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

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

Media Monday: Adesanya’s post fight Octagon interview

UFC 236 baby. He did it. Israel Adesanya captured the interim middleweight title by defeating Kelvin Gastelum on Saturday in a bout that was awarded fight of the night honors by the UFC. Adesanya was touted as the next Anderson Silva, then beat Anderson Silva, called out Jon Jones, and then won the interim belt. … Read more

VIDEO: UFC 236 ‘Feel the Pressure’ promo brings the heat

We are getting two outstanding match ups serving as the main and co-main events for UFC 236. Dustin Poirier challenges featherweight champion Max Holloway in the top spot for the interim lightweight championship. Preceding that is Kelvin Gastelum vs surging Israel Adesanya at middleweight with the winner most likely getting a shot at 185 pound … Read more

VIDEO: UFC 234 post fight presser highlights

Another event down, another injury bug gets its licks in. Robert Whittaker pulled out of his middleweight title defense with Kelvin Gastelum at the last minute due to issues related to a hernia. We forgive him because a nasty shot to the stomach could be curtains if it connects just right. It did leave the … Read more

Weidman just might be Adesanya’s next opponent

Israel Adesanya fought and won against Anderson Silva in the main event of UFC 234. He was promoted to said main event when middleweight champion Robert Whittaker had to pull out of his bout with Kelvin Gastelum. It was a decent fight but the much hyped “style bender” couldn’t put the older Silva away. Instantly … Read more