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UFC 243 WHITTAKER vs ADESANYA

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Sunday, October 6, UFC 243: WHITTAKER vs. ADESANYA at Melbourne’s Marvel Stadium.

Australia’s first UFC champion, middleweight Robert “The Reaper” Whittaker, will defend his 185-pound belt against interim title holder, Israel “The Last Stylebender” Adesanya, in a five-round championship bout.

In becoming the UFC middleweight champion, Western Sydney local Whittaker (20-4) defeated Cuban powerhouse Yoel Romero twice – taking the win for the second time after breaking his hand in the first round. UFC 243 will mark the first title defense on home soil for Whittaker , fondly known amongst fans as Bobby Knuckles.

Across the ditch, Nigerian-born Auckland local and rising star Adesanya (17-0) remains undefeated. Having fought 6 times since his debut in February 2018, The Last Stylebender is not only one of the most active fighters in the division, but a fan favourite for his witty memes and anime-inspired performances.

With the Aussie champ back on the canvas following a fight-stopping injury earlier this year, the wait is finally over…the two gold strap owners will meet at the iconic Marvel Stadium on the October long weekend.

“This is the perfect fight at the perfect time with the two best athletes in the division,” said UFC President Dana White. “I am pumped to go back to Melbourne for this massive event. To have two champions in Whittaker and Adesanya fighting for the title on home turf is huge. This will be the biggest fight in Australian history.”

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