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Morning Report: Israel Adesanya still wants Yoel Romero next, says UFC thinks the fight won’t sell

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

After knocking out Robert Whittaker at UFC 243 to claim the undisputed middleweight title, Israel Adesanya was supposed to face fellow undefeated middleweight Paulo Costa …read more

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Whittaker on Till: That’s the fight I’m currently interested in

Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

Robert Whittaker wants Darren Till in his first fight back at middleweight since losing his title. Former UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker wants his first …read more

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Whittaker Calls Out Till For London Fight

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Former UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker is looking to step back inside of the Octagon against newly-minted division contender Darren Till.
Whittaker, who lost his UFC …read more

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Robert Whittaker eyes London showdown with Darren Till

Robert Whittaker is ready to get back on the horse after losing the UFC middleweight title to Israel Adesanya at UFC 243 and would like to do so against the …read more

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Robert Whittaker would like to fight Darren Till in London

Robert Whittaker isn’t looking for an easy route back to the top.
Whittaker, the former UFC middleweight champion, lost his title to Israel Adesanya at UFC 243 via second-round TKO in …read more

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Robert Whittaker believes a fight with Darren Till is inevitable following UFC 244

Robert Whittaker believes his next challenge could be new middleweight contender, Darren Till.
The former middleweight champion was very impressed by Till’s UFC 244 fight against Kelvin Gastelum. The British fighter …read more

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Morning Report: Yoel Romero to Israel Adesanya: ‘What happened, you heard I send people to the hospital after my fights? Don’t back out now’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

At UFC 243, Israel Adesanya knocked out Robert Whittaker to unify his interim middleweight title with Whittaker’s undisputed middleweight title. His first title defense was …read more

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Israel Adesanya shares bold prediction for potential Robert Whittaker vs Kelvin Gastelum fight

During an appearance on Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show, Israel Adesanya made a bold prediction for a potential fight between Robert Whittaker and Kelvin Gastelum.
Adesanya, of course, is well acquainted with …read more

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Robert Whittaker’s coach criticizes fans who disliked UFC 244 co-main event

Robert Whittaker’s coach Fabricio Itte has criticized fans that didn’t enjoy Darren Till vs Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 244.
The co-main event this past weekend was a tactical affair, with Till …read more

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Israel Adesanya On Yoel Romero: ‘If You’re Not Cheating, You’re Not Trying’

Israel Adesanya believes Yoel Romero channels his inner Eddie Guerrero. Adesanya captured the undisputed UFC middleweight championship last month. He stopped Robert Whittaker via second-round TKO. While Paulo Costa was …read more

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Robert Whittaker rates Darren Till’s middleweight debut

At UFC 244, former UFC welterweight title challenger Darren Till picked up his first victory as a middleweight, defeating former interim title challenger Kelvin Gastelum by split decision. Till’s debut …read more

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Whittaker cancels tour, next fight to be announced ‘soon’

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Former UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker’s next fight will be announced soon, according to a statement from his management. The return of former UFC …read more

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UFC champ Israel Adesanya: Bring on Yoel Romero now that Paulo Costa is out

In the wake of derailed plans, UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya is calling his shot.
Adesanya, who claimed gold earlier this month from Robert Whittaker at UFC 243, had been expected …read more

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Dana White Says Paulo Costa Is Injured & Won’t Fight Israel Adesanya Next

Israel Adesanya won’t be facing Paulo Costa next after all. Adesanya became the undisputed UFC middleweight champion earlier this month. He starched Robert Whittaker, earning a second-round TKO victory in …read more

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Robert Whittaker not surprised Kelvin Gastelum dogged his last performance: 'Our paths will cross'

When Robert Whittaker lost his UFC middleweight championship to Israel Adesanya, Kelvin Gastelum had quite a bit to say.
Gastelum mocked Whittaker’s second-round knockout loss to Adesanya at UFC 243, saying …read more

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The UFC's 13 most dominant first-time title-winning performances

Israel Adesanya ran through Robert Whittaker at UFC 243 in what arguably was one of the best performances by a title challenger in UFC history.
He joined a list of many …read more

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Bisping: ‘Last Stylebender’ Can Be Bigger Than McGregor

