Dana White has uncovered that Israel Adesanya will deal with Jan Blachowicz for the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship. The UFC President verified the winner vs winner bout last night time at the write-up-occasion press conference.
“Listen, when the struggle was more than on ‘Fight Island,’ the previous battle (at UFC 254), I was like, ‘I’m heading to have to sit down with this kid (Adesanya) and convince him on why he requirements to fight Whittaker,’” White claimed.
“Whittaker will come out and says he does not want to fight him – craziest (expletive) I’ve at any time noticed. Yeah, there’s no arguing with Israel now. I thought Whittaker deserved the shot and Whittaker doesn’t want it, so yeah, we’ll permit him do it.”
When no day has been announced for the battle nevertheless, Blachowicz mentioned recently he’d be open to preventing once again in March.
“I have read that Israel Adesanya needs to facial area me next. No issue, If you are ready to fight in March, let’s do this. Prepare for a some fireworks men,” Blachowicz Tweeted.
Adesanya has defended the middleweight belt two times this calendar year. He defeated Paulo Costa at UFC 253 in September and Yoel Romero at UFC 248 in March. As for Blachowicz, he defeated Dominick Reyes, also at UFC 253, to get the vacant UFC light heavyweight championship.