Security steps in to separate Marvin Vettori from Israel Adesanya (left). Photos: Drake Riggs Security steps in to separate Marvin Vettori from Israel Adesanya (left). Photos: Drake Riggs
Security steps in to separate Marvin Vettori from Israel Adesanya (left). Photos: Drake Riggs
Drake Riggs
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The Takedown by Drake Riggs

UFC 263: Israel Adesanya is all fired up – which could spell bad news for Marvin Vettori

  • Middleweight champ pokes and prods at challenger’s ‘roid rage’ with security separating the pair at heated press conference
  • ‘The Last Stylebender’ rose to another level after fractious build-up to Paulo Costa fight, and Vettori might be playing into his hands

Security steps in to separate Marvin Vettori from Israel Adesanya (left). Photos: Drake Riggs Security steps in to separate Marvin Vettori from Israel Adesanya (left). Photos: Drake Riggs
Security steps in to separate Marvin Vettori from Israel Adesanya (left). Photos: Drake Riggs
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Drake Riggs

Drake Riggs

Drake Riggs is an MMA writer based out of Brush Prairie, Washington, US who specialises in feature pieces, the women's fight scene, lists, news coverage, and rankings. He has been a passionate fan of MMA ever since 2009. Drake has most notably written for BJPenn.com, FanSided MMA, The Body Lock, Cageside Press, Sherdog, The Scrap, and MMA Today. He has also created video content for RT Sport. As for other sports, Drake is a longtime fan of the NFL's Green Bay Packers and Jacksonville Jaguars.