Anyone looking to dismiss his meteoric rise as a fluke is singing a different tune after his performance at Marvel Stadium this weekend. Robert Whittaker was as aggressive and crisp as we’ve ever witnessed, but Adesanya was able to carefully select his killshot in the middle of the onslaught, and the audience audibly gasped as
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Israel Adesanya banks UFC 243 bonus for knocking out Robert Whittaker The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced the recipients of the performance-based bonuses following Saturday’s UFC 243: Whittaker vs. Adesanya event in Melbourne, Australia. Israel Adesanya, Brad Riddell, Jamie Mullarkey, and Yorgan de Castro banked an extra $50,000 for their octagon efforts. Fight of the Night
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Image Credit: Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Daniel Cormier believes size would be an issue for Israel Adesanya against Jon Jones. Last night (Oct. 5), Adesanya became the undisputed UFC middleweight champion. “The Last Stylebender” finished Robert Whittaker via second-round TKO. While Paulo Costa is expected to receive the next middleweight title opportunity, UFC
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On Sunday afternoon in Melbourne, Australia, Israel Adesanya became the new UFC middleweight champion with a second round knockout of Robert Whittaker. It was Adesanya’s most impressive performance yet: while it was lacking a lot of the crazy spinning attacks and flair we typically expect from him, it proved “The Last Stylebender” has the finishing
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UFC 243: Robert Whittaker vs. Israel Adesanya recap video <span style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” data-mce-type=”bookmark” class=”mce_SELRES_start”>&#65279;</span> (Subscribe to MMAWeekly.com on YouTube) See the highlights and recap from UFC 243: Robert Whittaker vs. Israel Adesanya. Adesanya cemented his status as one of the UFC’s top new stars by unifying his interim belt with
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Image via moneyinc.com The interim champ, Israel Adesanya collided with the middleweight champion, Robert Whittaker in the main event of UFC 243. The much-anticipated bout was expected to break the UFC’s all-time attendance record and saw the Kiwi athletes fight for undisputed middleweight gold. The rising UFC prospect, Adesanya entered the Octagon on an undefeated
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12:48 AM ET The UFC has a new undisputed champion. And maybe a new superstar on its hands, too. Israel Adesanya knocked out Robert Whittaker with a right-hook-left-hook combination at 3:33 of the second round Saturday in the main event of UFC 243 in Melbourne, Australia. Adesanya unified the middleweight title with the stoppage victory.
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Israel Adesanya is now the undisputed UFC middleweight champion and unsurprisingly his performance was more than worthy of a bonus. With a spectacular second-round finish of Robert Whittaker in the main event of UFC 243 in Melbourne, Australia, on Saturday, Adesanya unified their respective titles, snapped Whittaker’s nine-fight win streak, and improved his own MMA
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