Bloody Elbow: Israel Adesanya slams UFC champ Robert Whittaker for inactivity: ‘Get the f-ck out of here’




 

It’s rare to see fighters talking trash about UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker, but streaking contender Israel Adesanya is getting frustrated with ‘The Reaper’s’ inactivity as champ.

Whittaker only fought once last year, defending his middleweight title against Yoel Romero, and the 28-year-old was forced to pull out of this year’s title defense against Kelvin Gastelum after suffering a collapsed bowel just a few hours before the UFC 234 main event.

Adesanya, who will challenge Gastelum this weekend for the interim middleweight strap, is tired of Whittaker holding up the division and not doing his part to generate excitement in the UFC promotional department.Continue reading >>>

 

Source: https://www.bloodyelbow.com/2019/4/9/18301766/ufc-236-mma-news-interview-israel-adesanya-kelvin-gastelum-robert-whittaker-fight-champion

 

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