom Israel Adesanya wowed fans by stopping Derek Brunson’s takedowns and knocking him out in the …read more

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Twitter reacts to Israel Adesanya's one-round destruction of Derek Brunson at UFC 230

Israel Adesanya proved why he’s among the most hyped middleweights in the sport when he scored the biggest victory of his career so far at UFC 230.
Adesanya (15-0 MMA, 4-0 …read more

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UFC 230 Results: Israel Adesanya finishes Derek Brunson in Round 1

A middleweight bout between perennial division contenders Israel Adesanya and Derek Brunson took place at tonight’s UFC 230 event in New York City.
Undefeated middleweight Israel Adesanya (14-0 MMA) returns to …read more

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UFC 230 live blog: Brunson vs. Adesanya

NEW YORK – This is the UFC 230 live blog for Derek Brunson vs. Israel Adesanya, a middleweight bout at Saturday’s UFC event at Madison Square Garden in New York.
Brunson, …read more

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UFC 230’s Derek Brunson Says Israel Adesanya Is No Jon Jones

Derek Brunson isn’t in awe of Israel Adesanya and he certainly isn’t comparing “The Last Stylebender” to Jon Jones. Tonight (Nov. 3), Brunson will go one-on-one with Adesanya in the …read more

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Israel Adesanya explains exactly what having the ‘it’ factor means

NEW YORK – Of all the fighters on the UFC 230 pay-per-view who seem on the verge of truly breaking out, Israel Adesanya is at the top of the heap. …read more

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Adesanya: ‘Hit and miss’ Brunson is going to miss and get hit

UFC middleweight Israel Adesanya discussed his Auckland based team ahead of his fight with Derek Brunson at Madison Square Garden. One of the more anticipated marque match-ups at this …read more

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UFC 230: The subtle striking of Adesanya

Bloody Elbow’s Connor Ruebusch takes a look at the ins and outs of UFC 230’s Israel Adesanya, one of the very best strikers in MMA today. This Saturday, Israel …read more

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Brunson: "I'm not impressed by Adesanya's style"

Check out what @DerekBrunson had to say about his #UFC230 opponent Israel Adesanya pic.twitter.com/zQ9hqamo2y
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Derek Brunson sat down with UFC.com to discuss his upcoming matchup …read more

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UFC 230 Could Be Israel Adesanya’s Breakthrough Moment

UFC middleweight Israel Adesanya has the opportunity of a lifetime this weekend to turn into a legitimate title contender on the big stage when he takes on Derek Brunson on …read more

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Unfiltered: Chris Weidman, Israel Adesanya, Chris Camozzi, and UFC 230 Preview and Picks

Former UFC Middleweight champion Chris Weidman calls in, with guest appearances by Ray Longo an Gian Villante, and talks to the guys about his UFC 230 co-main event bout against …read more

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The 10: Busy November Offers A Number Of Intriguing Fights

Derek Brunson and Israel Adesanya face off during the UFC press conference inside the Orpheum Theater on August 3, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via …read more

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Israel Adesanya plans to jump queue, 'snatch the belt' from Robert Whittaker after UFC 230

NEW YORK – Israel Adesanya believes a title shot is on deck for him if he can deliver a strong performance against Derek Brunson at UFC 230.
Adesanya (14-0 MMA, 3-0 …read more

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Derek Brunson says he’s ‘pissed’ at himself for being in current middleweight role

NEW YORK — At UFC 230 media day, Derek Brunson discusses his fight against Israel Adesanya, where the rivalry stems from, why he’s upset to be in this position in …read more

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Derek Brunson on Israel Adesanya fight: ‘Don’t be surprised if I knock him out in the first round’

At a glance, UFC 230’s Derek Brunson vs. Israel Adesanya bout looks like a two-outcome fight. The widespread thinking seems to be that Adesanya will win the fight with his …read more

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Israel Adesanya wants to make Derek Brunson ‘repent for his transgressions’ at UFC 230

Israel Adesanya wants to do damage to Derek Brunson at UFC 230
The 29-year-old has been at a war of words with his middleweight counterpart ever since a chance meeting in …read more

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Israel Adesanya predicts he might submit Derek Brunson at UFC 230

On Saturday night, the UFC will return to Madison Square Garden in New York City with UFC 230. One of the most interesting fights on the bill is a middleweight …read more

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