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Israel Adesanya turned the middleweight division on its head earlier this month at UFC 243 when he ended 185-pound king Robert Whittaker via second-round …read more

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Video: Adesanya’s family and corner celebrate his UFC 243 title win over Whittaker

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Watch those closest to Israel Adesanya celebrate his championship triumph over Robert Whittaker. Israel Adesanya came up big at UFC 243, defeating Robert Whittaker …read more

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Derek Brunson blames his 'dumbness' for losses in big UFC fights

Derek Brunson has competed with the middleweight division’s elite but believes silly errors have cost him victories.
He watched the UFC 243 main event last weekend between Robert Whittaker and Israel …read more

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VIDEO | Watch Israel Adesanya’s family, corner react to his title win

Last weekend, in the main event of UFC 243 in Melbourne, Australia, Israel Adesanya captured the UFC middleweight title with a second-round stoppage of Robert Whittaker. To say his friends, …read more

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Whittaker Targets Early 2020 Return

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion, Robert Whittaker, is not crying himself to sleep every night simply because he lost his 185-pound title …read more

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Judo Chop: Robert Whittaker’s road to hell, pt. 1

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Bloody Elbow’s Connor Ruebusch breaks down the strategies and tactics at play in last weekend’s battle between Robert Whittaker and Israel Adesanya. Sometimes good …read more

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Morning Report: Following KO loss at UFC 243, Robert Whittaker looks to return to action in early 2020

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

At UFC 243 over the weekend, Robert Whittaker lost his middleweight title to Israel Adesanya via second-round TKO. It was an unfortunate setback for the …read more

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Fortunes changed for five at UFC 243

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

With his middleweight championship win over Robert Whittaker on Saturday night, Israel Adesanya became the company’s first potential major breakout star since the ESPN era …read more

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Kelvin Gastelum Wasn’t Impressed with Robert Whittaker’s Performance at UFC 243

Robert Whittaker is no longer middleweight champion after Israel Adesanya defeated him by technical knockout in the second round in the UFC 243 headliner this past Saturday. …read more

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Jon Jones opens as betting favorite over Israel Adesanya in possible superfight

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Jon Jones has opened as the betting favorite over Israel Adesanya. After Israel Adesanya knocked out Robert Whittaker to unify the middleweight titles …read more

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Kelvin Gastelum Critical of Robert Whittaker’s Performance at UFC 243

Kelvin Gastelum watched UFC 243 and thinks that Robert Whittaker not only could have done better but also feels the former middleweight champ could be on the decline. After losing …read more

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Posted on October 9, 2019, 5:16 pm By
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UFC Rankings Report: Israel Adesanya Enters P4P Top 10

The UFC rankings have been updated following UFC 243! Check out all the changes below! Pound for Pound: After his victory over Robert Whittaker at UFC 243, Israel Adesanya shoots …read more

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Robert Whittaker eyes early 2020 return following UFC 243 title loss

Robert Whittaker is doubling down on his post-fight interview following his middleweight title loss to Israel Adesanya at UFC 243: he’s not going anywhere and already has a return timetable …read more

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Robert Whittaker eager to rebound from UFC 243 loss, targets February-March return

Former UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker isn’t looking to remain on the sidelines for long.
After suffering a second-round knockout to Israel Adesanya this past weekend at UFC 243, Whittaker hopes …read more

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Kelvin Gastelum believes Robert Whittaker was ‘disappointing’ at UFC 243

UFC middleweight contender Kelvin Gastelum has opened up about Robert Whittaker’s performance against Israel Adesanya at UFC 243, calling it ‘disappointing’.
Gastelum was speaking to MMAFighting during the recent Dominance MMA …read more

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Kelvin Gastelum can't help but to look ahead of UFC 244 matchup against Darren Till

LOS ANGELES – Kelvin Gastelum experienced a variety of different emotions when he watched Israel Adesanya finish Robert Whittaker at UFC 243 on Saturday night.
Ranging from disappointed to respectful to …read more

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Video: Kelvin Gastelum calls Robert Whittaker’s performance at UFC 243 ‘disappointing’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

LOS ANGELES — Kelvin Gastelum discusses facing Darren Till at UFC 244, Robert Whittaker’s performance against Israel Adesanya, and more. …read more

