Israel Mobolaji Adesanya is a Nigerian-born New Zealand professional mixed martial artist, kickboxer and boxer. He is the former Glory middleweight contender winner and King in the Ring two-time cruiserweight and heavyweight champion.
For UFC 234, hosts Roberto Diaz and Joe Soto take a closer look at the co-main event between the former champion Anderson Silva, and the undefeated number 6 ranked Israel Adesanya.
UFC 234 is scheduled for Saturday February 9, and will take place in Melbourne, Australia. For this fight, Roberto and Joe will look at the histories, numbers, sizes and styles and discuss the strengths and weaknesses of these two fighters.
HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS EPISODE:
Andersons historic record
Adesanya’s undefeated resume and combat history
Fighting styles and fighting IQ
Size and age factors, do they play a role
Strength and weakness’s of fighters
Endurance, three round fight
Experience vs youth
Technique, ground game and standup
Athlete vs Fighter
Strategies for fighters
Joe answers, what happened in Fedor vs Bader
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Israel Adesanya, Stitch Duran, Adam Hunter and Geoff Quares. Adesanya, who recently signed with the UFC, stopped by in studio to talk about his upcoming fight with Rob Wilkinson at UFC 221. Hunter, a notable stand-up comic, came on the program to share some anecdotal stories about his experiences with MMA fighters. Quares, the president and CEO of Triumphant Combat Sports, was in studio to talk about the latest with his promotion. Cutman Stitch Duran cohosted the entire show in studio.