UFC 243 Whittaker vs Adesanya

The UFC 243 main event bout between Robert Whittaker vs Israel Adesanya is one of the most interesting champion vs champion bouts in recent memory as it has got quite the story to it! The champion returns from injury to challenge the interim champion, where the winner becomes the unified UFC World Middleweight Champion. Whittaker returns from injury, while Adesanya is the interim champ. Could Whittaker vs Adesanya result in the former’s loss?

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Let us take a closer look at the main event of UFC 243 and predict what is expected to happen.

What to Expect from UFC 243: Whittaker vs Adesanya?

The fight between Robert Whittaker vs Israel Adesanya is all about two talented men fighting for a championship they so dearly possess! Whittaker was the interim champ before GSP let go of the belt to make him the permanent champion. Adesanya, the undefeated fighter, has been on his way up and currently stands at 17-0.

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Would hometown-hero Robert Whittaker reclaim his title and become the unified World Middleweight Champion or would he face a loss at the hands of Adesanya is the bigger question here.


Whittaker vs Adesanya to End with Robert Whittaker’s Loss?

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Odds are split almost evenly between the two. Whittaker has the hometown advantage while Israel Adesanya has his streak going for him. It will be interesting to see if Whittaker’s return would lead to his win and the end of Adesanya’s streak or would it lead to Adesanya extending his undefeated streak to 18-0!