Kamaru Usman has revealed what he believes his good pal Israel Adesanya should do with a view to emerge victorious in opposition to Jared Cannonier at tonight’s UFC 276 occasion. Chatting with ESPN MMA, Usman asserted that ‘The Final Stylebender’ wants to regulate the gap and the angles to beat Cannonier.
Apparently, ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ views Cannonier as a terrific stylistic matchup for Adesanya. Whereas indicating his perception that Adesanya will seemingly defeat ‘The Killa Gorilla’ at UFC 276, Usman said:
“Nicely, for him [Adesanya], I simply suppose, stylistically, that is an unimaginable matchup for him. As a result of so long as he’s capable of do what he does finest – which is ready to management the gap, management the angles – he’s very, very tough for guys to have the ability to work out.”
“As a result of he’s on a distinct rhythm and a distinct rely than most of those different fighters. And that’s what I believe units him aside… His title signifies all the pieces that he’s. He’s a ‘Stylebender’, the way in which that he’s capable of combine issues up.”
Kamaru Usman opined that if Israel Adesanya is ready to do what he often does, he ought to beat Jared Cannonier and efficiently defend his middleweight title. Usman, who’s the reigning UFC welterweight champion and the No.1-ranked pound-for-pound males’s UFC fighter, is ready to return to the octagon subsequent month.
Usman will defend his UFC welterweight title in a rematch in opposition to Leon Edwards at UFC 278 on August twentieth. Their first struggle in December 2015 noticed Usman defeat Edwards by way of unanimous choice.
Watch Usman handle the subject at 0:51 within the video beneath:
Dana White believes Israel Adesanya’s new strategy will make his struggle with Jared Cannonier much more thrilling
UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya will put his belt on the road in opposition to Jared Cannonier within the headlining matchup at UFC 276 tonight. In a latest interview with Yahoo! Sports activities’ Kevin Iole, UFC president Dana White mentioned the Adesanya-Cannonier matchup and lauded each fighters for being knockout artists.
Israel Adesanya has been hinting that he doesn’t wish to simply win his fights, however goals to take action in spectacular style. Dana White referenced this and urged that Adesanya’s need to attain flashy stoppage victories would be sure that he engages in a gunfight with Cannonier. White stated:
“He [Adesanya] is in search of highlights now, he needs to begin ending individuals with unimaginable finishes. It is bought unimaginable written throughout it… So this must be an absolute gunfight. I do not see both man coming in attempting to wrestle or get this factor to the bottom, I see a gunfight coming.”
Watch White’s interview within the video beneath: