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Paulo Henrique Costa: Title Shot Confirmed, Plans To Watch Whittaker-Adesanya Cageside

Next month’s middleweight title fight featuring champion Robert Whittaker against interim champion Israel Adesanya just got a bit more interesting, as Brazilian juggernaut Paulo Henrique Costa has confirmed he’ll be …read more

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Paulo Costa Says Middleweight Title Shot Confirmed, Plans To Watch Whittaker-Adesanya From Cageside

Next month’s middleweight title fight featuring champion Robert Whittaker against interim champion Israel Adesanya just got a bit more interesting, as Brazilian juggernaut Paulo Henrique Costa has confirmed he’ll be …read more

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Cocksure Costa Won’t Float For Skinny Clowns

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Reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion, Robert Whittaker, will attempt to unify the division titles when he collides with current interim 185-pound …read more

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Paulo Costa Says Dana White Promised Him UFC Middleweight Title Shot

Paulo Costa claims he is next in line for a shot at the winner of Robert Whittaker vs. Israel Adesanya. On Oct. 5, UFC middleweight champion Whittaker will go one-on-one …read more

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Uriah Hall believes Robert Whittaker will withdraw from UFC 243

UFC middleweight champ Robert Whittaker is scheduled to defend his title opposite interim champion Israel Adesanya at UFC 243 this October. In the opinion of long-time middleweight contender Uriah Hall, …read more

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Uriah Hall expects Robert Whittaker injury, volunteers for Israel Adesanya at UFC 243

VANCOUVER – Uriah Hall doesn’t have a lot of faith that middleweight champ Robert Whittaker will show up for UFC 243.
If Whittaker drops out of a title unifier against interim …read more

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Robert Whittaker doesn't see Khabib Nurmagomedov losing anytime soon

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From one UFC champion to another, Robert Whittaker has high praise for Khabib Nurmagomedov. And he doesn’t see anyone …read more

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Melbourne politicians want Octagon girls banned from UFC 243

When the UFC returns to Melbourne, Australia for UFC 243, it will bring top fighters like Robert Whittaker, Israel Adesanya, Holly Holm, Raquel Pennington, Dan Hooker and Al Iaquinta along …read more

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Paulo Costa predicts win for Robert Whittaker over 'fake champion' Israel Adesanya at UFC 243

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Paulo Costa still plans on being front and center to watch his potential next opponent.
He will fly halfway across …read more

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UFC champ Robert Whittaker describes dealing with depression before most recent injury

UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker usually lets his actions speak for him.
The hard-hitting Australian never has been particularly boastful and has engaged in minimal trash talk during his UFC tenure. …read more

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Robert Whittaker opens up on recent struggle with depression

Robert Whittaker was expected to defend his UFC middleweight title against Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 234 in in Melbourne, Australia back in February. Regrettably, the Australian was forced out of …read more

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Official UFC 243 poster released: Robert Whittaker, Israel Adesanya set to unify

The middleweight title will be unified in front of a potential record crowd in October when Robert Whittaker and Israel Adesanya clash in the UFC 243 headliner.
Champion Whittaker (20-4 MMA, …read more

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Robert Whittaker says Yoel Romero didn’t follow game plan against Paulo Costa

Robert Whittaker is of the belief that Yoel Romero was flustered when he couldn’t put Paulo Costa away.
On the main card of UFC 241, Romero and Costa engaged in a …read more

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Colby Covington eyes fights with 'sheep lover' Khabib Nurmagomedov, 'bum' Robert Whittaker

COCONUT CREEK, Fla. – Colby Covington’s focus is on Kamaru Usman and the UFC welterweight title, but his overall aspirations reach far beyond.
Covington (15-1 MMA, 10-1 UFC), the former interim …read more

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Robert Whittaker makes prediction for title fight with Israel Adesanya

Robert Whittaker has a prediction for his bout with Israel Adesanya and it doesn’t involve the judges.
Whittaker and Adesanya are set to collide on Oct. 5. “The Reaper” is the …read more

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Robert Whittaker predicts he'll finish Israel Adesanya 'somewhere in the second, third round'

Robert Whittaker saw something in Israel Adesanya’s last fight, which makes him believe that he’ll put “The Last “Stylebender” away at UFC 243.
Speaking to Triple M, champion Whittaker (20-4 MMA, …read more

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Paulo Costa Vows to Beat The Winner of UFC 243 Main Event

Paulo Costa is very confident he can best both Israel Adesanya and Robert Whittaker. After his three-round war against Yoel Romero at UFC 241, Costa cannot wait to sit cageside …read more

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Paulo Costa hopes Israel Adesanya beats Robert Whittaker at UFC 243 so he can 'erase him'

Paulo Costa scored the biggest win of his young UFC career at UFC 241, and he hopes to faces Israel Adesanya next.
And just like Costa (13-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) chimed …read more

