Though he was extremely gracious in defeat, Israel Adesanya is planning to ship a ‘massacre’ in his rumored redemption battle in opposition to Alex Pereira.
Regardless of ‘The Final Stylebender’ arguably being the extra expert competitor, ‘Poton’ has the Nigerian quantity each time they compete. The newly topped UFC middleweight champion has appeared practically flawless in his 4 octagon appearances up to now and continues to show his harmful energy.
Discussing a possible MMA rematch in opposition to Alex Pereira, Israel Adesanya has detailed how he expects the battle to play out. He insisted that not one of the earlier fixtures would matter when he subsequent eradicated Brazil:
“I am excited for this chapter and I like the best way the story progresses. I made him bloody, I made him bleed. To make him bleed, you may kill him. However this one, I wanna make it a massacre, like I rise up and it is crimson with simply elbows and simply beating him up… put an finish to all three of them [past fights] No downside. He who has the final snigger laughs greatest.”
Alex Periera efficiently shocked the world with a fifth-round end of his longtime rival within the UFC 280 headliner. However regardless of eliminating his opponent, ‘Potan’ could be pressured to grant Adesanya a direct rematch.
Whereas there isn’t a official date for the middleweight conflict, it’s doubtless that the blockbuster occasion will unfold someday subsequent yr in what might arguably be one of many greatest rematches within the historical past of the game.
See what Israel Adesanya has to say about One Second alex pereira The bout within the video under (17:16 mark).
Israel Adesanya’s title chase efficiency
Regardless of being referred to as a “boring” fighter by a handful of MMA supporters, Israel Adesanya was thought-about one of the entertaining athletes to compete within the sport.
Earlier than capturing the middleweight title, ‘The Final Stylebender’ was on a tear all through his division, placing in traditional performances in opposition to some robust competitors. Bouts with Rob Wilkinson at UFC 221 and Derek Brunson at UFC 230, together with an all-time efficiency in opposition to Calvin Gastelum at UFC 236, have been arguably his greatest performances within the cage.
Now he has the chance to re-enchant followers who yearn for entertaining performances. Adesanya will doubtlessly problem for the middleweight throne in opposition to Alex Pereira in 2023.