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Israel Adesanya Says Brad Tavares Will be an Easier Opponent Than Marvin Vettori

Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight Israel Adesanya is set to take on veteran Brad Tavares on July 6 as part of “The Ultimate Fighter 27” Finale. …read more

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Adesanya: Tavares an ‘easier’ matchup than my last opponent

Israel Adesanya predicts a much easier fight against Brad Tavares than his last bout with Marvin Vettori at UFC on FOX 29. Israel Adesanya is a hot prospect glowing on …read more

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Israel Adesanya says Brad Tavares will be ‘easier than my last opponent’

Some think a matchup with veteran Brad Tavares might be too soon for budding star Israel Adesanya.
Adesanya, himself, is not one of those people.
“We can still do a highlight against …read more

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CAPS LOCK ALERT!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is super excited about its middleweight headliner between Brad Tavares and Israel Adesanya, set for The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 27 Finale on FOX Sports 1 inside …read more

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TUF 27 Finale poster released

Just three fights into his UFC career, Israel Adesanya has landed on his first UFC poster.
“The Last Stylebender” shares top billing with middleweight veteran Brad Tavares, who will be competing …read more

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Israel Adesanya already has another opponent in mind if he beats Brad Tavares

Having won his first two UFC bouts, kickboxing export Israel Adesanya has been rewarded with a main event battle with well-established middleweight veteran Brad Tavares. The pair’s bout headlines The …read more

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Brad Who? Adesanya Already Has Next Fight Picked

Very rarely will you find a professional fighter who openly looks ahead to his next fight before actually engaging in the one directly in front of him. Israel Adesanya, however, …read more

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Posted on May 15, 2018, 11:16 pm By
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Israel Adesanya Eyeing Winner of Paulo Costa vs. Uriah Hall

Despite having his next bout booked, Israel Adesanya is already looking forward. Adesanya is scheduled to take on Brad Tavares in the main event of “The Ultimate Fighter” 27 Finale. …read more

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Watch The MMA Beat live today

On this week’s episode, the panel will discuss Nate Diaz’s potential return, Eddie Alvarez, Fedor vs. Sonnen, Israel Adesanya’s continued push and much more.
Watch “The MMA Beat” live today at …read more

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Daily Debate: Did the UFC rush Israel Adesanya into a headliner too quickly?

Israel Adesanya is clearly a special talent, but is the 28-year-old striker being rushed into a UFC main event too quickly?
It’s a question worth pondering following the recent announcement that …read more

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Posted on May 2, 2018, 3:46 pm By
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Tavares vs Adesanya to headline TUF Finale event in July

After a 2-0 start to his UFC career, unbeaten middleweight sensation Israel Adesanya will make his Las Vegas MMA debut on Friday, July 6, as he meets No. 10-ranked veteran …read more

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Posted on May 1, 2018, 12:16 am By
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Israel Adesanya and Brad Tavares booked for TUF 27 Finale main event

After two victories inside the UFC’s Octagon, kickboxing transplant Israel Adesanya has been booked for his first main event battle. “The Last Stylebender” will collide with Hawaii’s Brad Tavares in …read more

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UFC Books Brad Tavares vs. Israel Adesanya For TUF 27 Finale

Brad Tavares and Israel Adesanya have nabbed a main event spot. Today (April 30), the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) announced a middleweight clash between Tavares and Adesanya. The bout will …read more

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Brad Tavares vs. Israel Adesanya to Headline ‘The Ultimate Fighter 27’ Finale

Israel Adesanya will take a major step up in competition when he faces Brad Tavares in the main event of “The Ultimate Fighter 27″ finale. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Brad Tavares Faces Israel Adesnaya in TUF 27 Finale Main Event

Fresh off a TKO in his most recent fight, Brad Tavares will take on super prospect Israel Adesanya in the headline fight for the TUF 27 Finale on July 6 …read more

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Israel Adesanya vs. Brad Tavares set for TUF 27 Finale main event

