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UFC 271: Israel Adesanya, Tai Tuivasa Enjoy Their Victories

Israel Adesanya, Tai Tuivasa and Jared Cannonier were among some of the big winners at UFC 271 in Houston Saturday night.

Israel Adesanya, Tai Tuivasa and Jared Cannonier were among the big winners at UFC 271 Saturday night.

Adesanya defended his middleweight title in the main event over Robert Whittaker. The card took place from Houston’s Toyota Center. 

The win was the second for Adesanya over Whittaker, a former champion. 

Earlier in the night, his next challenger may have emerged in Cannonier. The red-hot contender finished Derek Brunson.

Tuivasa also made a statement, besting Derrick Lewis with a vicious elbow in the co-main event.

Israel Adesanya Post-Fight Press Conference

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya takes questions at the UFC 271 post-fight press conference after a successful title defense in his rematch bout with former champ Robert Whittaker in the main event on Saturday.

Robert Whittaker Post-Fight Press Conference

Former UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker took questions from the media after falling in the rematch to Israel Adesanya at UFC 271 on Saturday night in Houston.

Tai Tuivasa Post-Fight Press Conference

UFC heavyweight Tai Tuivasa speaks to the press at the UFC 271 post-fight press conference following his win over Derrick Lewis in the co-main event on Saturday.

Dana White Post-Fight Reaction

UFC President Dana White shares his thoughts on UFC 271: Adesanya vs Whittaker 2 immediately after the conclusion of the event at the post-fight press conference.

Roxanne Modafferi Says Goodbye To UFC

UFC flyweight Roxanne Modafferi bid farewell to the UFC after her final fight at UFC 271 on Saturday night in Houston.

Jared Cannonier Octagon Interview

UFC middleweight Jared Cannonier got it done at UFC 271 on Saturday getting the finish over Derek Brunson via second-round knockout. Cannonier spoke with Daniel Cormier after the bout.

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