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MMA debate: Champ-champ candidates, UFC's best division and fights we're looking forward to

Could Valentina Shevchenko or Israel Adesanya be the next two-division champion in the UFC? Our experts debate the hot topics in the sport. …read more

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Latest UFC 276 Fight Card, PPV Line Up

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has stacked its annual “International Fight Week” on July 2, 2022, with a sizzling championship double dip, headlined by reigning Middleweight roost-ruler, Israel Adesanya, defending his crown against No. …read more

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UFC 276 lineup announced including two title fights

The card for UFC 276 has been announced with two title fights, including Israel Adesanya vs Jared Cannonier, being confirmed.
The International Fight Week card is always pretty important for the …read more

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Israel Adesanya reacts live to UFC 274 results | Video

UFC Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya reacts to the UFC 274 Pay-Per-View and talks about the spectacular performances from Charles Oliveira and Michael Chandler.

UFC 274 took place on Saturday at the …read more

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UFC announces UFC 276 lineup including Israel Adesanya vs. Jared Cannonier, Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway 3

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The UFC’s International Fight Week will feature a loaded fight card in Las Vegas.
During Saturday night’s UFC 274 broadcast, the …read more

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Rose Namajunas and Carla Esparza literally put Israel Adesanya to sleep LOL

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya completely dozed off during the lackluster rematch between Rose Namajunas and Carla Esparza.
Namajunas (11-5 MMA, 9-4 UFC) lost her strawweight title to Esparza (19-6 MMA, 10-4 …read more

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Israel Adesanya-Jared Cannonier Title Bout Official for UFC 276 Main Event

A long-rumored middleweight championship clash between Israel Adesanya and Jared Cannonier has an official date and location. …read more

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Israel Adesanya vs. Jared Cannonier middleweight title fight on tap for UFC 276 in July

The UFC’s annual International Fight Week event has its headliner in the form of a middleweight title fight between Israel Adesanya and Jared Cannonier.
Adesanya (22-1 MMA, 11-1 UFC), the reigning …read more

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Israel Adesanya vs. Jared Cannonier booked for UFC 276 main event

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Middleweight champion Israel Adesanya has his next title fight secured as he’s booked face Jared Cannonier at the upcoming UFC …read more

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Israel Adesanya breaks down ‘key’ to Justin Gaethje’s attempt to dethrone Charles Oliveira at UFC 274

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Israel Adesanya, like most, is intrigued by the main event for Saturday’s UFC 274 fight card.
The reigning, defending UFC …read more

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Israel Adesanya breaks down the UFC 274: Oliveira vs. Gaethje main card | Video

UFC Middleweight Champion Israel ‘The Last Stylebender’ Adesanya breaks down the upcoming UFC 274 Pay-Per-View headlined with Charles Oliveira vs. Justin Gaethje.

Hear who Adesanya picks in the main event and …read more

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‘Contract Is Signed’

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Reigning UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya is expected to make his next 185-pound title defense against No. …read more

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Whittaker explains why withdrawal was ‘ultimate show of respect’ for Vettori

Robert Whittaker prepares for his UFC 271 rematch with Israel Adesanya. | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

Former UFC champion Robert Whittaker explains his …read more

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Chael Sonnen believes Darren Till’s recent comments about Israel Adesanya are a show of weakness: “I think he’s questioning himself”

Chael Sonnen believes Darren Till’s recent comments about UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya are a show of weakness.
Till (18-4-1 MMA), a former UFC welterweight title challenger, has lost four of …read more

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Vettori Hints Whittaker Is Out Of UFC 275, Calls Out Till & Chimaev

UFC middleweight contender Marvin Vettori is seemingly on the hunt for a new opponent for June’s UFC 275 pay-per-view.

