Tag: UFC Middleweight Champion
This is how the MMA world reacted to UFC 263. Including Jorge Masvidal, Jon Jones, Dillon Danis, Robert Whittaker, Michael Bisping, Max Holloway, Cody Garbrandt, Daniel Cormier, Dominick Cruz, Aljamain Sterling, and Jake Paul.
In response to the controversial judges’ scorecards in his loss to Jan Blachowicz at UFC 259, Israel Adesanya has called for open scoring in MMA.
Luke Rockhold explains where he went wrong against Jan Blachowicz, and breaks down the Polish powerhouse’s chances against Israel Adesanya at UFC 259.
Israel Adesanya, Daniel Cormier, and Luke Rockhold have responded to Paulo Costa blaming his UFC 253 loss on a hangover and lack of sleep.
Israel Adesanya says light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz doesn’t pose a major threat, and that he isn’t bulking up for the UFC 259 main event.
Coach Eugene Bareman explains why Israel Adesanya won’t bulk up ahead of his light heavyweight title fight against Jan Blachowicz at UFC 259.
Israel Adesanya wants to prove he is no slouch on the ground. And promises to continue to establish his dominance whoever his opponent, whatever the weight class.
UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya has opened up on the DMs he sent Paulo Costa after they fought at UFC 253, and said that he only disrespected him because the Brazilian disrespected him first.
Ahead of their title fight this weekend at UFC 253, Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa have both given their versions of their encounter earlier this week on Fight Island.
As the hype for the UFC 253 headliner between Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa continues to grow, the champion has began to tone back on the hostilities for a more measured approach.
Not only has Israel Adesanya accused Paulo Costa of being a drugs cheat, he’s now accused USADA of not testing the Brazilian. And ‘Borrachinha’ has responded.
Israel Adesanya is willing to chase Jon Jones up to heavyweight. But first, the UFC middleweight champion plans on shutting down Paulo Costa next month at UFC 253.
Analyst Dan Hardy believes that Israel Adesanya, Darren Till and Robert Whittaker would all make Paulo Costa look silly inside the UFC Octagon.
Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa’s respective coaches Eugene Bareman and Eric Albarracin, have reacted to the rumours of their fighters coaching on the next season of The Ultimate Fighter.
Israel Adesanya gives his thoughts on the Jon Jones vs Francis Ngannou talks, and jabs the light heavyweight champion once again.
“I’m gonna come up and f*** you up with or without the belt.”
After facing lots of criticism for his recent title defence again Yoel Romero at UFC 248, Israel Adesanya has hit out at his critics and called Romero’s approach to the fight ‘idiotic’.
Israel Adesanya is taking Jon Jones’ recent mistakes as a cautionary tale, while sympathising with Robert Whittaker’s ‘burn-out’ admission.