Moments ago, a star of UFC made it clear that his friendship with Israel Adesanya. Taking into account the professionalism and that the Nigerian has the title of Middleweight, Phil Hawes He declared that he wants to liquidate him to get the crown from him. The two had a very good bond, but the division belt has alienated them. Therefore, in an interview with What the Heck, it was clear.
Accommodating your name in the company, Hawes He said, ‘Like I always say, I’m not looking for Izzy, I’m looking for the belt and Izzy has the belt. There is no ill will towards Izzy, we were friends in the past. We used to follow each other on Instagram, but then when I started winning fights on UFC, stopped following me. I know, it’s strange. I know you are watching. How close am I? Crazy things happen in this sport.
“Remember we had Al Iaquinta, he wasn’t in the top 15, he fought Khabib for the title. We have Joe Soto, it was his first fight in UFC, had a shot at the title. Ray Borg, he had a title shot, crazy opportunities happen all the time in this sport and if the opportunity arises, I will definitely be there to seize it, “he said.
The relationship broke up
In the same line, Phil He said: “We followed each other on Instagram, I had a hard time finding fights and I hit him and he contacted the promoters, gave me names, tried to help me find fights and things like that. We were always great, and one day I thought, ‘What? Izzy isn’t following me? A little weird, but I know you’re looking at it, it’s cool. I guess it’s competition now, so let’s get it. “
“I didn’t look at Kyle as the next step, I looked at Kyle as the opponent in front of me. I think I am the world champion as we speak, right now. Then I knew that Kyle Daukaus was tough, he knew what he brought, his durability and I like to face that adversity. I did not reach the end, but I got the victory and I was able to show some of my skills and gain more experience and then all the intuition that comes to prepare for my five-round fight with Izzy, “he said. Phil Hawes.
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