Israel Adesanya kicks Paulo Costa in their middleweight championship bout during UFC 253 inside Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island on September 27, 2020 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Photo: Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC Israel Adesanya kicks Paulo Costa in their middleweight championship bout during UFC 253 inside Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island on September 27, 2020 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Photo: Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC
Israel Adesanya kicks Paulo Costa in their middleweight championship bout during UFC 253 inside Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island on September 27, 2020 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Photo: Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

UFC: Dana White defends Israel Adesanya’s post-fight antics; blasts ‘sensitive crybabies’

  • ‘This is the fight business, mean things are said and done,’ says UFC president of middleweight champ’s celebrations after Paulo Costa TKO
  • ‘When you have the amount of bad blood and smack talk they did, you either shake hands and squash it or do what Israel did’

Topic |   Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)
Israel Adesanya kicks Paulo Costa in their middleweight championship bout during UFC 253 inside Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island on September 27, 2020 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Photo: Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC Israel Adesanya kicks Paulo Costa in their middleweight championship bout during UFC 253 inside Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island on September 27, 2020 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Photo: Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC
Israel Adesanya kicks Paulo Costa in their middleweight championship bout during UFC 253 inside Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island on September 27, 2020 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Photo: Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC
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