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Israel Adesanya explains how he will counteract Yoel Romero’s wrestling

Israel Adesanya knows he’s in for a challenge when he faces Yoel Romero at UFC 248. But the middleweight champion believes he has his opponent’s number and knows what it …read more

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Dana White reveals backup plan for Yoel Romero vs. Israel Adesanya at UFC 248

Dana White has a backup plan in case Yoel Romero or Israel Adesanya are forced to withdraw from their slated middleweight title fight at UFC 248.
The UFC’s reigning middleweight champion, …read more

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Israel Adesanya on Yoel Romero getting title shot off two losses: '(Expletive) records'

HOUSTON – When the UFC announced Israel Adesanya would headline UFC 248 with a middleweight title defense against Yoel Romero, there were two general lines of thinking about the matchup:

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Video: Adesanya and Romero have dance off at presser

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Only Yoel Romero could do a backflip and the splits at 42-years old. Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero had an unexpected …read more

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UFC 248: Israel Adesanya vs.Yoel Romero Press Conference Video

Middleweight champion Israel Adesanya puts his title on the line for the first time against Yoel Romero in the UFC 248 main event on March 7 at T-Mobile Arena in …read more

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Video | Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero get into dance-off at UFC 248 press conference

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya and his next opponent Yoel Romero got into a dance-off at the UFC 248 press conference.
The UFC invited Adesanya and Romero to UFC 247 this …read more

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UFC 248 first face-off: Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero dance off



Following a highly entertaining press conference, UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya and the man he will next defend his belt against, Yoel Romero, faced off for their first staredown since …read more

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Video: Israel Adesanya, Yoel Romero face off, then dance off at UFC 248 press conference

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

They don’t fight for another month, but Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero have already had a close-up look at each other’s skills.
The two middleweight stars …read more

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Video: Israel Adesanya, Yoel Romero face off at UFC 248 press conference

HOUSTON – UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya faced off with Yoel Romero ahead of Friday’s press conference for their UFC 248 bout.
After taking questions from the media, Adesanya (18-0 MMA, …read more

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UFC 248: Adesanya vs Romero press conference video

Ahead of the UFC 247: Jones vs Reyes ceremonial weigh-ins, UFC will host a press conference featuring Dana White, UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya, and challenger Yoel Romero.
Watch it live …read more

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UFC 248 press conference video

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

At the UFC 248 press conference, UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya, Yoel Romero and UFC president Dana White will answer questions from the media Friday. …read more

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Knockout Radio from the Super Bowl with Joanna Jedrzejczyk, Yoel Romero and Ryan Bader

Knockout Radio Hour One: Joanna Jedrzejczyk, Ryan Bader, and Marshall Faulk

Knockout Radio Hour Two: Yoel Romero, Shawn Merriman, and David Feldman

Check out Knockout Radio’s podcast featuring Joanna Jedrzejczyk, Yoel Romero, …read more

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Super Bowl video: Yoel Romero says Israel Adesanya is an easy fight

KnockOut Radio’s Randy Harris caught up with Yoel Romero at the 2020 Super Bowl radio row. Yoel reacts to Israel Adesanya, saying that he’s an easy fight, as they will …read more

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Israel Adesanya eyes future title defense against Darren Till in a stadium in London

Israel Adesanya knows he will fight Darren Till one day.
Adesanya, is set for his first title defense against Yoel Romero at UFC 248, in a fight that he believes will …read more

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Israel Adesanya on Yoel Romero bout: ‘I’ll make it look easy’

Jasmin Frank-USA TODAY Sports

Israel Adesanya is ready to prove his doubters wrong, again, at UFC 248 when he takes on Yoel Romero. UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya …read more

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Jorge Masvidal warns Israel Adesanya of Yoel Romero’s power: ‘You might wake up in a recovery bed’

Jorge Masvidal believes Yoel Romero will defeat Israel Adesanya to win the promotions middleweight title.
Adesanya had publicly called out Yoel Romero for his first title defense after Paulo Costa got …read more

