Back in October 2019 Adesanya Knocked Out Robert Whittaker to win Middleweight championship in front of 57,000 fans at Melbourne’s Marvel Arena.
Speaking to Daily Telegraph, Whittaker Said “He’s definitely not a God,” “He’s a very good fighter, sure. But he’s not as good as he thinks he is.”
Since adesanya’s lost to Light Heavyweight Champ Jan Błachowicz people have started to criticize adesanya’s wrestling but we need to consider the size & weight difference was their. Coming off from that lost Adesanya defended his title against italian Marvin Vettori & Won that fight in decision.
Referring to adesanya’s performance against vettori, Rob Said “Watching that fight against Vettori, you can see he’s not untouchable,” “It reinforced the fact that he’s very human. Very touchable. I actually thought his performance was average.”
Whittaker Further Said “He’s definitely not a God,He’s a very good fighter, sure. But he’s not as good as he thinks he is.”
To which adesanya mocked him on twitter where he said “I might not be a god to you, but I baptized you #Jezus“
He further went on to wish his son (robert whittaker) a happy fathers day check out embedded tweet below.
Israel Adesanya and Robert Whittaker has already agreed to fight even Dana white also told that this is the next fight but the date & location is yet to be fixed.
Adesanya want’s this fight to happen in new zealand or austraulia but due to covid restrictions it is hard to say. Said Dana White.