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Jan Blachowicz Open To Facing Adesanya or Teixeira In March

Jan Blachowicz would be open to fighting Glover Teixeira next. After Teixeira submitted Thiago Santos many had hoped the Brazilian would get the first crack at Jan Blachowicz's belt. However, just a week before the UFC announced Israel Adesanya would move up in weight to fight the Pole. Although White announced...

Israel Adesanya Not Committed To Fighting At Light Heavyweight After Jan Blachowicz Bout

Israel Adesanya believes he is a natural middleweight. In early 2021, Adesanya will be moving up in weight to challenge Jan Blachowicz for the light heavyweight title. If "The Last Stylebender" wins, many expect him to stay at 205lbs and make the Jon Jones fight happen. However, Adesanya, he doesn't...

Israel Adesanya Claims He’s ‘The A-Side’ In Potential Jon Jones Fight

Israel Adesanya believes he would be the A-side if he were to fight Jon Jones. For years now, Adesanya and Jones have trash-talked one another and many thought a fight would happen. Yet, it still hasn't come to fruition, but if Adesanya wins the light heavyweight title, then perhaps the...

Israel Adesanya Provides Update On Swollen Pec, Believes Marijuana Was The Culprit

Israel Adesanya has provided an update on his swollen pec. At UFC 253, when Adesanya was in the Octagon, many fans noticed his pec was swollen and people began to question why it was swollen. After the fight, people began asking him why it was swollen but he had no...

Glover Teixeira Warns Israel Adesanya Of Move To Light Heavyweight

Glover Teixeira has sent a warning to Israel Adesanya ahead of his move to light heavyweight to challenge Jan Blachowicz for the belt. Although Adesanya is a very technical striker, the size difference could be an issue for the middleweight champion. For Teixeira, he also believes the pressure will be...

Robert Whittaker Denies He Doesn’t Want To Fight Israel Adesanya, Open To Fighting Him At 205

Robert Whittaker makes it clear, he never denied fighting Israel Adesanya. Following Whittaker's win over Jared Cannonier at UFC 253, Dana White said Whittaker would likely be next in line for Adesanya. However, a week later, he announced "The Last Stylebender" would be moving up in weight to fight Jan...

Uriah Hall Blasts Israel Adesanya: ‘He Danced With Anderson, & I Was The Guy That Finished It’

Uriah Hall took shots at Israel Adesanya throughout his UFC Vegas 12 fight week and it continued after the event. At media day, he claimed the middleweight champion was picking easy fights. He also made it clear he wanted that fight one day. Well, Hall took a major step towards...

Israel Adesanya Says Winning LHW Title Would Be A “Big F**k You” to Jon Jones

Dana White has revealed that Israel Adesanya will fight for the Light Heavyweight title against Jan Blachowicz next. According to Izzy, moving up in weight and winning a title would be a big "f**k you" to Jon Jones, as it is something he has yet to do. “It’s just...

Jan Blachowicz Open To Israel Adesanya Super Fight In March

Jan Blachowicz is open to fighting Israel Adesanya in March. Adesanya recently stated in an interview he is open to the idea of negotiating for a champ-champ fight after Jared Cannonier lost at UFC 254, leaving Adesanya with no clear-cut contender. For, Blachowicz, he is open to that idea. https://twitter.com/JanBlachowicz/status/1321862340623638532 "I have...

Uriah Hall Believes Israel Adesanya Looks ‘For Easy Fights’

Uriah Hall believes UFC middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya is handpicking his opponents. After he TKO'd Paul Costa, Adesanya said he wanted Jared Cannonier next if he got past Robert Whittaker. Unfortunately, that was not the case and for Hall, he believes the champ is looking for easy fights. “Adesanya is picking...

Israel Adesanya Believes Uriah Hall Can Give Anderson Silva ‘Problems’

Israel Adesanya will be paying attention to the UFC Vegas 12 main event between Uriah Hall and Anderson Silva. Adesanya already fought and beat Silva, and Hall is looking to work his way up to a title shot to face the champ. So, for "The Last Stylebender" he believes Hall...

Dana White: Israel Adesanya vs. Robert Whittaker Rematch Is ‘Very Appealing’

Dana White likes the idea of Israel Adesanya and Robert Whittaker having their rematch. In October of 2018 at UFC 243, Adesanya and Whittaker first met, and "The Last Stylebender" won the fight by second-round TKO to win the middleweight title. Since then, the champion has beat Yoel Romero and...

Israel Adesanya Gets Specific On When Jon Jones Fight Will Happen

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya has now gotten more specific on when in 2021 he would like to fight Jon Jones. It is now quite public that Israel Adesanya and former light heavyweight king Jon Jones have no love lost for one another, with the two being involved in a...

Israel Adesanya Doesn’t Expect To Rematch Paulo Costa Ever, Compares It To McGregor-Aldo

Israel Adesanya doesn't expect to fight Paulo Costa ever again. In the main event of UFC 253, Adesanya and Costa finally met in one of the most anticipated fights of 2020. Both men were undefeated and UFC president, Dana White thought it would be the Fight of the Year. However,...

Daniel Cormier Explains Why Jon Jones Should Fight Israel Adesanya ‘Sooner Than Later’

Daniel Cormier believes Jon Jones should fight Israel Adesanya sooner rather than later. After Adesanya TKO'd Paulo Costa at UFC 253, the trash talk between Jones and Adesanya only increased. Many thought a fight would be next, yet "The Last Stylebender" has made it clear he wants to clear his...