UFC 243: Not Pumped For Robert Whittaker vs. Israel Adesanya? Watch The New Promo
UFC 243 is right around the corner, and the promotion's shared out a very solid, 'check this out' commercial for the card's headliner.
Whittaker vs. Adesanya
Adesanya (17-0) locked up a bout with the middleweight champ Whittaker this past April, by defeating Kelvin Gastelum for the interim belt. The victory was “The Last Stylebender’s” sixth straight with the UFC, and followed his decision win over the legendary Anderson Silva in February.
Whittaker (20-4), on the other hand, hasn’t competed since last June, when he battled his way to a split decision win over Yoel Romero. It marked the second time the champion had defeated the powerful wrestler.
Recently the UFC posted the trailer below and it’s definitely worth a watch.
UFC 243 line-up
Here is the line-up for UFC 243, which will go down in Melbourne, Australia on October 5th (card via MMA Mania).
185 lbs.: Middleweight Champion Robert Whittaker vs. Interim Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya
155 lbs.: Dan Hooker vs. Al Iaquinta
135 lbs.: Holly Holm vs. Raquel Pennington
145 lbs.: Megan Anderson vs. Zarah Fairn Dos Santos
115 lbs.: Nadia Kassem vs. Ji Yeon Kim
170 lbs.: Luke Jumeau vs. Dhiego Lima
265 lbs.: Yorgan De Castro vs. Justin Tafa
265 lbs.: Sergey Spivak vs. Tai Tuivasa
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*Fight card, bout order and the amount of matches subject to change.