Having fallen short against Israel Adesanya for the second time at UFC …read more

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Darren Till still confident he can dethrone UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya: “I know I can beat Adesanya”

UFC middleweight Darren Till still believes he can dethrone reigning champion Israel Adesanya in the future.
While he’s hit quite a few stumbling blocks across the last few years, many still …read more

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Darren Till admits Israel Adesanya fight 'a long way off' but knows he can beat him

Darren Till acknowledges that his road to UFC gold will take longer than anticipated, but he won’t be discouraged.
Till rose to a welterweight title shot against Tyron Woodley in 2018, …read more

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Fabia Claims UFC Sabotaged Paulo Costa In Leadup To Adesanya Fight

Controversial MMA manager Joshua Fabia has an interesting take on why Paulo Costa didn’t perform up to par against Israel Adesanya.

Costa fell to Adesanya in his first career middleweight title …read more

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Cannonier: Adesanya Will Have To Change His Approach To Beat Me

UFC middleweight Jared Cannonier believes Israel Adesanya will have to adapt his game plan against him if he’s to defend his title once more.

The UFC middleweight champion is expected to …read more

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Jared Cannonier gives prediction for upcoming Israel Adesanya fight: “I’m turning Izzy Adesanya into Easy Adesanya”

Jared Cannonier has given his prediction for his upcoming fight with UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya. ‘Killa Gorilla’ was last seen in action at UFC 271 in February this year. …read more

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Jared Cannonier: Israel Adesanya will have to change approach against me, 'not going to be style-bending'

Jared Cannonier expects to be UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya’s toughest test to date.
Cannonier (15-5 MMA, 8-5) is next in line to challenge Adesanya (22-1 MMA, 11-1 UFC), who’s never …read more

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Israel Adesanya Laments Jon Jones’ Downfall: “What A Waste”

Once a fan of Jon Jones, turned long-time agitator, Israel Adesanya has revealed that he now feels sorry for the former UFC lightweight champion.

It’s no secret that the rivalry between …read more

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Middleweight champ Israel Adesanya reacts to UFC 273 outcomes | Video

UFC Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya reacts to the UFC 273 pay-per-view fight results and talks about the dominant performance of Alex Volkanovski. ‘The Last Stylebender’ also discusses the welterweight …read more

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‘You didn’t win the belt, you were given it’ — Whittaker critical of Sterling’s champ status

Robert Whittaker speaks with the media ahead of his middleweight title fight against Israel Adesanya at UFC 271. | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

“He …read more

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Israel Adesanya shares his thoughts on Khamzat Chimaev: “He’s a beast. But he’s a beast at 170”

Israel Adesanya has shared his thoughts on Khamzat Chimaev ahead of UFC 273. It will be Khamzat Chimaev (10-0 MMA) vs Gilbert Burns (20-4 MMA) in a welterweight bout this …read more

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Israel Adesanya: Khamzat Chimaev is 'a beast, but he's a beast at 170'

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya thinks Khamzat Chimaev has looked impressive so far, but it’s none of his concern.
Chimaev (10-0 MMA, 4-0 UFC) takes on his sternest test to date …read more

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Alex Volkanovski shares his picks for the three greatest fighters in UFC history

UFC featherweight champion Alex Volkanovski has picked Conor McGregor, Georges St-Pierre and Israel Adesanya as his three greatest fighters in UFC history. This Saturday night at UFC 273, Alex Volkanovski …read more

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Israel Adesanya picks Gilbert Burns over Khamzat Chimaev at UFC 273 | Video

UFC Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya breaks down the upcoming UFC 273 pay-per-view headlined with Alex Volkanovski vs. ‘The Korean Zombie’ Chan Sung Jung. This card also features the anticipated Bantamweight …read more

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Israel Adesanya rooting for Gilbert Burns, thinks he can beat Khamzat Chimaev at UFC 273

Israel Adesanya is backing big underdog Gilbert Burns against Khamzat Chimaev.
According to Tipico, Burns (20-4 MMA, 13-4 UFC) is a +370 underdog heading into Saturday’s UFC 273 matchup with Chimaev …read more

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Israel Adesanya shares bold prediction for Khamzat Chimaev vs. Gilbert Burns fight at UFC 273

Israel Adesanya has shared a bold prediction for the upcoming Khamzat Chimaev vs. Gilbert Burns fight. It will be at UFC 273 this coming Saturday, April 9, 2022 that Chimaev …read more

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Adesanya Recounts Time He Thought Of Robbing A Corner Store

Before the UFC fame and glory, Israel Adesanya experienced tough times and financial struggles.

