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White: Jones may need to start taking Israel Adesanya very seriously

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“If he beats Robert Whittaker, he’s a very, very dangerous guy and a guy Jones needs to take serious.” Despite the pronounced discrepancy in …read more

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Robert Whittaker Taking Israel Adesanya Fight Seriously Despite Lack of Trash Talk

Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight champion Robert Whittaker has been his usual calm self in the face of a barrage of trash talking coming from his opponent, Israel Adesanya, whom he …read more

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Robert Whittaker Says He’s Taking Fight with Israel Adesanya Seriously despite Lack of Trash Talk

Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight champion Robert Whittaker has been his usual calm self in the face of a barrage of trash talking coming from his opponent, Israel Adesanya, whom he …read more

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Whittaker: I’m not a nice guy, I just don’t want to be a sh-t person

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UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker questions his reputation as a “nice guy” in MMA. Just by the way he …read more

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Posted on July 19, 2019, 12:16 pm By
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Robert Whittaker questions the prevalence of trash talk in MMA

These days, it seems like the majority of UFC fighters are trash talkers. Whether it’s to build interest in a fight or get under their opponent’s skin, many fighters seem …read more

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Posted on July 18, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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Robert Whittaker on Israel Adesanya: ‘We’re Not Cool’

Robert Whittaker realizes that he isn’t chummy with Israel Adesanya. Whittaker and Adesanya are set to collide in a middleweight title unification bout on Oct. 5. The bout will headline …read more

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Please Stop Taking A Crap On Robert Whittaker

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Can mixed martial arts (MMA) survive on competition alone?
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion, Robert Whittaker, doesn’t understand why people …read more

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Posted on July 18, 2019, 6:46 pm By
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Robert Whittaker won't get into trash talk with Israel Adesanya: 'I'm not a part of that little game'

Robert Whittaker doesn’t generally engage in pre-fight antics, and he doesn’t plan to start with Israel Adesanya.
Going back and forth at the UFC summer news conference earlier this month, Adesanya …read more

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Israel Adesanya Theorizes Cause of Robert Whittaker’s Behavior Change

Israel Adesanya and Robert Whittaker faced off for the first time at the UFC Summer Press Conference, and Adesanya came prepared for verbal warfare. The only problem, as Robert Whittaker …read more

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Posted on July 15, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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Israel Adesanya To Robert Whittaker: ‘Don’t Play The Nice Guy Now’

Israel Adesanya believes Robert Whittaker doesn’t come across as genuine. Adesanya and Whittaker are set to collide on Oct. 5 at UFC 243. A location for the event has not …read more

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Posted on July 11, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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Israel Adesanya compares Robert Whittaker to a ‘meth head’

Israel Adesanya and Robert Whittaker don’t even know where their UFC 243 middleweight title fight will occur yet, but Adesanya is already letting the trash talk fly.
Speaking at the UFC …read more

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Robert Whittaker Says Israel Adesanya Is ‘Arguing By Himself’

It is quite obvious Robert Whittaker is not one for trash talk. The middleweight champion would rather do his talking inside the Octagon. But, his next opponent in Israel Adesanya …read more

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Robert Whittaker says Israel Adesanya is ‘arguing by himself’

Robert Whittaker has no plans to be goaded into a verbal spat with Israel Adesanya.
Whittaker and Adesanya are set to collide in a middleweight title unification bout on Oct. 5. …read more

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Adesanya: Whittaker ‘reminded me of a meth head’ during staredown

Interim middleweight champion Israel Adesanya wasn’t too intimidated by Robert Whittaker during their staredown during Friday’s summer news conference. On Friday, the UFC officially announced the middleweight title bout …read more

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Israel Adesanya Compares Robert Whittaker to Meth Addict

The UFC 243 main event this October still does not have a venue, but it most certainly has a main event, with Robert Whittaker all set to defend his middleweight …read more

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Israel Adesanya says Robert Whittaker reminded him of a 'meth head' at UFC summer press conference face-off

