“He has the right to brag” – Robert Whittaker reacts to Israel Adesanya sporting his UFC 243 KO NFT at press conference »FirstSportz

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Israel Adesanya-Robert Whittaker

In UFC 271 press conference, you can tell former UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker looks much more peaceful before the rematch with the current champion Israel Adesanya than when they first met. Whittaker is now more focused than ever on reclaiming the title he’s won by battling the most fearsome middleweights in the world. Yoel Romero.

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Israel Adesanya and Robert Whittaker head to head at UFC 271 press conference

Since he lost the belt to Adesanya via knockout back in 2019 at UFC 243Whittaker is on an amazing 3 win streak against Darren Till, Kelvin Gastelum and Jared Cannonier. Former middleweight champion, also a winner The Ultimate Fighter: Smashingwas known for winning over those who liked Ronaldo Souza, Uriah Hall, Derek Brunson, and Romero himself before returning to the winning track after losing the championship.

Robert Whittaker compliments Israel Adesanya’s “necklace”

Israel Adesanya KO Robert Whittaker UFC 243
Israel Adesanya KO Robert Whittaker UFC 243

During the press conference before the battle of UFC 271, Adesanya spoke about wearing a pendant with a storied moment in the center as part of the UFC’s NFT Collection called UFC Strike. In it, you can see Adesanya knock out Whittaker in a loop from UFC 243 in 2019, Whittaker then reacted with the pendant on demand.

“He beat me the first time, he has the right to brag,Whittaker laughed “What will I do, if I win the first time, I will [having] something around is good. Um… that’s a great necklace, Whittaker said. He took it surprisingly in good spirits.

What do you rate Whittaker’s easy going attitude this time compared to the tough and belligerent he had during the fight week of his first fight with Adesanya in 2019? Do you think he can get the job done this time and claim the belt back? Or does the belt stay with Adesanya? Also, will you win the co-main event between two heavyweights, Tai Tuivasa and Derrick Lewis?

Also read: “It’s my n** ga” – Israel Adesanya backs Joe Rogan amid controversy

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