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Is Israel Adesanya vs. Khamzat Chimaev confirmed for UFC Saudi Arabia?

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Israel Adesanya, who did not appear on the UFC 300 cards, could still face Khamzat chimaev when he returns to the octagon.

Many expected ‘The last Stylebender’ to appear at UFC 300, but he had already confirmed that he would take a break. Adesanya was expected to fight Dricus du Plessis in a title grudge match or Alex Pereira in a trilogy of 205 lbs gold. However, reports claim he has now lined up a new opponent.

Kingdom Arena leaked a picture of what was believed by many to be an epic middleweight fight between Israel Adesanya, and Khamzat Chmaev on February 20. The company provided a link to purchase tickets for the event, which was the UFC’s first appearance in Saudi Arabia.

Dana White, CEO of UFC, confirmed that the post was a fake just hours after it had been made public.

White then attacked the MMA media, accusing them of creating hype for a match that had not been discussed by the organization. Evidently upset by those involved…



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