“His striking’s going to prevail”- Israel Adesanya takes his pick for the UFC 272 clash between Colby Covington and Jorge Masvidal

Israel Adesanya believes this fighter will have an advantage with his striking

Israel Adesanya
Israel Adesanya

Jorge Masvidal and Colby Covington are all set to settle the ‘Blood rivalry’ between them, trash talk at each other in the press conference, and answered the questions which were majorly not thrown to them. Colby especially, answered pretty much every question asked at the presser or at least tried to block it.

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Israel Adesanya believes in Jorge Masvidal’s striking

When asked if Colby’s striking had improved and he might just stand and trade punches, Masvidal said that Colby’s whole game plan is to ‘Sniff his di*k‘ the whole time like he does in every fight, adds that his last two pay per views combined was just chump change.

Middleweight champion Israel Adesanya believes in striking as he said “ Colby he pushes a high pace, he is tenacious but Jorge is a veteran of the game who has a high fight IQ.” Israel continued “Jorge’s smart and his striking is going to prevail in this fight and he can get it done.”

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Israel Adesanya will be cage-side for Jorge Masvidal vs Colby Covington

Israel has always been about that hype and nothing is more hyped than the grudge match between Jorge Masvidal and Colby Covington. What’s more interesting is that Colby Covington has called out Israel Adesanya for the middleweight championship and has also dialed down on Khamzat Chimaev as these two could fight at either welterweight or middleweight and could potentially fight the respective champs for the title.

With Israel Adesanya set to defend his title against Jared Cannonier in June, he too looks to become a double champion as he wants to move up to light heavyweight again and challenge for the title.

Jorge Masvidal and Colby Covington headline the UFC 272 this weekend as the grudge match would help pick a spot for the number 1 contender fight against the winner of Gilbert Burns vs Khamzat Chimaev.

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