Adesanya has seen a lot of success within the UFC. Outside of remaining undefeated at middleweight, earlier …read more

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Posted on April 1, 2022, 6:16 pm By
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Ready For Adesanya! ‘Silva Is Tougher Than Strickland’

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Alex Pereira is coming for Israel Adesanya.
The sensational striker jumped into mixed martial arts (MMA) in October 2015 as part …read more

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Darren Till fires back at Israel Adesanya over UFC London criticism: “He’s posting videos crying about his teammates”

Darren Till has fired back at Israel Adesanya after the middleweight champ blasted the Brit for celebrating too much with Tom Aspinall. In the main event of UFC London, Till’s …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev says Israel Adesanya is a much easier fight compared to Kamaru Usman: “I’ll take his head off. Easy money for me!”

Khamzat Chimaev believes it will be easier to smash ‘zero wrestling’ Israel Adesanya than Kamaru Usman. Khamzat last fought at UFC 267 in October 2021 where he defeated Li Jinglians …read more

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Darren Till counters Israel Adesanya over UFC London diss: ‘It’s OK when he’s posting videos crying about his teammates?’

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Darren Till doesn’t appreciate Israel Adesanya coming at him after UFC London.
Till became a target of the …read more

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Posted on March 24, 2022, 3:16 pm By
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Smesh! Adesanya Easier Than Usman

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Between Khamzat Chimaev, Kamaru Usman, and Israel Adesanya, it’s no secret what all three’s strengths are.
Chimaev and Usman have been …read more

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Arnold Allen hits back at Israel Adesanya’s early-stoppage comments regarding Dan Hooker fight: “The man himself didn’t even complain”

Arnold Allen has responded to Israel Adesanya’s comments about his fight with Dan Hooker. The two featherweights squared off at UFC London in the co-main event. Allen dominated the contest …read more

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Israel Adesanya criticizes Dan Hooker-Arnold Allen stoppage at UFC London: “Come on ref, what the f**k”

Israel Adesanya thinks the ref stopped Arnold Allen’s TKO win over Dan Hooker too early. In the co-main event of UFC London, Hooker returned to featherweight and was facing Allen …read more

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Arnold Allen refutes Israel Adesanya’s reaction to Dan Hooker stoppage: ‘I think it was the right call’

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Arnold Allen has no doubts about the quality of his stoppage win over Dan Hooker.
This past Saturday at UFC London, …read more

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Adesanya Warned To ‘Stay Off Cocaine’

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UFC middleweight Darren Till is concerned about reigning 185-pound champion Israel Adesanya and doesn’t want “The Last Stylebender” to follow …read more

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Israel Adesanya scolds Darren Till for his celebrations at UFC London, ‘The Gorilla’ responds with cocaine accusations

Israel Adesanya was seemingly not impressed with the actions of Darren Till at last Saturday’s UFC London event. Till was in attendance at UFC London this past weekend, cornering his …read more

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Colby Covington praises ‘f****** legend’ Chael Sonnen for suggesting middleweight title fight with Israel Adesanya

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Colby Covington heard Chael Sonnen’s suggestion for a potential fight with Israel Adesanya for the middleweight title, and he loved …read more

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Middleweight champ Israel Adesanya reacts to UFC London results | Video

UFC Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya reacts to the UFC London Fight Night. He also shares his thoughts on victors Tom Aspinall, Paddy Pimblett and Darren Till.

UFC London: Volkov vs. Aspinall …read more

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