Adesanya minimizes excitement for Whittaker vs Vettori: “I know who wins” – 01/09/2022

Adesanya minimizes excitement for Whittaker vs Vettori: “I know who wins” – 01/09/2022
Adesanya minimizes excitement for Whittaker vs Vettori: “I know who wins” – 01/09/2022

Dominant middleweight champion (84 kg), Israel Adesanya knows the division like no one else and keeps an eye on what happens in it. So much so that the Nigerian informs that he will watch the duel between Marvin Vettori and Robert Whittaker, who is part of the UFC Paris card, an event that takes place this Saturday (3). However, ‘The Last Stylebender’ adds that the fight between his rivals is not what he most expects on the show.

On the contrary, in an interview with the ‘YouTube’ channel ‘The Blakamoto & Oscar Show’, Adesanya, sincerely, confessed that the decisive fight between Vettori and Whittaker matters little to him. It is worth noting that the athletes are two of the best middleweight fighters in the UFC and that part of the MMA community projects that the winner of the match will get closer to fighting for the division title again. However, the champion of the category said he was not excited to watch the duel, because he has two wins over the Australian and the Italian. Even so, as he knows the duo well, the Nigerian gives ‘The Reaper’ a certain advantage over ‘The Italian Dream’ in the match.

“I’m excited for the main event. I’m also excited for the co-main event, but I’m not really. I’m not going to lie. watch and I know who is going to win. Whittaker is going to win, so that’s why it’s not exciting for me. Whittaker is more complete. He’s better at striking and I feel like he can grappling with Vettori and getting him into trouble. But the fight I don’t know who will win. I like Gane, but I love Tuivasa. This is my guy”, declared the UFC champion.

Israel Adesanya, 32, is one of the biggest and best MMA fighters today. The UFC middleweight champion debuted for the company in 2018 and has defended the division title five times. In the division, the Nigerian remains undefeated. His main triumphs were over Anderson Silva, Brad Tavares, Derek Brunson, Jared Cannonier, Kelvin Gastelum, Marvin Vettori (twice), Paulo ‘Borrachinha’, Robert Whittaker (twice) and Yoel Romero.

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