LAS VEGAS – Israel Adesanya and Robert Whittaker faced off for the first time since the announcement of their much anticipated middleweight title unification bout.
They are set to square off …read more

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Trash talk? Memes? Robert Whittaker doesn't understand why Israel Adesanya is so upset

Consider UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker baffled by the backlash he’s received from Israel Adesanya.
Adesanya (17-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC) has reiterated that Whittaker (20-4 MMA, 11-2 UFC) has been talking …read more

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Israel Adesanya responds to Jon Jones’ offer to train with Robert Whittaker

Israel Adesanya has offered a response to Jon Jones’ offer to help train with Robert Whittaker and he didn’t have many kind things to say.
Adesanya is the interim UFC middleweight …read more

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Israel Adesanya Offers Bold Prediction For Robert Whittaker At UFC 243

Interim UFC middleweight champ Israel Adesanya will officially meet undisputed middleweight champion Robert Whittaker at October’s UFC 243. Although the anticipated unification fight doesn’t yet have a location, one of …read more

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Dana White Reacts To UFC 243’s Lack Of Location

Earlier today (Fri. July 5, 2019) the anticipated middleweight title fight between Robert Whittaker and Israel Adesanya was confirmed for October’s UFC 243. The fight is a huge one that …read more

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Whittaker vs. Adesanya title fight set for UFC 243

UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker and interim champ Israel Adesanya will unify the titles in the main event of UFC 243 on Oct. 5. …read more

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Whittaker Vs. Adesanya Official For UFC 243 This October

A middleweight title unification bout between UFC champion Robert Whittaker and interim titleholder Israel Adesanya was made official earlier today (Fri., July 5, 2019) by UFC officials.
The 185-pound scrap has …read more

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Whittaker vs. Adesanya official for UFC 243 on October 5

The middleweight title unification bout between Robert Whittaker and Israel Adesanya is set for Octobe. The UFC middleweight title now has an official date for its unification.
On Friday, the …read more

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Whittaker-Adesanya Title Unification Announced for UFC 243 in October

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has made it official, Robert Whittaker and Israel Adesanya will square off at UFC 243 this October to unify the middleweight belts. …read more

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Robert Whittaker vs. Israel Adesanya Confirmed For UFC 243

The anticipated Robert Whittaker vs. Israel Adesanya middleweight title match-up is official. The UFC announced on Twitter today (Fri., July 5, 2019) that undisputed champ Whittaker will take on interim …read more

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Robert Whittaker vs. Israel Adesanya title unifier to headline UFC 243 on Oct. 5

The UFC middleweight title fight everyone has been expecting is now official.
On Friday, the promotion announced that 185-pound champion Robert Whittaker and interim titleholder Israel Adesanya will meet in a …read more

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Robert Whittaker vs. Israel Adesanya official for UFC 243

UFC 243 has a no-brainer of a main event lined up.
On Friday, officials announced that middleweight champion Robert Whittaker (20-4) will meet interim titleholder Israel Adesanya (17-0) in a unification …read more

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UFC Rankings Report: Two New #1 Contenders

The UFC rankings have been updated following UFC Minneapolis! Check out all the changes below! Pound for Pound: Stipe Miocic moves down two spots to #11, and Robert Whittaker (#10) …read more

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Posted on July 2, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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Jones To Whittaker: Let’s Team Up, Ruin Adesanya

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight kingpin, Robert Whittaker, is planning to unify the division titles against interim 185-pound champion, Israel Adesanya, at the upcoming UFC 243 pay-per-view (PPV) event this …read more

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Jon Jones offers to help Robert Whittaker train to 'stomp a mudhole' in Israel Adesanya

Jon Jones is willing to team up with fellow UFC champ Robert Whittaker if it means improving the middleweight champ’s chances of defeating Israel Adesanya.
A budding rivalry between Jones (24-1 …read more

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Jon Jones offers to train Robert Whittaker for Israel Adesanya fight

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has offered to train Robert Whittaker for his title unification bout with Israel Adesanya.
The news come shortly after ‘Bones’ complimented Whittaker in a recent …read more

