UFC middleweight Israel Adesanya joins Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show in studio to break down his phenomenal first-round knockout of Derek Brunson at UFC 230. Adesanya discusses his rise in fame and people trying to latch onto him. “The Last Stylebender” says Derek Brunson triggered him to become the bully regarding the trash talk between the two before the bout at Madison Square Garden. (20:50) Adesanya makes a case to the best in line for title shot against the winner of Robert Whittaker vs. Kelvin Gastelum.
Rising UFC middleweight star Israel Adesanya is in studio to talk all things UFC 230, his impending battle with Derek Brunson and why he deserves a title shot with a win. “The Last Stylebender” talks about his roots growing up in Nigeria and how he found his way into professional fighting.