UFC president Dana White outlined the probable alternatives for Israel Adesanya, noting the UFC middleweight champion has “got a good deal of possibilities.”
Adesanya is undefeated with a 20- file and coming off of a fantastic TKO overall performance around Paulo Costa at UFC 253, his star power has hardly ever been higher. With the UFC having a absolutely-blown celebrity right here in Adesanya, he seems poised to be booked for a big fight his future time out. Whether or not it’s battling at middleweight to defend his belt yet again or transferring up to light heavyweight for superfights, Adesanya has plenty of choices out there correct now.
Talking to reporters on Struggle Island this 7 days, White was asked what is subsequent for the UFC middleweight star Adesanya. Here’s what the UFC president told the media in attendance.
“We’ve acquired to communicate to him. That is a fight we could surely make. But I truly imagine that the winner of Jared Cannonier and Robert Whittaker should really get the upcoming shot. He stated he would battle Cannonier. He already defeat Whittaker. Whittaker, if he wins, tends to make a ton of perception, as well. It is a excellent issue to have. The winner of this combat need to completely get the shot. You could appear at the Jan Blachowicz struggle and say, ‘Oh, which is pleasurable, way too.’ Jon Jones is pleasurable. He’s bought a good deal of options,” White claimed (by way of MMAjunkie.com).
As White mentioned, Adesanya has numerous possibilities in two bodyweight classes proper now. At middleweight, he appears to be destined to combat the winner of Jared Cannonier vs. Robert Whittaker at some level. But with superfights at 205lbs from equally Jan Blachowicz and Jones Jones also probable solutions, the UFC will have to make an intriguing option. Odds are Adesanya fights at 185lbs his next time out but then yet again, MMA can shock you.
Who do you consider Dana White and the UFC really should match Israel Adesanya up against upcoming?