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Israel Adesanya says he’ll make Yoel Romero fight ‘look easy’

Israel Adesanya is full of confidence ahead of his title fight against Yoel Romero.
In the main event of UFC 248, Adesanya will look to defend his title for the first …read more

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Israel Adesanya: 'I'll make it look easy' against Yoel Romero at UFC 248

Israel Adesanya doesn’t see Yoel Romero being his toughest challenge to date.
UFC middleweight champ Adesanya (18-0 MMA, 7-0 UFC) defends his title against Romero (13-4 MMA, 9-3 UFC) in the …read more

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Posted on January 30, 2020, 3:46 pm By
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Israel Adesanya Plans To ‘Make It Look Easy’ Against Yoel Romero

Israel Adesanya believes he can style on Yoel Romero. On March 7, Adesanya will put his UFC middleweight gold on the line against Romero. The 185-pound title bout is set …read more

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Posted on January 30, 2020, 2:46 pm By
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VIDEO | Israel Adesanya links up with comedian Tom Segura to trash talk Yoel Romero

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya has already proved he doesn’t need any help in the trash talking department, but he’s decided to enlist some anyway.
Adesanya recently linked up with comedian …read more

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Costa bashes Adesanya for taking fight with Romero

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Paulo Costa has trashed Israel Adesanya for accepting a fight with Yoel Romero. UFC middleweight Paulo Costa thinks Israel Adesanya has made a …read more

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UFC 248 official with Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero headlining

UFC returns to T-Mobile Arena with two thrilling world championship bouts. Undefeated middleweight champion Israel Adesanya goes for another show-stealing performance against No. 3 ranked contender Yoel Romero. Strawweight champion …read more

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Yoel Romero’s Manager Explains Why UFC Title Shot Against Israel Adesanya Makes Sense

Yoel Romero’s manager is going to bat for his fighter ahead of UFC 248. On March 7, Romero will challenge Israel Adesanya for the UFC middleweight championship. The bout has …read more

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Manager explains how Yoel Romero got UFC 248 title shot vs. Israel Adesanya off two losses

LAS VEGAS – Yoel Romero is set to become the first fighter in UFC history to challenge for a championship following consecutive losses when he goes for the middleweight belt …read more

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Darren Till claims he’s afraid of no one except for ‘scary’ Yoel Romero

Darren Till says he isn’t afraid of anyone except for Yoel Romero.
Till took to social media to let everyone know he will fight anyone after news came out he was …read more

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Dana White scolds Paulo Costa: ‘Pump the brakes’

When Paulo Costa defeated Yoel Romero in August of 2019, the expectation was that he’d get the next crack at UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya. Unfortunately for Costa, an injury …read more

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Latest UFC 248 Fight Card, ESPN+ Line Up

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It’s a championship doubleheader for UFC 248 as middleweight kingpin, Israel Adesanya, defends his 185-pound belt against power-punching title contender, Yoel Romero. Elsewhere on …read more

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White tries to explain Romero and Aldo getting title shots after two losses

Anton Tabuena

Jose Aldo and Yoel Romero are each coming off two losses Two recent UFC title fights that was announced to being finalized was Henry Cejudo vs Jose …read more

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Opening betting odds released for Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero at UFC 248

The opening betting odds have been released for the upcoming title fight between UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya and challenger Yoel Romero at UFC 248.
The UFC made the long-rumored middleweight …read more

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Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero Locked In For UFC 248

Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero will collide just before the spring season begins. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto reported that UFC president Dana White has confirmed Adesanya vs. Romero is a lock …read more

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Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero Locked In For UFC 248

Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero will collide just before the spring season begins. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto reported that UFC president Dana White has confirmed that Adesanya vs. Romero is a …read more

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Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero official for UFC 248 main event

