After what was UFC Vegas 12, Dana White unveiled the next rival of Israel Adesanya and the networks exploded. The Nigerian is one of the best fighters in history, who remains undefeated at 20-0, being one of the best numbers of all time. Therefore, the president acknowledged that one of the disputes that had been discussed will not be held, but, surprising the world, he threw the name that he will have to see him head on.
Being so, Adesanya the journey to the Semi-Heavyweight of the highest Mixed Martial Arts company will begin, where you will have to see faces against Jan Blachowicz, another awesome champion. The Pole clinched the vacant 205-pound title in September after a massive second-round knockout of Dominick Reyes. Notably, he had victories in his last four fights in a row and three of those were by knockout in the first or second round.
Listen, when the fight ended on Fight Island, the last fight, I thought I was going to have to sit down with this kid and convince him why he needs to fight Robert Whittaker. Whittaker comes out and says she doesn’t want to fight him. The craziest shit I’ve ever seen. If it won’t happen, it won’t. That’s why we set out to get the next rival and why not make it even bigger “, was what the” boss “began by saying.
To blow up social media and drive fans crazy, Dana White communicated: “So now there is no discussion with Israel. I thought Whittaker deserved the chance and he doesn’t want it, so we’ll let him do it. Finally, Adesanya will face Jan Blachowicz at 205 lbs. Apparently it would be next year, in 2021. Go putting everything together. There is no confirmation yet, but this is what it would be like.
The last of both
At UFC 253, the two fighters saw action in Abu Dhabi on Yas Island. There, Israel Adesanya ended with the illusion and the undefeated of Paulo Costa, after a previous more than spicy and daring. That was in the stellar of the night, but, before, Jan Blachowiz It was measured against Dominick Reyes. In the co-main event, the Pole blew out his opponent’s nose and scored an impeccable knockout to return to his country as a hero, with the belt in his hands.