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Israel Adesanya Believes ‘Homophobia’ Led To Overreactions Over UFC 253 Celebration

Israel Adesanya believes homophobia played a major role as to why so many people were angry over his UFC 253 celebration. After Adesanya TKO'd Costa to defend his belt, he humped the Brazilian as he got off him which caused Costa to be very mad at it after he saw...

Israel Adesanya Confident He’d Finish Chris Weidman In The First Round After Latest Trash Talk

Israel Adesanya is confident he would beat Chris Weidman rather easily. Over the last couple of weeks, Weidman has been trash-talking Adesanya saying he would be able to ragdoll the middleweight champ. For Adesanya, he doubts that would actually happen and is rather confident he would KO Weidman in the...

Georges St. Pierre Praises Israel Adesanya

MMA legend Georges St. Pierre recently offered heavy praise for UFC middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya. GSP was speaking with ESPN when he revealed that he thinks Izzy is a great athlete, entertainer, and role model. “He’s fantastic. I watched his fight the other day, he’s amazing,” St-Pierre told ESPN (transcriptions...

Coach: Israel Adesanya Has ‘Heart Set’ On Fighting Jon Jones

Eugene Bareman, the head coach of Israel Adesanya, says his pupil is set on fighting Jon Jones. For the last couple of months, Adesanya and Jones have been talking back and forth and it was expected they would meet in 2021. Yet, after "The Last Stylebender" beat Paulo Costa at...

Coach: Anderson Silva Still Has Gas Left In The Tank, Dreams Of Rematch With Israel Adesanya

Anderson Silva's coach isn't so sure his upcoming fight will be his last. Silva is set to headline the UFC's first Halloween show against Uriah Hall and Dana White has said it will be his last. Yet, for the former middleweight champion's coach, Rogerio Camoes, he believes Silva has plenty...

Darren Till Vows He Will Beat Israel Adesanya ‘When The Time Comes’

Darren Till remains confident he will be the one to beat Israel Adesanya. Adesanya is coming off a spectacular second-round TKO win over Paulo Costa. Many pundits thought the fight was going to be competitive yet Adesanya made it look easy. Following the event, many thought no one will be able...

Jon Jones & Israel Adesanya Take Shots At One Another On Twitter

Following his victory over Paulo Costa at UFC 253, Israel Adesanya reiterated that he still wants to "f**k up Jon Jones." This led to the former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion saying that he would "literally tear one of his arms off." Adesanya has teased a move up to light...

Israel Adesanya Undergoes Testing For Swollen Pec, Denies Steroid Use

When Israel Adesanya stepped into the Octagon at UFC 253, his swollen right pec caught the attention of the MMA world. Immediately, some fans claimed it was from steroid use, yet for the middleweight champion, he says he doesn't know what it is. So, since the fight, he has undergone...

Jan Blachowicz Open To Superfight With Israel Adesanya

Jan Blachowicz would be open to the idea of fighting Israel Adesanya. Adesanya, who is the current UFC middleweight champion, has talked about a move up to light heavyweight to fight Jon Jones. Yet, with "Bones" out of the division, Blachowicz says he would be open to still welcoming "The...

Jon Jones vs. Israel Adesanya Odds Differ Widely Across Sportsbooks

How big of a favorite is Jon Jones over Israel Adesanya? Well, that depends on whom you ask. Talks of a potential Jon Jones vs. Israel Adesanya bout began to quiet down somewhat leading up to UFC 253, with Jones announcing a move up to heavyweight and all eyes and...

Paulo Costa Vows To Get A Rematch With ‘Human Trash’ Israel Adesanya After His Post-Fight Celebration

Paulo Costa is not happy with Israel Adesanya and how he celebrated his second-round TKO win to defend his belt. After Adesanya's win, he humped Costa on the ground and had some comments for the Brazilian's coach. After Costa became aware of the situation, he says he is not happy...

Dana White Confused By Paulo Costa’s ‘Very Weird’ UFC 253 Performance

Dana White thought the UFC 253 main event between Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa was going to be more competitive. The fight was all Adesanya as he dominated Costa from the opening bell until he got the TKO win in the second. For White, he was confused by the...

Dana White Reveals What Is Next For Israel Adesanya

Israel Adesanya defended his middleweight title in the main event of UFC 253 with a TKO win over Paulo Costa. In the lead up to the fight, many pundits thought it would be a very competitive fight. Yet, that is far from what happened as "The Last Stylebender" dominated from...

7 Takeaways From UFC 253: Adesanya vs. Costa

UFC 253 put two undefeated middleweights against each other and in a fight UFC President Dana White predicted to be fight of the year, the outcome was more of a statement on how good Israel Adesanya is. That along with the crowning of a new light-heavyweight champion in Jan...

Fighters React To Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa At UFC 253

Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa brought a slugfest in their fight.  The showdown served as the main event of the UFC 253 pay-per-view event on Saturday night (September 26, 2020) from Yas Island, Abu Dhabi at the Flash Forum aka Fight Island. As seen in the fight, the first round was...