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Israel Adesanya takes shot at Robert Whittaker on Twitter

Israel Adesanya has taken aim at the current middleweight champion Robert Whittaker, mocking his heritage.
The Twitter image and caption posted by Adesanya mocks Whittaker ahead of their unification title bout …read more

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Robert Whittaker Passes Conor McGregor For Unwanted UFC Record

Here’s something you probably don’t want your name involved with as a UFC champion. According to a report from Fansided, UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker has surpassed Conor McGregor in …read more

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Israel Adesanya triggered by Yoel Romero fan support: You (expletives) 'are so dumb'

UFC interim middleweight champion Israel Adesanya’s next order of business is to unify with undisputed champ Robert Whittaker, but is the foundation already being laid for a different fight after …read more

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Israel Adesanya Responds To Fan Criticism, Rips Yoel Romero

Israel Adesanya took the time to respond to Robert Whittaker supporters by blasting Yoel Romero. Adesanya is the interim Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight title holder. He captured the gold …read more

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Report | UFC 243 set for Sydney, Australia with Robert Whittaker vs Israel Adesanya in the works

Generally, when an interim champion is crowned, we know exactly what fight will be next for them. That, of course, is none other than the undisputed champion.

When “The Last Stylebender” …read more

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Whittaker wants to fight Adesanya on same card as Khabib vs. Poirier

Robert Whittaker has some big ideas in mind for his UFC return to Sydney, Australia. Robert Whittaker wants his title unification bout with Israel Adesanya to headline one of …read more

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Posted on April 23, 2019, 3:46 pm By
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UFC Champ Robert Whittaker Guarantees Quick Finish Over Israel Adesanya

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight title holder Robert Whittaker believes he’ll make short work of Israel Adesanya. Adesanya captured the interim UFC middleweight gold at UFC 236. He battled Kelvin …read more

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Robert Whittaker doesn’t expect Israel Adesanya fight to be a war, ‘It’s gonna be short and sweet’

This past weekend’s UFC 236’s co-main event decided who will be the next challenger to undisputed middleweight king, Robert Whittaker. In the said bout, fellow ANZAC of Whittaker’s, Israel Adesanya …read more

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Whittaker guarantees one-sided fight vs. Adesanya: ‘It’s going to be short & sweet’

“It won’t be a war. Not with me and him. It’s going to be short and sweet, trust me. I guarantee you [it will be one-sided.]” Robert Whittaker is not …read more

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Robert Whittaker Would Be Interested in Jon Jones Super Fight in the Future

UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker is ready to pump the brakes on all this talk about Israel Adesanya moving up to 205 pounds to challenge Jon Jones. Adesanya became the …read more

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Whittaker Wants Jones After Taking Interim Title Off Adesanya

The list of middleweights lining up to face Jon Jones just got a little longer after 185 pound champ Robert Whittaker declared he’d move up for a fight. Since winning …read more

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Robert Whittaker believes he could give Jon Jones ‘a run for his money’

A new interim UFC middleweight champion was crowned this past Saturday night when Israel Adesanya would defeat Kelvin Gastelum via a thrilling unanimous decision.

Prior to the bout, there were brief …read more

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For first time in UFC career, Israel Adesanya opens as slight betting underdog in Robert Whittaker fight

For the first time in his UFC career, Israel Adesanya has opened as a betting underdog.
The newly crowned UFC interim middleweight champion was slotted as a +160 betting underdog in …read more

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Poirier Opens As Sizable Underdog Against Khabib

Yesterday, we brought word that Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight interim champion, Israel Adesanya, opened as the betting underdog against Robert Whittaker for their late summer showdown.
Well, it seems that …read more

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Whittaker to newly-crowned interim champ Adesanya: ‘Send location!’

