Even though he's stepping up in weight class, the UFC 259 picks still favor Israel Adesanya.
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Conor McGregor is a legendary UFC fighter. Not many combatants can take a year off from fighting, announce their next bout, and instantly be established as the overwhelming odds-on favorite in the UFC 257 picks. Yet that's exactly how The Notorious one rolls. He will headline UFC 257 on Jan. 23, facing Dustin Poirier in a rematch of former UFC world lightweight champs. McGregor is the -235 favorite in the bout.
UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya will put his unblemished record on the line at UFC 248 on March 7 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Adesanya (18-0) He'll face former Olympic freestyle wrestling silver medalist Yoel Romero in the main-even bout on the card. In his last two bouts, Adesanya beat Kevin Gastelum to win the UFC interim middleweight world title. Then he knocked Robert Whittaker to claim the outright title.
To say that the card for UFC 245 is loaded would be an understatement. A trio of world title belts will be on the line on Dec. 14 at T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada. Kamaru Usman will defend his welterweight title, in the headliner bout while Max Holloway puts his featherweight belt on the line in the co-main event. Women's bantamweight champ Amanda Nunes also is defending her world title.
Article posted on Monday 23 September
Current champion Robert Whittaker and interim champion Israel Adesanya will fight to unify the world middleweight title as the feature event of UFC 243 on October 6th.
The bout will be contested at Marvel Stadium in Melbourne, Australia and is expected to draw a record crowd of some 60,000 due to its local flavor. Whittaker is a New Zealand-born fighter who now calls Australia home. Adesanya is a New Zealander.
A post-bout brawl involving several people from both fighter's corners broke out. For his part in the mayhem, Nurmagomedov was suspended nine months and fined $500,000. Dustin Poirier, Nurmagomedov's opponent, won the interim UFC lightweight world title belt during Nurmagomedov's suspension.
Article posted on Tuesday 23 July