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After UFC 241, Paulo Costa thinks Robert Whittaker, Israel Adesanya scared of him

ANAHEIM, Calif. – At the conclusion of Paulo Costa’s fight Saturday night, the fans at Honda Center seemed thrilled. But they weren’t the only ones.
The UFC brass was happy enough …read more

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Costa: It’s personal against Adesanya. If he takes the belt, I will kill him

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Paulo Costa expects Robert Whittaker to defend the belt, but prefers Israel Adesanya to win because of personal reasons. …read more

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Twitter reacts to Paulo Costa's narrow win over Yoel Romero in thriller at UFC 241

Paulo Costa validated himself as a true middleweight contender on Saturday when he defeated Yoel Romero at UFC 241.
Costa (13-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) joined reigning 185-pound king Robert Whittaker as …read more

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Israel Adesanya Offers Robert Whittaker Advice Ahead Of UFC 243 Title Clash

Israel Adesanya believes it would be wise of Robert Whittaker to avoiding trading strikes with him. On Oct. 5, Adesanya and Whittaker will do battle in the main event of …read more

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Posted on August 15, 2019, 11:16 pm By
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VIDEO | Robert Whittaker and Israel Adesanya square off

UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker and interim champ Israel Adesanya squared off Wednesday at the UFC 243 pre-fight press conference.
As you can expect, it was a tense staredown between the …read more

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Israel Adesanya: Robert Whittaker should take me down if he wants to win at UFC 243

Israel Adesanya traded barbs mostly with the fans Wednesday at the UFC 243 pre-fight news conference.
But he also sent middleweight champion Robert Whittaker a message: If he wants to win …read more

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Posted on August 15, 2019, 1:16 pm By
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UFC 243 Press Conference Live Stream Tonight (Aug. 14)

A press conference will be held tonight (Aug. 14) to promote the Oct. 5 UFC 243 pay-per-view. UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker and interim title holder Israel Adesanya will attend …read more

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Latest UFC 243 Fight Card, TV Line Up

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The UFC middleweight titles will be unified when Robert Whittaker defends his belt against interim straphanger Israel Adesanya in what could …read more

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UFC 243 press conference video at 10 p.m. ET

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At UFC 243 press conference, UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker and interim champion Israel Adesanya will discuss their upcoming showdown …read more

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Bitter Whittaker Going To Shut You Up

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion, Robert Whittaker, knows that some mixed martial arts (MMA) fans have been questioning his …read more

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Adesanya: I’ll give Whittaker the blueprint and ‘still whoop his ass’

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Israel Adesanya isn’t lacking confidence heading into his title unification bout against Robert Whittaker. To the extent that he doesn’t …read more

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Israel Adesanya is insulted by comparisons to Jon Jones’ striking

Israel Adesanya is set to fight Robert Whittaker in the main event of UFC 243 this October in Australia.
Yet, in the lead up to the fight, a lot of the …read more

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Adesanya to Whittaker: Neither Jon Jones Nor ISIS Can Save You

It’s safe to say that Israel Adesanya is unconcerned about whom Robert Whittaker is training with ahead of UFC 243. Robert Whittaker and Jon Jones flirted with the idea of …read more

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You Sell The Tickets, I’ll Do The Fighting

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Current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight champion Robert Whittaker isn’t exactly known for his trash talk, as the Australian-born fighter …read more

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Posted on July 30, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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Gastelum: Whittaker Wins, But I’m Rooting For Adesanya

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion, Robert Whittaker, is expected to defend his 185-pound strap against interim division titleholder, Israel …read more

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Quote: Israel Adesanya Talks Too Much Trash

A UFC middleweight is pulling for Robert Whittaker to defeat Israel Adesanya at UFC 243. Whittaker and Adesanya will collide in a middleweight title unification bout on Oct. 5. The …read more

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Kelvin Gastelum makes pick for Robert Whittaker vs. Israel Adesanya fight

The next UFC middleweight title fight on the calendar will go down at UFC 243 on October 6, when undisputed champion Robert Whittaker will attempt to defend his title against …read more

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Robert Whittaker explains why he hasn’t trained with Jon Jones yet

During Israel Adesanya’s and Jon Jones’ intense trash talk, “Bones” said he would help train Robert Whittaker for his fight against “The Last Stylebender”.
Yet, with the fight in October at …read more

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Robert Whittaker Reveals One Reason He Hasn’t Trained With Jon Jones

UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker will throw down in the biggest fight of his career later this year. ‘The Reaper’ will take on interim champion Israel Adesanya in the main …read more

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Robert Whittaker hails ‘Wonderboy’ the best ‘outside fighter’ in MMA

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“You know who’s the best, I think the best person who fights on the outside is Wonderboy Thompson.” Former UFC …read more

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