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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...

UFC Rankings Report: Israel Adesanya Advances in P4P Rankings

The UFC rankings have been updated following UFC 253! Check out all the changes below! Men’s Pound for Pound: Israel Adesanya moves up to #3 after his dominant showcase over Paulo Costa at UFC 253. Also moving up are Dustin Poirier (#7), Petr Yan (#10), and Deiveson Figueiredo (#12). Dropping...

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...

UFC 253 Bonuses: Champs Get Performance Checks, FOTN Honors

The UFC 253 bonuses have been released. The pay-per-view event took place in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi at the Flash Forum aka Fight Island. Headlining the card was a clash between Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa for the middleweight title.  This fight saw it end early as Adesanya managed to drop...

WATCH: UFC 253 Post-Fight Press Conference Live Stream

The UFC 253 post-fight press conference will be live once the action concludes. In the headliner, Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa will collide in a middleweight clash. UFC’s 253 co-main event will see a clash between Jan Blachowicz and Dominick Reyes. Flyweight action will also be featured on the main...

Check Out Last-Minute Betting Odds For UFC 253

The final UFC 253 betting odds are in for as this event is quickly approaching for the Las Vegas-based promotion.  UFC 253 is here, and it goes down tonight (September 26, 2020) from Yas Island, Abu Dhabi at the Flash Forum aka Fight Island The headliner will feature a slugfest with...

UFC 253 Results: Israel Adesanya TKO’s Paulo Costa

UFC 253 pay-per-view event went down tonight (September 26, 2020) from Yas Island, Abu Dhabi at the Flash Forum aka Fight Island and we have the results. The world’s leading mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion compiled an excellent card for fight fans to enjoy.  It was headlined by a meeting...

UFC 253 Predictions: Adesanya vs. Costa

We are one sleep away from UFC 253. Fight Island will play host to this card that boasts two world title fights. The first of the two title fights will feature Dominick Reyes and Jan Blachowicz vying for the vacant UFC light heavyweight championship. This will set the tone for...

Israel Adesanya Explains Pre-Fight Encounter With Paulo Costa

UFC middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya has explained his pre-fight encounter with Paulo Costa. When Adesanya and Costa arrived at Fight Island, Wallid Ismail, the manager of Costa, shared a video of the two rivals joking and laughing when they saw each other. Immediately, many fans were turned off by the incident...

UFC 253 Weigh-In Results

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back on Fight Island for the next five weeks starting with a very solid UFC 253. In the main event of the card, Israel Adesanya is looking for his second middleweight title defense when he takes on Paulo Costa. It is a highly-anticipated fight...

WATCH | Israel Adesanya & Paulo Costa Face Off On Fight Island

Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa had their face off on Fight Island just days away from their anticipated middleweight title fight. After months of trash-talking one another, Adesanya and Costa will finally meet in just two days on Saturday night. The two also had an intense face off on Fight...

Diego Sanchez Lets Go Of Dream Of Becoming UFC Champion

Diego Sanchez is now adopting a more carefree approach to the remainder of his fighting career, one that will allow him to enjoy the moment and release the self-imposed pressure. This Saturday at UFC 253, Diego Sanchez will be facing a fellow UFC veteran but one who is 12 years...

Adesanya: UFC 253 Main Event NOT Among Best MW Fights Ever

Many people are convinced that UFC 253's main event between champion Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa is one of the best middleweight fights of all time, but one-half of the fight's participants disagrees. UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya (19-0) and Paulo Costa (13-0) will both bring their undefeated records with...

Jared Cannonier Ready To Serve As Backup Fighter For UFC 253

Jared Cannonier is preparing for UFC 253 and UFC 254. Cannonier is scheduled to fight Robert Whittaker in a number one contender bout at UFC 254. Yet, with the middleweight title on the line at UFC 253, Cannonier says he is ready to be the backup for that fight in...

Paulo Costa Trolls Israel Adesanya With ‘Runnersanya’ UFC 253 Mock Video

Paulo Costa decided to have a bit of fun with UFC 253 opponent Israel Adesanya before their fight on September 27. Costa recently released a mock video of their upcoming bout on the pay-per-view (PPV) card that will go down from Abu Dhabi. Adesanya is played by Thai kickboxer Vanderlei...