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Israel Adesanya will get his wish.
The middleweight champion will make his first title defense against Yoel Romero in the UFC 248 main event on March …read more

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Source: Adesanya will defend title vs. Romero

Israel Adesanya will make his first UFC middleweight title defense at UFC 248 when he meets Yoel Romero, a source told ESPN’s Brett Okamoto on Thursday. An interim title challenger …read more

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Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero official for UFC 248

Israel Adesanya’s first title defense is set as he will headline UFC 248 against the man he has been calling out, Yoel Romero.
According to Brett Okamoto of ESPN, Adesanya vs. …read more

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Israel Adesanya defends middleweight title against Yoel Romero at UFC 248

Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero asked and they received.
Adesanya (18-0 MMA, 7-0 UFC) will defend his UFC middleweight title against Romero (13-4 MMA, 9-4 UFC) in the main event of …read more

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Adesanya vs. Romero set to headline UFC 248

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Israel Adesanya’s maiden title defense has been made official. UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya has gone back-and-forth with top contender Yoel Romero over the …read more

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Posted on January 17, 2020, 3:46 am By
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Costa Returns, Jeopardizes Adesanya-Romero

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Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero seemed like a done deal.
After all, top-ranked middleweight contender, Paulo Costa, suffered a serious bicep …read more

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Posted on January 16, 2020, 4:46 pm By
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Israel Adesanya on track for UFC 248, but Paulo Costa could replace Yoel Romero

LAS VEGAS – UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya is expected to defend his title at UFC 248, but his opponent has yet to be determined.
UFC president Dana White confirmed the …read more

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Israel Adesanya opens as betting favorite over Yoel Romero

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UFC middleweight champ Israel Adesanya has opened as the betting favorite over Yoel Romero. In news that should come as a surprise to absolutely …read more

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Israel Adesanya says Yoel Romero fight is a done deal

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“The fight’s done,” claims UFC middleweight champ Israel Adesanya. According to newly-crowned UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya, the Yoel Romero fight …read more

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Israel Adesanya On Title Defense Against Yoel Romero: The Fight’s Done

Israel Adesanya says he will be fighting Yoel Romero next and the fight is done on his end. Ever since Paulo Costa got injured, Adesanya turned his attention to Romero …read more

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Posted on January 7, 2020, 5:16 pm By
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Israel Adesanya says Yoel Romero fight is ‘done’

Israel Adesanya will make his first defense of the UFC middleweight title opposite former title challenger Yoel Romero.
The bout has been rumored for some time, and Adesanya made it official …read more

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Israel Adesanya, coach say first UFC title defense is nearly set

Israel Adesanya is looking to fight three times in 2020 and hopes to kick off the campaign with a title defense against Yoel Romero at UFC 248. …read more

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Paulo Costa hopes Israel Adesanya waits for him as he says champ will ‘not survive’ Yoel Romero

Paulo Costa was expected to be next in line for middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya. However, an injured bicep took him out of those conversations. But, the Brazilian hopes the champ …read more

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Dana White Says UFC Is Working On Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero

Israel Adesanya’s first middleweight title defense may very well be against Yoel Romero. After Adesanya knocked out Robert Whittaker in the main event of UFC 243, Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa …read more

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White says UFC looking to book Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero in 2020

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Dana White says Israel Adesanya’s first title defense will be against Yoel Romero. With top middleweight contender Paulo Costa on …read more

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Yoel Romero asks Israel Adesanya if he needs a pen to sign fight contract

Top contender Yoel Romero asked UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya if he needs a pen to sign a reported fight contract against him.
UFC president Dana White recently told ESPN that …read more

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White: Timeframe Set For Adesanya Vs Romero

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya, will soon be defending his 185-pound title against longtime division contender, Yoel Romero, just as soon …read more

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Dana White confirms UFC working on Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero

UFC president Dana White has confirmed the promotion is working on booking UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya against Yoel Romero.
For months we have heard rumors that Adesanya could fight Romero …read more

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