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Adesanya Hints He Has First 3 Moves Planned For Whittaker Rematch

Israel Adesanya seems more than ready for Robert Whittaker and claims he already has moves planned in the fight to earn the win. UFC Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya is expected to face #1-ranked middleweight contender Whittaker for his fourth title defence. Since joining the UFC, "The Last Stylebender" has become...

Adesanya vs. Whittaker 2 May Be Delayed Until 2022 Due To COVID-19

The world may have to wait a while before bearing witness to Israel Adesanya vs. Robert Whittaker 2. At UFC 243 in 2019, Israel Adesanya became the undisputed UFC middleweight champion and the first man to lay The Reaper to rest by KO. The victory took place in front of over...

Israel Adesanya On Whittaker: “He Can’t Handle The Moment”

UFC Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya has suggested that Robert Whittaker will succumb to the pressure of facing him once again. Adesanya's comments come after he recorded his third successful title defense against Marvin Vettori at UFC 263 last month. Whittaker was originally the targeted opponent but he turned down the...

Robert Whittaker Goes Off On Israel Adesanya: ‘He’s Just A Sh*t Person’

Robert Whittaker deems Israel Adesanya a "sh*t person."

Adesanya Claps Back After Whittaker Implies He’s Overconfident

UFC Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya has hit back at Robert Whittaker after the former champ claimed he isn't as good as he thinks. "The Reaper" is expected to be the next challenger to Adesanya's dominant 185-pound reign following Marvin Vettori's failed attempt to capture the gold at UFC 263. But despite...

Hermansson Likes Whittaker Fight If Whittaker Misses Deserved Title Shot

Jack Hermansson is targeting former middleweight king Robert Whittaker since "The Joker" believes "The Reaper" was passed up for the title shot. Hermansson, 33, last competed inside the Octagon in late May where he picked up a statement unanimous decision win against Edmen Shahbazyan. Prior to the victory against...

Adesanya’s Coach Says Whittaker Now At The Back Of Title-Shot Line

Israel Adesanya's team is blown away by the fact that Robert Whittaker has turned down a title fight. Israel Adesanya is coming off a loss to light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz at UFC 259. Despite the loss, while trying to add another championship belt to his mantle, Adesanya is eager...

Adesanya Gives His Take On Fighting Vettori Next Instead Of Whittaker

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya will fight Marvin Vettori at UFC 263 despite many believing Robert Whittaker is next in line for a shot at the title. On June 12, the African-born champion seeks to accomplish a third title defense. The 31-year old is rebounding from his first professional loss...

Robert Whittaker Weighs In On Adesanya vs. Vettori UFC 263 Booking

Robert Whittaker was supposed to get the next middleweight title shot, but has no issue with Israel Adesanya facing Marvin Vettori at UFC 263. Adesanya will return on June 12 against Vettori, in a fight that was made on relatively short notice. According to Whittaker, however, he was offered the...

Marvin Vettori Next For Israel Adesanya on June 12 At UFC 263

UPDATE: Per Combate, this fight is in fact in the works for UFC 263 on June 12. Marvin Vettori seems to have earned himself a title shot following his win over Kevin Holland. The UFC middleweight division is heating up after a brief slow period. Champion Israel Adesanya took some...

Kelvin Gastelum Puts Out Statement To Fans Following Loss To Robert Whittaker

Kelvin Gastelum has released a statement to fans following his UFC Vegas 24 loss to Robert Whittaker. Kelvin Gastelum took on Robert Whittaker in the main event of the UFC Vegas 24 event on just a few week's notice. Gastelum has been circling around in the top ten of the...

Whittaker Responds To Being “Sonned” By Adesanya; Assures Rematch

Robert Whittaker is putting his foot down about who and what should be next after his victory at UFC Vegas 24: a world title shot against middleweight champion Israel Adesanya. It has been a year and a half since Israel Adesanya defeated Robert Whittaker to become the undisputed UFC middleweight...

UFC Vegas 24 Highlights: Robert Whittaker Outpoints Kelvin Gastelum

Robert Whittaker vs. Kelvin Gastelum exceeded all expectations in their headlining role.  The two fighters met in a bout on Saturday night (April 17, 2021) at the UFC Vegas 24 event from Las Vegas, Nevada at the UFC Apex facility. The first round saw Whittaker tag him with a combo...

Robert Whittaker Shares Expectation For Gastelum Fight: “Absolute War”

Robert Whittaker will continue to be prepared for anything and everything when he enters the Octagon tonight against Kelvin Gastelum in the main event of UFC Vegas 24.  Robert Whittaker has taken home Fight of the Night four times thus far in his UFC career. His opponent in tonight’s main...

Whittaker Believes Gastelum Is ‘One Of The More Dangerous’ Fighters At 185

Robert Whittaker is not overlooking Kelvin Gastelum in the slightest. In the main event of UFC Vegas 24 on Saturday, Whittaker and Gastelum will finally meet. The two were supposed to fight at UFC 234 but on the day of the fight, the champ was forced out of the bout....