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UFC 243 Whittaker vs Adesanya: Will Whittaker Become the Unified Middleweight Champion? Odds Say, Yes

Robert Whittaker vs Israel Adesanya

The UFC World Middleweight Championship is all set to be the centerstage of limelight once Robert Whittaker vs Israel Adesanya takes place at UFC 243. This champion vs champion fight will decide who the unified Middleweight Champion is! Whittaker vs Adesanya, as per many fans, has the potential to become a total ‘match of the year’ candidate for UFC!

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Let us take a closer look at the fight and see who has a better shot at winning the title here!

UFC 243: Whittaker vs Adesanya – Tale of the Tape

Robert Whittaker was the Interim UFC World Middleweight Champion after he defeated Yoel Romero. Since December 7, 2017, he became the unified champion after Georges St-Pierre (GSP) announced that he is going to forfeit his title. 28-year-old Whittaker has achieved a lot but he now faces his biggest nemesis till date – Israel Adesanya.

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Adesanya’s claim to fame has been his 17-0 win streak. Having never lost a professional MMA fight in his career, the big question heading into UFC 243: Whittaker vs Adesanya is – will the streak survive the night or will hometown hero Whittaker become the unified champ once again?

Winning Odds for UFC 243: Who Wins Whittaker vs Adesanya?

UFC 243 Robert Whittaker vs Israel Adesanya
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The fight is all set to take place at the Marvel Stadium in Melbourne, Australia. This gives an immediate advantage to Robert Whittaker who is a New Zealand-born Australian citizen. The betting odds to favor Whittaker at the moment, but Adesanya isn’t an underdog either. For now, the odds are split almost evenly and this continues to be any man’s game, however, Whittaker does have a home advantage!

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Written by Kanishka

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