Israel Adesanya

Dana White: Despite Israel Adesanya’s request, Yoel Romero must win before title shot

If UFC middleweight champ Israel Adesanya has his choice, his first title defense will be against Yoel Romero. According to UFC president Dana White, though, pieces will have to fall into place for that to happen. Over the past week, Adesanya (18-0 MMA, 7-0 UFC) has made it known...

MMA Junkie’s ‘Knockout of the Month’ for October: A crushing upkick finish

With another action-packed month of MMA in the books, MMA Junkie looks at the best knockouts from October 2019: Here are the five nominees, listed in chronological order, and winner of MMA Junkie’s “Knockout of the Month” award for October. At the bottom of the post, let us know...

UFC champ Israel Adesanya: Bring on Yoel Romero now that Paulo Costa is out

In the wake of derailed plans, UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya is calling his shot. Adesanya, who claimed gold earlier this month from Robert Whittaker at UFC 243, had been expected to face undefeated No. 1 contender Paulo Costa in his first title defense, but the matchup apparently has...

USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, Oct. 8: There’s a new middleweight captain now

With his decisive win in the UFC 243 main event this past Saturday, Israel Adesanya is moving up in the world. Not only did Adesanya pick up the undisputed middleweight title with a second-round knockout of champion Robert Whittaker, but he ascended to the top of the 185-pound rankings....

Israel Adesanya expects future rematch with Robert Whittaker: ‘I’ll see him again, definitely’

MELBOURNE, Australia – The MMA world is hailing its latest superstar after Israel Adesanya dethroned Robert Whittaker at UFC 243 to capture the middleweight title. But while the super-confident Kiwi won’t go as far as anointing himself the UFC’s biggest star, he said if the cap fits, he’s quite...

Video: UFC 243 media day faceoffs, where Robert Whittaker and Israel Adesanya stare down

MELBOURNE, Australia – At Thursday’s UFC 243 media day, the fighters from the majority of the card came together to face off for the first time during fight week. That included headliners Robert Whittaker (20-4 MMA, 11-2 UFC) vs. Israel Adesanya (17-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC), who fight to unify the...

UFC 243 pre-event facts: Robert Whittaker, Israel Adesanya bring strong numbers to unifier

nt" The UFC makes its return to Australia on Saturday with UFC 243, an event that could draw a record-setting crowd at Marvel Stadium in Melbourne for the pay-per-view main card, which follows prelims on ESPN and ESPN+/UFC Fight Pass. A massive middleweight championship unification bout is featured in...

Israel Adesanya on Robert Whittaker: ‘I’ll pick him apart quite easily’ at UFC 243

Israel Adesanya insists UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker will have no answers for his striking when they fight for the undisputed title next week at UFC 243. Adesanya (17-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC), the undefeated interim champ, will attempt to dethrone Whittaker (20-4 MMA, 11-2 UFC), who hasn’t lost in...

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