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Israel Adesanya To Jon Jones: ‘Get My F*cking Nuts Out Of Your Mouth’

Israel Adesanya has blasted Jon Jones over remarks regarding his confidence. Adesanya is fresh off his undisputed UFC middleweight title victory over Robert Whittaker at UFC 243. After the bout, …read more

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Israel Adesanya vows to actively defend UFC title before he fights 'jealous' Jon Jones

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya won’t let Jon Jones’ words slide, but he has business to attend to first.
Adesanya, who knocked out Robert Whittaker this past weekend at UFC 243, …read more

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Israel Adesanya fires back at “jealous” Jon Jones

Israel Adesanya has responded to fellow UFC champion Jon Jones, this after ‘Bones’ claimed ‘Stylebender’ was lacking the confidence to fight him.
Adesanya (18-0 MMA) defeated Robert Whittaker via second round …read more

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Israel Adesanya Believes He’ll Meet Robert Whittaker Again Some Day

Israel Adesanya wouldn’t be surprised if he faces Robert Whittaker in a rematch down the line. This past Saturday night (Oct. 5), Adesanya went one-on-one with Whittaker for the undisputed …read more

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Israel Adesanya expects future rematch with Robert Whittaker: 'I'll see him again, definitely'

MELBOURNE, Australia – The MMA world is hailing its latest superstar after Israel Adesanya dethroned Robert Whittaker at UFC 243 to capture the middleweight title.
But while the super-confident Kiwi won’t …read more

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Adesanya: Jones Jealous I'm New Face Of UFC

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After knocking out Robert Whittaker at UFC 243 last weekend (Sat., Oct. 5, 2019) in Melbourne, Australia (see it again …read more

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Posted on October 8, 2019, 12:16 am By
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Cannonier: Whittaker Fight Gets Me To The Title

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We are a couple days removed from the UFC 243 pay-per-view (PPV) event which saw Robert Whittaker cough up his …read more

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Opinion: The UFC should let fighters get creative with their walkouts more often

Israel Adesanya did something not many UFC fighters have done at UFC 243 over the weekend — and I’m not talking about beating Robert Whittaker, as impressive as that was. …read more

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UFC 243 Aftermath: Time to strike while the iron is hot for Israel Adesanya vs. Jon Jones

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

On Saturday night at UFC 243, Israel Adesanya announced himself as one of the very best fighters on the planet by dismantling Robert Whittaker en …read more

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What’s next for Israel Adesanya and Robert Whittaker after UFC 243?

UFC 243 has come and gone and with it, a new middleweight champion has been crowned. In the main event, the middleweight title was on the line as champion, Robert …read more

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Paulo Costa: Israel Adesanya ‘Cannot Fight with Guys Who Pressure Him’

Paulo Henrique Costa was seated cageside for Israel Adesanya’s victory over Robert Whittaker in the UFC 243 headliner on Saturday, setting the stage for a future championship showdown between two …read more

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Jon Jones Says Israel Adesanya Lacks Confidence To Fight Him

Jon Jones isn’t convinced that Israel Adesanya has mustered up the courage to fight him yet. This past Saturday night (Oct. 5), Adesanya took on Robert Whittaker for the undisputed …read more

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Israel Adesanya expects Robert Whittaker rematch: ‘I’ll see you again’

New UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya believes he will eventually see former champ Robert Whitaker in the Octagon again one day. Despite knocking Whittaker out in devastating fashion in the …read more

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Israel Adesanya on Paulo Costa: ‘He’s a b*tch...and I want to make him my b*tch’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Israel Adesanya barely had time to celebrate his second-round knockout over Robert Whittaker before he was on to the next person in line.
The new undisputed …read more

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Joe Rogan praises Robert Whittaker after UFC 243

Robert Whittaker is no longer the UFC middleweight champion, having come up short to Israel Adesanya at UFC 243 over the weekend. Even in defeat, however, the Australian still has …read more

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Making the Grade: UFC 243: Whittaker vs. Adesanya

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

With over 57,000 fans in attendance, Israel Adesanya capped off an unbelievable start to his UFC career by knocking out Robert Whittaker in the second …read more

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Morning Report: Daniel Cormier says that Israel Adesanya is ‘just small’ for potential fight with Jon Jones