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Jones: I can’t wait to see Whittaker ‘stomp a mudhole’ in Adesanya

Jon Jones is rooting for Robert Whittaker to ‘stomp a mudhole’ in Israel Adesanya at UFC 243. Reigning UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones continues to snipe at interim middleweight …read more

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Jon Jones Counting On Robert Whittaker To ‘Stomp A Mudhole’ In Israel Adesanya

Jon Jones believes Robert Whittaker will run through Israel Adesanya. Adesanya is the interim Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight title holder. He captured the gold with a unanimous decision victory …read more

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Jon Jones can’t wait to see Robert Whittaker ‘stomp a mudhole’ in Israel Adesanya

UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones will return to the octagon against dangerous knockout artist Thiago Santos at next month’s UFC 239 event. While ‘Bones’ is clearly focused on his …read more

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Adesanya: I don’t know if Whittaker will make it to title unification bout

“I’m prepared for him but I don’t know if he’s going to make it to the fight.” A middleweight title unification bout between reigning champion Robert Whittaker and interim …read more

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Posted on June 20, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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Adesanya Wants Betting Lines On Whittaker Pulling Out

Will he or won’t he?
That’s what Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) interim middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya, wants to know about reigning division kingpin, Robert Whittaker, in regards to their upcoming UFC …read more

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Israel Adesanya questions Robert Whittaker’s status as champion

Robert Whittaker captured the UFC interim middleweight title with a July, 2017 defeat of Yoel Romero. He was then promoted to undisputed champion when Georges St-Pierre vacated the undisputed title …read more

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Israel Adesanya goes off on Robert Whittaker: 'I will bury him if I have to'

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The highly anticipated title unification bout between middleweight champion Robert Whittaker and interim champ Israel Adesanya may be all …read more

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Report: Whittaker-Adesanya Middleweight Unification Bout To Take Place at UFC 243 in Melbourne

The hugely anticipated battle between Australian UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker and the Nigerian-born New-Zealand based interim champ Israel Adesanya appears to be set for UFC 243 at Marvel Stadium …read more

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Israel Adesanya Wants Odds If Robert Whittaker Makes It To Their Fight

Israel Adesanya and Robert Whittaker are expected to unify their titles later this year at UFC 243. There, the expectation the card happens in Australia as it is expected to …read more

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Robert Whittaker vs. Israel Adesanya headlines UFC 243 in Melbourne

The two best middleweights in MMA are set to fight in a title unification bout this fall.
According to a report from Raphael Marinho of Combate, UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker …read more

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Morning Report: Israel Adesanya questions if Robert Whittaker will even make it to their title unification bout

At UFC 234, Robert Whittaker was set to defend his middleweight title against Kelvin Gastelum. Unfortunately, Whittaker suffered a serious abdominal hernia shortly before the fight and was forced into …read more

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Dana White: 'Massive event' with Robert Whittaker vs. Israel Adesanya will 'blow the doors off' Australia

When speaking to the media Tuesday at the brand new UFC Apex facility in Las Vegas, UFC boss Dana White hinted at the expected title unification bout between middleweight champion …read more

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Gastelum eyes Adesanya rematch after ‘The Last Stylebender’ beats Whittaker

Kelvin Gastelum makes his prediction for the proposed title unification bout between Robert Whittaker and Israel Adesanya. No matter what happens between Israel Adesanya and Robert Whittaker, a Gastelum-Adesanya rematch …read more

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Kelvin Gastelum gives his prediction for Robert Whittaker vs. Israel Adesanya title fight

At UFC 234, Robert Whittaker was set to defend his middleweight title against Kelvin Gastelum. It would have been the first time that the Aussie would have defended his belt. …read more

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Kelvin Gastelum Predicts Adesanya/Whittaker, Eyes Rematch

Kelvin Gastelum had high hopes that it would be him challenging Robert Whittaker for the UFC middleweight championship in 2019. And he was supposed to. He was all set to …read more

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