The Middleweight Champion of UFC, Israel Adesanya, has defined his next rival for the title. The Nigerian leader of the division went to the Light Heavyweight to try to be champ-champ, but failed. For this reason, after getting his first official defeat, he will now look for a new defense where he feels more comfortable. The journey is over, so he is going for a greater legacy.
With a 20-1 in his favor, he will finally find himself against an old acquaintance, whom he already defeated on another occasion: Marvin vettori. The extraordinary Italian warrior is going for a new opportunity in the division, being one step away from getting the belt and making history in UFC. Will it succeed? Many believe so. Anyway, the champion is still the favorite for this cross.
Adesanya’s toughest rival?
Marvin vettori, Italian that stands out in UFC, spoke with the press and excited the fans days ago. Before becoming official, the aforementioned made it clear that he is ready to be champion. This one already had its first attempt against Israel Adesanya a long time ago, but many were left wanting to see more of each other. Now, if he defeats the Nigerian, he would undoubtedly mark a gigantic present for him.
After beating Kevin Holland, Vettori He acknowledged the following: “Five win streak, I’ve accepted anyone at any time, always showing up, always gaining weight, never complaining about anything, and I just beat these guys very domineeringly. I leave no doubt that I am the one who should be in the next title fight. Know it ».
«The last fight I had with Adesanya It was the closest fight I ever had, and in my eyes I still won it. You have to do it again. I’m next in line and I deserve it. He was supposed to fight Darren Till. I did not know how to do it. Now it is out. I’m the hungriest on this and, hands down, next in line. It is I who should be there », concluded the Italian.
UFC 263 card so far
Israel Adesanya vs. Marvin vettori – fight for the title.
Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno – title fight.
Demian Maia vs. Belal Muhammad.
Paul Craig vs. Jamahal Hill.
Drew Dober vs. Brad Riddell.
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