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

On Saturday night at UFC 243, Israel Adesanya knocked out Robert Whittaker to unify the middleweight titles and become the undisputed king of the 185 …read more

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Jon Jones reacts to Israel Adesanya defeating Robert Whittaker

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was watching last night’s UFC 243 main event between Israel Adesanya and Robert Whittaker with keen interest.
After all, ‘Bones’ and ‘Stylebender’ had been going …read more

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Israel Adesanya on Paulo Costa: ‘I Want To Make Him My B*tch’

Israel Adesanya now has his sights fully set on Paulo Costa. Last night (Oct. 5), Adesanya silenced his doubters. He took on Robert Whittaker for the undisputed UFC middleweight championship. …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Robert Whittaker and UFC 243's other losing fighters?

(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for UFC 243’s winning fighters?)
After every event, fans wonder whom the losing fighters will be matched up with next.
With another night of UFC …read more

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Posted on October 6, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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UFC 243: Robert Whittaker vs. Israel Adesanya recap video


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See the highlights and recap from UFC 243: Robert Whittaker vs. Israel Adesanya. Adesanya cemented his status as one of the UFC’s top new stars by …read more

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Israel Adesanya: I should have finished Robert Whittaker in the first round

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“I should have punched him until the referee jumped on him. I guess the referee saved him on that one.” Israel Adesanya put on …read more

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Robert Whittaker Makes No Excuses, Covets Rematch with Israel Adesanya

It had been a long time since Robert Whittaker climbed into the Octagon and even longer since he tasted defeat. …read more

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Robert Whittaker releases video statement on UFC 243 title fight loss

Former UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker has released a video statement following his loss to Israel Adesanya in the main event of UFC 243.
“The Reaper” posted a video along with …read more

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7 Takeaways From UFC 243

UFC 243 featured the return of Robert Whittaker against the man that pretty much has stolen the thunder in the middleweight division in Israel Adesanya. While Whittaker has been dominant …read more

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Robert Whittaker philosophical after UFC 243 defeat: 'I was doing well until I wasn't!'

MELBOURNE, Australia – Being asked to assess the reasons for a loss mere minutes after the bout in question is always a tough ask of a fighter, and arguably even …read more

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Whittaker after title loss: ‘I feel that I can beat’ Adesanya

Jasmin Frank-USA TODAY Sports

Robert Whittaker was happy with the way he was fighting early on in his title defense against Israel Adesanya Saturday night. Robert Whittaker believes he …read more

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Paulo Costa tells Israel Adesanya he shouldn’t have given him the middle finger: ‘See you soon’

UFC middleweight contender Paulo Costa was not happy that new UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya flipped him the bird following his knockout win over Robert Whittaker in the main event …read more

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Robert Whittaker felt he was ‘controlling the fight’ before getting caught by Israel Adesanya

Israel Adesanya and Robert Whittaker | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

It’s been a while since Robert Whittaker has tasted defeat.
“The Reaper” saw his middleweight championship reign come to an …read more

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Creepy Costa Wants To Murder Adesanya

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Israel Adesanya unified the middleweight titles last night by knocking out Robert Whittaker in the UFC 243 pay-per-view (PPV) main …read more

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UFC 243 Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay: Main event nets $80k of $174k total

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MELBOURNE, Australia – Fighters from Saturday’s UFC 243 event took home event took home UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay …read more

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UFC 243 video recap: Adesanya stops Whittaker to win MW title

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Israel Adesanya stopped Robert Whittaker in the second round to become the undisputed middleweight champion at UFC 243. Israel Adesanya …read more

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Joe Rogan praises Israel Adesanya for performance at UFC 243

UFC commentator Joe Rogan was absolutely blown away by Israel Adesanya’s performance at tonight’s UFC 243 event in Melbourne.
Israel Adesanya (18-0 MMA) took on Robert Whittaker (21-5 MMA) for the …read more

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Dana White reacts to UFC 243 main event between Israel Adesanya and Robert Whittaker

The interim champ, Israel Adesanya collided with the middleweight champion, Robert Whittaker in the main event of UFC 243. The much-anticipated bout was expected to break the UFC’s all-time attendance …read more

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Israel Adesanya banks UFC 243 bonus for knocking out Robert Whittaker

