WATCH: Kelvin Gastelum dings Whittaker for loss to Adesanya, talks UFC 244

UFC middleweight Kelvin Gastelum is disappointed with former middleweight champ Robert Whittaker’s performance in his loss to new champion Israel Adesanya. Meanwhile, water is wet. Gastelum told ESPN MMA that Robert tried to pull some things from his playbook that just didn’t work. He also briefly touches on his own loss to Adesanya revealing he … Read more

UFC 243 Reebok payouts continue to highlight how poorly fighters are paid

Israel Adesanya and Robert Whittaker both made a decent chunk of change in the main event of UFC 243 from the Reebok sponsorship deal in place with the organization but the rest of the card – yeesh. From there the payouts became almost laughable. I still can’t believe that some of the long time fighters … Read more

WATCH: Israel Adesanya is on point during UFC 243 open workouts

Saturday night will answer two questions. The same two questions we have asked all week in our UFC 243 related articles. Is UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker here to stay? Is the hype of train of interim champ Israel Adesanya all steam? At open workouts we got a glimpse of what we can expect in … Read more

WATCH: Amazing Marvel Comics style promo for Whittaker vs Adesanya

Just when you thought UFC 243 couldn’t get you more pumped – we get this. On Saturday we find out if middleweight champion Robert Whittaker can hold back the steaming hype train of interim champ Israel Adesanya. Melbourne, Australia will play host to the main event bout between the two and if the promo materials … Read more

Whittaker: ‘If it had become personal I would have taken care of it personally’

Robert Whittaker is a beast. UFC interim middleweight champion Israel Adesanya has been taking shots at reigning champ Robert Whittaker for weeks. The pair will finally let the leather fly on Saturday at UFC 243 in Melbourne, Australia in what is sure to be fireworks. Robert has been relatively quiet compared to his opponent but … Read more

UFC 243 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 3

We love the Embedded series the UFC puts out leading up to a fight. UFC 243 is just around the corner and this means it’s that time again. In this episode one of the highlights is interim middleweight champion Israel Adesanya exchanging jerseys with baller Paul Pierce. It’s a pretty cool moment. This Saturday Adesanya … Read more

WATCH: Israel Adesanya tours some street art in Melbourne ahead of UFC 243

Israel Adesanya just keeps getting cooler. UFC interim middleweight champion Israel Adesanya is in Melbourne, Australia ahead of his UFC 243 title unification bout with champ Robert Whittaker. Australia is a popular tourist destination but most tourists would not seek out its street art. Even with the big fight looming Adesanya said ‘yeah, nah mate … Read more

ODDS: Adesanya is squeaks by as the favorite in latest UFC 243 odds

UFC 243 features a blockbuster main event between heavy handed middleweight champion Robert Whittaker and technically gifted interim champ Israel Adesanya. Like we’ve said before this bout is going to answer several questions including whether or nor Whittaker is here to stay and if Adesanya is just hype. The event takes place in Melbourne, Australia … Read more

WATCH: Dana White previews UFC 243

UFC 243 will feature the hype train of interim middleweight champion Israel Adesanya vs the seemingly invincible champion Robert Whittaker. On October 6th in Melbourne Australia we will finally answer the question of whether or not Adesanya lives up to that hype or if Whittaker is truly just that good. UFC president Dana White takes … Read more