Israel Adesanya talks during a press conference for UFC 248. Photo: AFPIsrael Adesanya talks during a press conference for UFC 248. Photo: AFP
Israel Adesanya talks during a press conference for UFC 248. Photo: AFP
Patrick Blennerhassett
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The Takedown by Patrick Blennerhassett

Israel Adesanya closing in on Jon Jones, Khabib in UFC’s pound-for-pound top tier

  • Nigerian-born, New Zealand-raised superstar has a huge chance at UFC 248 to cement his legacy as a premier MMA fighter
  • Beating Yoel Romero, who will lay it all on the line, could give Adesanya a serious notch in his pound-for-pound belt

Israel Adesanya talks during a press conference for UFC 248. Photo: AFPIsrael Adesanya talks during a press conference for UFC 248. Photo: AFP
Israel Adesanya talks during a press conference for UFC 248. Photo: AFP
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