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced the recipients of the performance-based bonuses following Saturday’s UFC 243: Whittaker vs. Adesanya event in Melbourne, Australia. Israel Adesanya, Brad Riddell, Jamie Mullarkey, and Yorgan …read more

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UFC 243: Whittaker vs. Adesanya breaks attendance record

UFC 243: Whittaker vs. Adesanya was a record-setting event on Saturday in Melbourne, Australia. Headlined by a middleweight title unification bout between Robert Whittaker and Israel Adesanya, the event set …read more

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Paulo Costa on possible Israel Adesanya fight consequences: 'I can kill him'

The rivalry between Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa ratcheted up several levels on Saturday night.
In his crowning moment, Adesanya (18-0 UFC, 7-0 MMA) defeated Robert Whittaker to unify the UFC …read more

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Robert Whittaker issues statement following UFC 243 loss to Israel Adesanya

Robert Whittaker squared off with undefeated UFC interim middleweight champion Israel Adesanya in the headiner of tonight’s UFC 243 event.
The fight marked Whittaker’s first in fifteen months, as his most …read more

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Israel Adesanya Melts Robert Whittaker to Unify Middleweight Title in UFC 243 Headliner

Israel Adesanya unifies middleweight championship with second-round stoppage of Robert Whittaker. …read more

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UFC 243 results: Israel Adesanya flattens Robert Whittaker to become undisputed middleweight champion

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

It took Israel Adesanya less than two years and only seven fights to become the best middleweight in the UFC.
At UFC 243 from Melbourne, Australia, …read more

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Israel Adesanya knocks out Robert Whittaker in UFC 243 main event

The middleweight title was unified in Melbourne, Australia on Saturday as champion Robert Whittaker and interim titleholder Israel Adesanya headlined the UFC 243 fight card. The event set the UFC …read more

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Israel Adesanya vs. Robert Whittaker full fight video highlights

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Watch Israel Adesanya vs. Robert Whittaker full fight video highlights from the UFC 243’s main event above, courtesy of the UFC.
UFC 243: Whittaker vs. Adesanya …read more

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Adesanya knocks out Whittaker to unify UFC title

Israel Adesanya knocked out Robert Whittaker with a right-hook-left-hook combination at 3:33 of the second round Saturday in the main event of UFC 243 in Melbourne, Australia. Adesanya unified the …read more

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UFC 243 PPV results: Adesanya TKO’s Whittaker to win 185 lbs title

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Israel Adesanya just stopped Robert Whittaker in the second round of the UFC 243 main event. UFC 243 is …read more

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Video: Israel Adesanya knocks out Robert Whittaker to unify belts at UFC 243

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Watch highlights from the UFC 243 main event title fight. UFC 243’s main event was a highly anticipated title unification …read more

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Pros react to Israel Adesanya defeating Robert Whittaker at UFC 243

A middleweight title unification bout between Robert Whittaker and Israel Adesanya headlined tonight’s UFC 243 pay-per-view event in Melbourne, Australia.
Israel Adesanya (17-0 MMA) was returning to action for the first …read more

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Twitter reacts to Israel Adesanya's title-winning KO of Robert Whittaker at UFC 243

Israel Adesanya successfully unified the middleweight title on Saturday when he defeated Robert Whittaker for undisputed UFC gold in the UFC 243 headliner.
Adesanya’s (18-0 MMA, 7-0 UFC) undefeated career reached …read more

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UFC 243 Highlights: Israel Adesanya TKO’s Robert Whittaker to win Middleweight Title

Israel Adesanya is the new UFC middleweight champion as he finished Robert Whittaker at UFC 243. It seemed like it was just a matter of when Adesanya would finish …read more

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UFC 243 Results: Israel Adesanya KO’s Robert Whittaker (Video)

A middleweight title unification bout between Robert Whittaker and Israel Adesanya headlines tonight’s UFC 243 pay-per-view event in Melbourne, Australia.
Israel Adesanya (17-0 MMA) was last seen in action at April’s …read more

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UFC 243 results: Israel Adesanya destroys Robert Whittaker, claims middleweight crown

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Welcome to The Israel Adesanya Era.
Just 18 months after making his UFC debut, the New Zealand kickboxer by way …read more

