Tag: UFC Middleweight Champion
Former UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker has opened up about his recent absence from the Octagon. The hard hitting Australian last fought at UFC 243 in October but lost the coveted belt to Israel Adesanya.
Chael Sonnen is backing Israel Adesanya to beat Jon Jones inside the Octagon and in the mental warfare. And also believes it’s time ‘Bones’ went along with his ‘scumbag’ image.
Former UFC welterweight title challenger Darren Till, is confident that he’s the man to dethrone the UFC middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya.
Israel Adesanya has continued to defend his performance against Yoel Romero at UFC 248, stating that he wasn’t prepared to change the game plan just because the crowd was booing.
Michael Bisping believes he would beat Israel Adesanya pretty easily if he was still fighting. And discusses whether Conor McGregor has put his partying days behind him.
While the whole world would appear to be afraid of Yoel Romero. One man isn’t, Israel Adesanya, who will defend his UFC middleweight title against him at UFC 248.
We’ve put together all the best back and forth between Jon Jones and Israel Adesanya, from the last week, in the lead up to and post UFC 247.
Israel Adesanya has said that he will make beating Yoel Romero look easy at UFC 248. And stated that he will fight Jon Jones at any weight.
Dana White has said that Paulo Costa has announced himself healthy and wants to fight Israel Adesanya at UFC 248.
And it didn’t take long for ‘The Last Stylebender’ to respond!
Israel Adesanya says Jon Jones is like an old man who doesn’t understand how the internet works. And calls Paulo Costa and Yoel Romero vulnerable, due to all the mistakes they make.
Israel Adesanya states that Jon Jones is his biggest fan; and discusses Conor McGregor’s return and whether we’ll ever see him compete in a super boxing match.
Israel Adesanya challenges Jon Jones to a fight at middleweight. Whilst also throwing more shade in the direction of Paulo Costa and Yoel Romero.
UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya wants to face the man everyone thinks can beat him, Yoel Romero, next.
And gives an idea of when he wants to fight him.
Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero seemingly agree to fight, after UFC president Dana White confirms that Paulo Costa is out for eight months.
Jon Jones has responded to Israel Adesanya’s comments that they will meet inside the Octagon in early 2021, at the new Allegiant Stadium, being built currently in Las Vegas.
Former UFC light heavyweight and heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, has given his thoughts on how Israel Adesanya would get on against Jon Jones at 205lbs.