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UFC 271: Whittaker ready to end Adesanya’s reign

"There is a saying that getting the title of champion is much easier than retaining itand I agree because not only are the fights difficult, but yo


There is a saying that getting the title of champion is much easier than retaining itand I agree because not only are the fights difficult, but you have to count on the external factors of being the championwhich are much more significant than anything else,” said Robert Whittaker (23-5) ahead of his rematch against Israel Adesana (21-1), who took the middleweight title from him in 2019 via KO.

The applicant recounted Fighting that now he is much better prepared to be champion than when he was. That yes, before he would have to defeat the number three of the absolute ranking of the UFC. “I am very different from the person I was when I had the belt. I am much happier and feel much more complete and satisfied with what I am doing with my life.” now than before. I think that if I win the belt for the second time, I will have a much better idea of ​​where I want to go as champion,” explained ‘The Reaper’, who chains three consecutive victories by unanimous decision.

Adesanya, for his part, opens a contract for this fight and assures that it has become the second highest paid in the UFC after McGregor. The most incredible thing is that he has signed the contract that is taking him to fight at UFC 271 this week, although the evening has been announced for quite some time.

‘The Last Stylebender’ has already recovered from his loss to Bachowicz at light heavyweight, defeating Vettori in a fight that made him sweat quite a bit. On paper the champion is a more resourceful fighter, but Whittaker has punch, stamina and great wrestling defense to put his rival in danger. What is certain is that, as Adesanya says, Africa and Oceana are going to stick to the television to see this great duel.