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Israel Adesanya eyes rematch with UFC rival Sean Strickland, mocks title loss again: ‘What a reign’

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Israel Adesanya claims a title rematch with one-time foe, Sean Strickland will come round his direction again – and remains confident of avenging the defeat, however, still took time to once more mock the championship run of the former, which ended last month at UFC 297.

Adesanya is a former middleweight champion who has been on the sidelines since he fought Strickland at UFC 293 in Sydney in September last year. He lost a shocking decision to the Xtreme Couture mainstay in a shutout defeat.

Promising a lengthy hiatus from the Octagon in the midst of his second middleweight championship loss in the space of a calendar year, Adesanya has made a significant u-turn – claiming he will fight sooner than expected.

Adesanya, who was linked to a possible main event spot at UFC 300, claimed that he had accepted a fight agreement with Dricus Du Plessis, a Pretoria rival in a title grudge on the card. However, he boldly claimed that the South African had reneged.

Israel Adesanya wants to face Sean Strickland again for the title

Adesanya, who is still hoping to get a fight against the newly-crowned champion this year revealed that he wants to fight Strickland again before…



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