The rematch between current middleweight champion Israel Adesanya (20-0) and former 185-pound champion Robert Whittaker (22-5) is the fight that makes sense.
Maybe me and him shouldn’t be thinking about [each other], maybe he can go up to light heavy or heavyweight, whatever he wants to do. And that’s a warrior, it’s something I need to do. Dana White created interesting possibilities with his news late Saturday. Whittaker clearly won the fight from the opening bell to the closing bell at UFC 254. “He is a tough fight man,” Whittaker said. The former champion, Whittaker, was trying to get back to the title after losing it to Adesanya last year. New York Yankees News/Rumors: The Yankees need a “Hand” in the bullpen, rebuilding necessary, New York Giants: Louis Riddick speaks on Daniel Jones turnover problem, BREAKING NEWS: New York Jets trade LB Avery Williamson to Pittsburgh (Report). Thursday’s Bellator 250 fight between Nick Newell and Zach Zane has been canceled after Newell tested positive for COVID-19, sources told ESPN's Ariel Helwani. The former champion, Whittaker, was trying to get back to the title after losing it to Adesanya last year.
My whole mentality with this game is you line them up and I’ll knock them down. I feel like our paths will cross again. This is according to Dana White, who spoke to reporters at the UFC 254 post-fight press conference this past weekend at Flash Forum on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi aka “Fight Island”. Conor McGregor, Khabib among fighters to react to Anderson Silva's likely UFC exit.
“I got Christmas, and then the new-born in January,” Whittaker said. Murtazaliev (14-2) was subsequently suspended by USADA two years due to a positive steroid test and has not fought since. He rebounded with a unanimous decision over Darren Till in July, followed by a recent win against Cannonier. Wants a tough opponent, but not super picky. Dana White explains why he is perfectly fine letting Israel Adesanya move up to light heavyweight to fight Jan Blachowicz after Robert Whittaker turned down the opportunity to fight the champ. ESPN's panel tries to identify what to believe. As a result, the Ty Gwerder vs. Dalton Rosta fight has been bumped up to the main card, sources say. Believes he should be making more as a 24-fight UFC vet, and is open to signing elsewhere if UFC won't increase his pay. Dana White said yesterday after UFC 254 that Whittaker would be getting the next shot. He [Whittaker] looked good tonight. With all my kids I’ve been thinking about fights, I’ve had my mind elsewhere, and I felt like I wasn’t in the moment. Cannonier had been a destroyer at middleweight and he was also looking to challenge Adesanya. MMA event took... Robert Whittaker and Jared Cannonier squared off on October 25. Dana White happy to let Adesanya move up to light heavyweight to fight Blachowicz, Dana White doesn't want Anderson Silva to continue fighting in the UFC. Barboza said, 'I am a good fighter. I have no problem with UFC. Maybe the UFC tries to get a fight for Adesanya at light heavyweight in the mean time. The four-fight... Gervonta "Tank" Davis delivered a Knockout of the Year candidate over four-division world champion Leo Santa Cruz in the most significant fight of his... Naoya Inoue KO’s Jason Moloney in Round 7 to retain titles – fight video highlights, Uriah Hall vs Anderson Silva full fight video highlights from UFC Vegas 12, Video: Gervonta Davis KO’s Leo Santa Cruz with massive uppercut to remain undefeated, Video: Elbows and head kick knockouts in Muay Thai, UFC Vegas 12 post-fight press conference video, Full Fight: Uriah Hall secures second-round stoppage win against Gegard Mousasi at UFC Saitama (video), Oleksandr Usyk vs Dereck Chisora weigh-in results, 2 fights canceled (video), Full Fight: Anderson Silva scores first-round knockout against Forrest Griffin at UFC 101 (video), Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Justin Gaethje full fight video highlights from UFC 254, Robert Whittaker vs Jared Cannonier full fight video highlights, Bellator 251 fight card – how to watch Melvin Manhoef vs Corey Anderson, Kubanych Abdisalam vs Valeriu Mircea co-headlines BRAVE CF 45, Best Shots: Davis vs Santa Cruz PPV fight card in photos, Gervonta Davis secures KO of the Year candidate over Leo Santa Cruz. Details about UFC 243: Whittaker vs. Adesanya including fighter profiles, results, and analysis. The event was the fourth that the promotion had contested in Melbourne and second at the venue, following UFC 193 in November 2015. In addition, the Veta Arteaga vs. Desiree Yanez fight has also been canceled because Arteaga tested positive, too. Caught up with Edson Barboza. @stylebender new undisputed middleweight king #ufc243 pic.twitter.com/sJiNh1SMP5. When asked when he was looking to be back in action he said March, April. © Copyright 2020 - FIGHTMAG ® Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. This year he had his eyes on new blood like Darren Till and Jared Cannonier. My plans are Christmas, my baby, and then hopefully our timelines lineup then.”, “I do want to fight him, one day.