Alex Pereira Recounts Watching ‘Arrogant’ Israel Adesanya Cry Following 2017 Rematch KO Loss

Decorated former GLORY Kickboxing champion, Alex ‘Po’Atan’ Pereira has recounted his fierce rivalry with reigning UFC middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya claiming that the Nigerian-Kiwi was distraught following their 2017 kickboxing rematch. And how he watched him cry following the event where he secured a rallying knockout victory. Pereira, who made his long-awaited UFC bow back in November, stopped Andreas …

Robert Whittaker Eyes Grappling Exchanges With Israel Adesanya: ‘I Would Love To Get Him On His Back’

Former UFC middleweight champion, Robert Whittaker has suggested potential grappling exchanges against past-foe and current champion, Israel Adesanya present an interesting factor to the pair’s UFC 271 rematch next month. Whittaker, who is in the midst of a three-fight winning run, is set to renew his rivalry with Adesanya at UFC 271 on February 12. – in the hope …

Robert Whittaker Admits Ego Played Role In ‘Reckless’ KO Loss To Israel Adesanya ahead Of UFC 271 Rematch

Former UFC middleweight champion, Robert Whittaker has admitted that his ego played a factor in his UFC 243 title unification loss to then-interim champion, Israel Adesanya back in 2019, as the pair prepare to do battle for the second time on February 12. at UFC 271. Whittaker, who headlined the event against Adesanya in Melbourne, Australia – dropped a …

Israel Adesanya Plans To Score One More Fight In Australia Before Retiring From MMA

Current undisputed UFC middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya has confirmed that he intends to score another fight in Australia before he eventually calls time on his hugely successful professional mixed martial arts career. Adesanya, the promotion’s current undisputed middleweight champion, is slated to take main event status at UFC 271 on February 12. in a title rematch against former championship …

Israel Adesanya Plans To Finish and ‘Shut Up’ Robert Whittaker In ‘Worse’ Fashion At UFC 271

Israel Adesanya has admitted that he has respect for past-foe, former undisputed UFC middleweight champion, Robert Whittaker for accepting his loss and the effects pre-fight mind games had on his performance. But now expects to finish him in an even worse fashion to ultimately shut him up at UFC 271 in February. Adesanya, the promotion’s current undisputed middleweight …

Sean Strickland Offers To Use Steroids With Israel Adesanya: ‘Put Some F*cking Testosterone in My Ass’

Surging UFC middleweight contender, Sean Strickland has plans to make a title siege at 185lbs next year, and has poked fun at current champion, Israel Adesanya’s appearance back at UFC 253 in September of last year – as well as offering in a rather bizarre way, to utilize performance-enhancing drugs with him. Strickland, undefeated in his last …

Israel Adesanya Praises Alex Pereira On UFC Debut Victory, Hopes To See Him In MMA Rematch

UFC middleweight champion, Israel ‘The Last Stylebender’ Adesanya has heaped praise on former GLORY Kickboxing light heavyweight champion, Alex ‘Po Atan’ Pereira on his UFC debut last weekend — where the Brazilian striker stopped Andreas Michailidis with a brutal second round flying knee. Making his Octagon bow as part of the featured preliminary bout of …

Dana White Suggests Marvin Vettori Will Serve As Backup For Israel Adesanya vs. Robert Whittaker 2

Off the back of his UFC Vegas 41 headliner last weekend, Italian standout, Marvin ‘The Italian Dream’ Vettori appears to have secured himself a backup service for the upcoming February 12. middleweight championship rematch between Israel Adesanya and Robert Whittaker at UFC 271. Vettori, who scooped the #2 rank in the official middleweight pile upon …

Israel Adesanya, Robert Whittaker Targeted To Headline UFC 271 In Washington Or Canada

UFC president, Dana White has confirmed that the promotion are currently hoping to secure a landing pad for the middleweight championship rematch between reigning champion, Israel ‘The Last Stylebender’ Adesanya and former titleholder, Robert ‘The Reaper’ Whittaker at UFC 271 on February 12. White, as per TSN reporter, Aaron Bronsteter, confirmed that the organization are …

Marvin Vettori: ‘Israel Adesanya Was Smart At UFC 263, But He Wasn’t Better Than Me’

Despite finding himself on the receiving end of a pair of decision defeats to rival and current undisputed UFC middleweight champion, Israel ‘The Last Stylebender’ Adesanya, upcoming headliner, Marvin ‘The Italian Dream’ Vettori is less than convinced that the gold holder is actually a better fighter than him. Most recently, the pair headlined UFC 263 …