UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya has become quite the YouTuber these days. In a recent upload of the Last Stylebender, he broke down UFC Vegas 32 main event fight between Cory Sandhagen vs TJ Dillashaw.
This weekend’s UFC on ESPN 27 takes place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. This will be a significant fight as TJ Dillashaw makes his comeback after 2 years since his suspension. Meanwhile, Cory Sandhagen is looking to continue his win streak and get that Bantamweight title shot. Cory is coming off two consecutive wins against Marlon Moraes and Frankie Edgar.
In his YouTube video, Israel Adesanya broke down the complete fight between the two bantamweight top fighters. Izzy spoke about each fighters’ strengths, weaknesses, and a lot more. “The jab. The jab, beautiful. Cory for 135 is long and lean. He’s very lanky for the weight class, so he knows how to pop that jab. The best display I’ve seen of him doing that was John Lineker. Yeah, he was just educated with that jab. That jab had a real Master’s degree in that fight,” said Izzy talking about Cory’s strengths.
Israel Adesanya believes it is TJ’s fight to win if the fight goes to the canvas
After breaking down The Sandman’s strengths, the UFC middleweight champion spoke what TJ Dillashaw holds in his arsenal. “What I like about T.J. is his striking, to be honest, but that’s not what he came up doing. He came up from Team Alpha Male as a wrestler and he’s got that in his back pocket, but what really took him to the next level is his striking, and that’s that Ludwig striking system.”
“I feel like the way they operate, they really mix it up well. The way he throws his 2, his rear hand, and then the rear leg, the way they hide it is nice… He’s nice with his hands and his feet. Another thing I like about T.J. is fighting in the fire. He’s tough. I’ve seen him get dropped before and come back and do some work and finish the fight,” continued Adesanya on TJ’s strengths.
Who do you think wins the fight between Cory Sandhagen vs TJ Dillashaw?