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

LOOK: UFC 243 poster drops featuring Whittaker and Adesanya clutching title belts

I cannot believe that this fight is happening. At UFC 243 in October we will see rising star and interim middleweight champion Israel Adesanya try to unify and keep his belt against middleweight king Robert Whittaker. Interim belts only mean as much as the fighter holding it and Adesanya means something to the future of … Read more

RESULTS: Main event fighters make weight for UFC Ottawa

Good news for Al Iaquinta and Donald Cerrone fans for their clash on Saturday. The weigh-ins for UFC Ottawa are in the books which means the green light has been given for Cerrone to try and extend his record for most wins in the organization which currently sits at 21, and the most finishes which … Read more

A fully mended Brad Tavares believes he can stop Israel Adesanya

Brad Tavares, the American MMA fighter who competes in the middleweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), has spoken about his hopes of beating Israel Adesanya in a return bout yet to be arranged. Adesanya, a Nigerian born New Zealander, is the current Interim Middleweight Champion of the UFC. He won his title on the 19th … Read more

Whittaker reveals his ideal co-main and main event for his return

Robert Whittaker we salute you sir. UFC middleweight champ Robert Whittaker was sidelined after needing emergency surgery for an intestinal hernia and a collapsed bowel in February. Because of this an interim bout occurred between surging Israel Adesanya and Kelvin Gastelum. Israel would win that bout and wear the belt and that seems to have … Read more

Adesanya calls out one GOAT and gets slammed by another

Israel Adesanya needs to respect his elders. After capturing the UFC interim middleweight title he called out Jon Jones who naturally clapped back. It’s still ongoing about who can beat who and it hasn’t gone unnoticed. Former GOAT, and still to some, Anderson Silva has leapt in to the fray feet first. He verbally reprimanded … Read more