Israel Adesanya will get a serious test in his third UFC fight.
The precocious, charismatic striker will take on perennially ranked middleweight Brad Tavares in the TUF 27 Finale on July …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Tavares-Adesanya added to Ultimate Fighter

Brad Tavares and Israel Adesanya will battle in The Ultimate Fighter July 6 in Las Vegas. …read more

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Marvin Vettori Displeased with UFC Commentators, Production Team

Marvin Vettori believes he won his clash with Israel Adesanya at UFC on Fox 29. …read more

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Posted on April 30, 2018, 4:16 pm By
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Brad Tavares gunning for Michael Bisping next, doesn’t think Israel Adesanya ‘deserves’ fight with him

There was a time when Brad Tavares couldn’t stand Michael Bisping. He was annoyed by “The Count” and watched Bisping’s fights hoping he’d get knocked out. Tavares said when Dan …read more

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Tavares: Adesanya Doesn’t Deserve To Fight Me

Undefeated (13-0, 2-0 UFC) Middleweight prospect Israel Adesanya has been getting quite the love from Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in his first two fights inside the Octagon, and he’s made …read more

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Posted on April 24, 2018, 10:16 pm By
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Next time Marvin Vettori sees Israel Adesanya, he’s “going to slap him really hard”

Last weekend, on the main card of the UFC’s exciting stop in Glendale, Arizona, Italian middleweight Marvin Vettori gave up a close decision to highly-hyped prospect Israel Adesanya. Since then, …read more

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Marvin Vettori plans to slap 'double-face liar' Israel Adesanya next time they cross paths

Marvin Vettori is unhappy with a lot of people following his loss to Israel Adesanya at UFC on FOX 29 this past weekend.
Vettori (12-4-1 MMA, 2-2-1 UFC) believes the split-decision …read more

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RECAP! ‘Stylebender’ Remains Undefeated!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) finishers Israel Adesanya and Marvin Vettori battled it out last night (April 14, 2018) at UFC on FOX 29 from inside Gila River Arena in Glendale, …read more

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Israel Adesanya OK with criticism after UFC on FOX 29: Even Jesus Christ got crucified

GLENDALE, Ariz. – Israel Adesanya rates his UFC on FOX 29 performance a four out of 10. That’s not great, but he’s not going to allow himself to get too …read more

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Posted on April 15, 2018, 4:16 am By
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Israel Adesanya Goes the Distance for the First Time (UFC on FOX 29 Fight Highlights)

Check out highlights from Israel Adesanya’s split-decision victory over Marvin Vettoria at UFC on FOX 29 on Saturday in Glendale, Az. …read more

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UFC Glendale Results: Israel Adesanya defeats Marvin Vettori

UFC Glendale Results: Israel Adesanya defeats Marvin Vettori
A middleweight scrap between Israel Adesanya and Marvin Vettori took place during tonight’s UFC on FOX 29 main card in Glendale, Arizona.
Round one …read more

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Posted on April 15, 2018, 1:46 am By
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Twitter reacts to Israel Adesanya's win over Marvin Vettori at UFC on FOX 29

Middleweight sensation Israel Adesanya added another victory to his undefeated record when he emerged on top against Marvin Vettori at UFC on FOX 29.
In just the second fight of his …read more

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Adesanya Outlasts Vettori For First Career Decision Win

Highly touted middleweight prospect Israel Adesanya faced fellow up-and-coming talent Marvin Vettori on the main card of UFC on Fox 29 tonight (Sat., April 14, 2018) from inside Gila River …read more

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UFC on FOX 29 results: Israel Adesanya stays unbeaten despite late charge from Marvin Vettori

GLENDALE, Ariz. – It didn’t deliver with the highlight-reel finish one have hoped, but Israel Adesanya stayed undefeated with a win over Marvin Vettori.
The middleweight bout was part of the …read more

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UFC on FOX 29 results and highlights: Adesanya, Waterson get split decisions

On the UFC Glendale main card, Israel Adesanya earned a split decision over Marvin Vettori, and Michelle Waterson picked up a split decision over Courtney Casey. The UFC on FOX …read more