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Pros react to Adesanya’s TKO of Whittaker at UFC 243

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Israel Adesanya finished Robert Whittaker with strikes in the second round of their title fight at UFC 243. On Twitter, …read more

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UFC 243: Robert Whittaker vs. Israel Adesanya, live results, analysis

Before the main event crowns a unified middleweight champ, check here for results and analysis. …read more

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Kelvin Gastelum takes a jab at Robert Whittaker ahead of UFC 243 main event

Kelvin Gastelum decided to take a jab at Robert Whittaker shortly after it was announced that the champion had arrived at the stadium for UFC 243.
‘Bobby Knuckles’ is set to …read more

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UFC 243 | Justin Gaethje says he ‘went big’ on a first round finish from Robert Whittaker

UFC lightweight contender Justin Gaethje says he ‘went big’ on a first round finish from Robert Whittaker for tonight’s UFC 243 event.
Whittaker will take on Israel Adesanya in a middleweight …read more

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UFC 243 primer: Robert Whittaker vs. Israel Adesanya

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Get up to date with the main event of UFC 243 between Robert Whittaker and Israel Adesanya. In the main …read more

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UFC 243: Whittaker vs. Adesanya Results and Highlights

The Octagon returns to Melbourne, Australia tonight for UFC 243, an eleven-bout fight card headlined by Israel Adesanya vs. Robert Whittaker.
Israel Adesanya (17-0 MMA) was last seen in action at …read more

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UFC 243 | Paulo Costa takes one final shot at Israel Adesanya and Robert Whittaker

Paulo Costa will be watching tonight’s UFC 243 middleweight title unification bout between Israel Adesanya and Robert Whittaker with great interest.
The undefeated Brazilian, Costa (13-0 MMA), is expected to be …read more

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Conor McGregor Wishes Israel Adesanya Good Luck Ahead Of UFC 243

Conor McGregor has encouraging words for his fellow Paradigm Sports Management fighter Israel Adesanya. Tonight (Oct. 5), Adesanya will go one-on-one with Robert Whittaker for the undisputed UFC middleweight title. …read more

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Conor McGregor sends Israel Adesanya a message prior to UFC 243

Former two division champion Conor McGregor has sent Israel Adesanya a message prior to his title unification bout with Robert Whittaker at UFC 243.
The UFC’s current interim middleweight champ, Adesanya, …read more

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Whittaker Plans To Drag Adesanya ‘Into The Trenches’ At UFC 243

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Reigning UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker will try to end the Israel Adesanya hype train later tonight (Sat., Oct. 5, …read more

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UFC 243 final odds: Whittaker now owns underdog line to Adesanya  

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Check out the final betting odds for Saturday’s UFC 243 event in Australia, where Israel Adesanya is now favored over Robert Whittaker in their …read more

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Embedded! ‘I Will Find The Shot And Put Him Away’

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We are just hours away from Robert Whittaker and Israel Adesanya’s middleweight title unification bout later tonight (Sat., Oct. 5, …read more

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UFC 243 Embedded, Episode 6: ‘I’m not perfect, as much as I might look like I am’ 

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

In the final episode of UFC Embedded ahead of UFC 243, Robert Whittaker and Israel Adesanya answer the last questions asked of them before clashing …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

UFC 243 Clash: Whittaker Vs. Adesanya!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middleweight champions Robert Whittaker and Israel Adesanya this Saturday (Oct. 5, 2019) at UFC 243 from …read more

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'UFC 243 Embedded,' No. 6: What'd Israel Adesanya say to Robert Whittaker at weigh-ins?

The UFC’s 10th pay-per-view of the year takes place Saturday with UFC 243, and the promotion’s popular “Embedded” series returns to get you ready.
UFC 243 takes place at Marvel Stadium …read more

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UFC 243 start time, TV schedule for Robert Whittaker vs. Israel Adesanya

Robert Whittaker and Israel Adesanya will clash in the UFC 243 main event Saturday night. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The UFC 243 start time, TV schedule for the …read more

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UFC 243: Robert Whittaker vs. Israel Adesanya Toe-to-Toe Preview

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Phil and David breakdown everything you need to know about Robert Whittaker vs. Israel Adesanya for UFC 243 in Melbourne, …read more

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