Robert Whittaker takes on Israel Adesanya today at UFC 243 in the land down under for the Undisputed Middleweight Belt. First, the two met up face to face in the ceremonial weigh-ins.
Whittaker enters the fight a very slight underdog (-105) to Adesanya (-115). “The Reaper” last fought at in June of 2018 against Yoel Romero at UFC 225 in a back and forth affair that saw the champ win via split-decision.
Adesanya was last seen in action at UFC 236 in a Fight of the Night Performance for the Interim Middleweight belt against Kelvin Gastelum.
The winner of this fight will presumably fight Paulo Costa, the number 2 ranked contender.
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