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UFC on FOX 29 live blog: Adesanya vs. Vettori

This is the UFC on FOX 29 live blog for Israel Adesanya vs. Marvin Vettori, a middleweight bout at Saturday night’s UFC event at the Gila River Arena in Glendale, …read more

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Israel Adesanya vs. Marvin Vettori: UFC on FOX 29 Daniel Cormier Preview

Light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier previews the UFC on FOX 29 middleweight bout between Israel Adesanya and Marvin Vettori. …read more

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Marvin Vettori on hyped prospect Adesanya: ‘He’s a little Chihuahua and I’m the bulldog’

GLENDALE — Marvin Vettori has heard it all from UFC on FOX 29 opponent Israel Adesanya in advance of April 14. And he’s ready to shut the brash kickboxer’s mouth. …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Adesanya Dismisses Jon Jones Comparisons - ‘I’m The First Me’

Undefeated middleweight sensation Israel Adesanya will make his anticipated return to the Octagon tomorrow night (Sat., April 14, 2018) at UFC on FOX 29 from inside Gila River Arena in …read more

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Israel Adesanya plans to drown Vettori at UFC and FOX 29 and ‘see how hard that head is’

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Even before his spectacular Octagon debut, Israel Adesanya knew he wanted to fight UFC on FOX 29 foe Marvin Vettori.
Adesanya, a decorated kickboxer who cemented himself as …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Marvin Vettori calls BS on Israel Adesanya's story of alleged confrontation

So, about that supposed confrontation with Israel Adesanya? It’s all BS, UFC on FOX 29 opponent Marvin Vettori said.
The way Adesanya (12-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) tells it, he and Vettori …read more

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Daily Debate: Whose UFC Glendale bout is more anticipated – Carlos Condit or Israel Adesanya?

Outside of Saturday’s UFC on FOX 29 headliner, which bout are fight fans most anticipating?
It’s a question we asked as part of MMAjunkie Radio’s Daily Debate feature, and despite three …read more

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Marvin Vettori Plans to ‘Break’ Israel Adesanya at UFC on FOX 29

Marvin Vettori (12-3-1) will have his first fight of 2018 when he takes on Israel Adesanya (13-0) in a UFC on FOX 29 middleweight bout. …read more

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Posted on April 13, 2018, 2:16 pm By
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Adesanya is a true original & unlike anyone before him

GLENDALEEven before Israel Adesanya made his debut in Perth, Australia at UFC 221, the mixed martial arts world was buzzing at the mere mention of the name “The Last Stylebender.”Comparisons …read more

Source:: UFC

Marvin Vettori wants to make fans realize Israel Adesanya isn’t as good as they thought

PHOENIX — At UFC on FOX 29 media day, Marvin Vettori discusses his confrontation with Israel Adesanya in Las Vegas, training with Fabricio Werdum at Kings MMA, why he wants …read more

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Israel Adesanya says it’s ‘disrespectful’ to compare him to Jon Jones, others

GLENDALE, Ariz. — At UFC on FOX 29 media day, Israel Adesanya discusses comparisons to Jon Jones and others, his fight with Marvin Vettori, already possibly having his next opponent …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Israel Adesanya plans to show Marvin Vettori who the real striker is at UFC on FOX 29

GLENDALE, Ariz. – UFC middleweight Israel Adesanya laughs out loud when hearing his next opponent described as a striker. And not just a brief titter, either.
It’s a long belly laugh …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Israel Adesanya's 'very modern take on masculinity' featured in flowery fashion campaign

They don’t call Israel Adesanya “The Last Style Bender” for nothing, you know. And if you think that nickname applies to just his fighting style, think again.
The undefeated Adesanya, who …read more

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Posted on April 11, 2018, 2:16 pm By
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UFC ‘Glendale’ Clash: Vettori Vs. Adesanya!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middleweight bruisers Marvin Vettori and Israel Adesanya will battle this Saturday (April 14, 2018) at UFC on FOX 29 inside Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona.
He’s …read more

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