Israel Adesanya is rapidly cleaning out the UFC’s middleweight division and took the scalp of Paulo Costa with incredible ease at UFC 253. He thinks Jared Cannonier will beat Robert Whittaker.
The 32-year-old took to social media on Friday to share a series of screenshots of an online conversation with Dana White, in a bid to prove he has been eager to compete in the UFC.
Jan Blachowicz and Dominick Reyes have the chance to step out of Jon Jones’s considerable shadow this weekend. They are the co-main event on Fight Island at UFC 253.
It isn’t every day that a former IT consultant has a shot at UFC gold, but one glance at Paulo Costa tells you he was hardly your average computer technician.
The 51-year-old has been spending almost a year studying the best route into boxing and the legendary MMA promoter has plans he will reveal to the public in due course.
The welterweight star’s rise to the top of the 170-pound division can be attributed to his brash, no holds barred, antagonistic persona, in which the mantra ‘all publicity is good publicity’ is befitting.
Colby Covington dominated Tyron Woodley on his way to a fifth round TKO as the welterweight contender received a congratulatory call for President Trump.
UFC fans have been given hope that Conor McGregor could be back in the octagon by the start of next year with Dana White saying the promotion are working on some ‘fun stuff’ for him.
The world’s of MMA and pro-wrestling have occasionally crossed paths, with UFC and WWE seeing stars switch between the fight promotion and entertainment company.
The former welterweight champion takes on long-standing rival Colby Covington, who has previously shared his support of American president Donald Trump, on Saturday.