- 1d The salaries of UFC 263 fighters earlier this month have been made public and it shows that middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya, is the top earner. Adesanya was the main attraction in Glendale, Arizona, on June 12. The Nigerian-born New Zealand fighter was paid $500,000 for his unanimous decision win over Marvin Vettori, as revealed to The post UFC: Israel Adesanya Was Paid $500,000 For Defeating Marvin Vettori appeared first on Miss Petite Nigeria Blog.
Nigerian MMA fighter, Israel Adesanya emerges top earner with $500,000 payday following recent victory over Marvin Vettori1d Nigerian MMA fighter, Israel Adesanya emerges top earner with $500,000 payday following recent victory over Marvin Vettori
- 2d Israel Adesanya served as the UFC 263 poster boy atop the card and was compensated as such. UFC 263 took place June 12 at Gila River Arena in Glendale, Ariz. The main card streamed on ESPN pay-per-view after prelims on ESPN/ESPN+. MMA Junki
Jan Blachowicz credits Israel Adesanya for improved grappling against Marvin Vettori: “He did his homework”6d UFC 205lbs champion Jan Blachowicz credited Israel Adesanya for improved grappling against Marvin Vettori, saying “he did his homework.” Blachowicz handed Adesanya his first loss in MMA back in March when he won a unanimous decision in a fight where Blachowicz took Adesanya down and controlled him on the mat. There were some who thought […] The post Jan Blachowicz credits Israel Adesanya for improved grappling against Marvin Vettori: “He did his homework” appeared f
- 8d UFC middleweight contender Marvin Vettori explained why he thought he did enough to beat champion Israel Adesanya at UFC 263. Vettori lost a unanimous decision in the main event of UFC 263 in a failed bid to capture the UFC middleweight title. For Vettori, this is his second defeat to the champ after previously losing […] The post Marvin Vettori explains why he thought he did enough to beat Israel Adesanya at UFC 263 appeared first on | BJPenn.com.
- 8d UFC featherweight contender Giga Chikadze ripped the judges for their scoring of the UFC 263 main event, and Marvin Vettori responded to it. Adesanya defeated Vettori by scorecards of 50-45 in the main event of this past Saturday night’s UFC 263 event to defend the UFC middleweight title. Although Vettori had some success with his […] The post Giga Chikadze rips the judges scoring of UFC 263 main event, Marvin Vettori responds appeared first on | BJPenn.com.
- 8d Paulo Costa seems open to fighting Marvin Vettori next time out. Costa was supposed to headline a Fight Night card on August 21 against Jared Cannonier. However, the Brazilain withdrew from the fight after he had concerns over his pay and claimed he never signed the contract. After that, many expected him to be away […] The post Paulo Costa responds to Marvin Vettori’s callout: “I could fight this Moron” appeared first on | BJPenn.com.
Marvin Vettori calls out Paulo Costa following loss at UFC 263: “I’d like to really destroy this drunk guy”9d UFC middleweight Marvin Vettori called out Paulo Costa following his loss at UFC 263, saying “I’d like to really destroy this drunk guy.” Vettori lost a unanimous decision to UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya in their rematch that served as the main event of UFC 263. For Vettori, this was a tough loss because it’s […] The post Marvin Vettori calls out Paulo Costa following loss at UFC 263: “I’d like to really destroy this drunk guy” appeared first on |
- 10d UFC middleweight Marvin Vettori issued a statement following his unanimous decision loss to champion Israel Adesanya at UFC 263. Vettori was confident he had the skillset to beat Adesanya in a rematch after they fought to a split decision three years ago, but the champion proved why he’s the best middleweight in the world with […] The post Marvin Vettori issues statement following unanimous decision loss to Israel Adesanya at UFC 263 appeared first on | BJPenn.com.
- 10d Israel Adesanya had a brief scare in tonight’s rematch with Marvin Vettori at UFC 263, this after getting caught in a rear-naked choke. After seemingly cruising through the opening two rounds of his rematch with Vettori, Adesanya was taken down in the early moments of round two. ‘The Italian Dream’ quickly transitioned to the champs […] The post Israel Adesanya reveals what he told Marvin Vettori after escaping his rear-naked choke at UFC 263 appeared first on | BJPen
- 10d Former light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones was clearly watching tonight’s UFC 263 main event rematch between Israel Adesanya and Marvin Vettori. Jones (26-1 MMA) and Adesanya (21-1 MMA) have become bitter rivals over the past couple of years, so it was no surprise to see that ‘Bones’ tuned in for tonight’s headliner. Adesanya had entered […] The post Jon Jones reacts to Israel Adesanya defeating Marvin Vettori at UFC 263 appeared first on | BJPenn.com.