Robert Whittaker channels his inner Khabib Nurmagomedov ahead of his title unification bout with Israel Adesanya. The soft spoken Robert Whittaker has actually called out one of his fellow fighters.
Following …read more

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Robert Whittaker: Israel Adesanya Should Be Very Worried

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight title holder Robert Whittaker believes Israel Adesanya should be concerned. Whittaker and Adesanya are set to clash in a middleweight title unification bout later this …read more

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Robert Whittaker says Israel Adesanya got exposed in Kelvin Gastelum fight at UFC 236

Israel Adesanya became the interim middleweight champion after beating Kelvin Gastelum by unanimous decision at UFC 236. Now, the plan is for Adesanya to unify his belt with current champion, …read more

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Whittaker Warns Adesanya: I Hit Way Harder Than Gastelum

Israel Adesanya punched his ticket to a title unification fight against Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middleweight champion Robert Whittaker later this year after winning the interim strap last Saturday night …read more

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Posted on April 16, 2019, 12:16 am By
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Betting odds: Khabib, Whittaker favored in respective upcoming title bouts

Check out the future betting odds for potential Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Dustin Poirier and Israel Adesanya vs. Robert Whittaker unification bouts. This past weekend’s UFC 236 card crowned an interim …read more

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UFC wants Robert Whittaker vs. Israel Adesanya unifier in Australia, interim champ pushes for New Zealand

ATLANTA – UFC President Dana White wants a stadium show in Australia for the Robert Whittaker vs. Israel Adesanya middleweight title unifier after “The Last Stylebender” won interim gold at …read more

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Preview! Adesanya, Gastelum Collide For Substitute Strap

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will crown a new interim middleweight champion when top contenders Kelvin Gastelum and Israel Adesanya collide for the substitute strap, while reigning division titleholder, Robert Whittaker, …read more

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UFC 236 | Kelvin Gastelum opens up on mental hurdles ahead of Israel Adesanya fight

Kelvin Gastelum was supposed to battle Robert Whittaker for the undisputed UFC middleweight championship at UFC 234 in February. Regrettably, Whittaker was forced out of the bout with a last-minute …read more

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Kelvin Gastelum: ‘I didn’t see no pop’ in Israel Adesanya’s punches against Anderson Silva

ATLANTA — At UFC 236 open workouts, Kelvin Gastelum discusses not being able to fight Robert Whittaker at UFC 234, his fight with Israel Adesanya, whether he’s go back to …read more

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Best bets and fights odds for this weekend’s UFC 236

With Khabib Nurmagomedov and Robert Whittaker out until later this year, both of their divisions will get interim champions this weekend. The UFC has shown once again that they wait …read more

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Posted on April 9, 2019, 5:16 pm By
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Adesanya Criticizes Whittaker’s Inactivity

Through no fault of his own, current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middleweight champion, Robert Whittaker, hasn’t been as active as he may have liked, as multiple injuries have forced “The …read more

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Why Kelvin Gastelum was fine with UFC 236 offer to fight for interim title

LOS ANGELES – Two months ago, Kelvin Gastelum made it clear he considers himself the true UFC middleweight champion.
His scheduled shot at the recognized titleholder, Robert Whittaker, fell through just …read more

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UFC 236: Kelvin Gastelum isn't convinced Israel Adesanya has earned his spot

LOS ANGELES – Kelvin Gastelum knows he’s earned a shot at the UFC middleweight title. He was, after all, scheduled to meet champion Robert Whittaker at UFC 232, a main …read more

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Kelvin Gastelum explains hijacking UFC belt, addresses McGregor-Khabib fracas

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Kelvin Gastelum lost his shot at UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker on the day they were supposed to fight. Gastelum and Whittaker both made it through the …read more

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Who Wins UFC Gold First: Romero Or Masvidal?

Middleweight contender Yoel Romero has already come up short on two occasions to win Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) gold, falling both times to Robert Whittaker. But “Soldier of God” isn’t …read more

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‘Happy’ Whittaker Returns To Full Training

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion, Robert Whittaker, is expected to make his Octagon return this summer after a bizarre medical emergency bounced him from the UFC 234 pay-per-view (PPV) …read more

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Posted on March 29, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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