Middleweight champion Israel Adesanya gave his predictions on the two fights at the top of the UFC Paris fight card in a video posted to his YouTube channel on Friday morning.
In the UFC Paris main event, top heavyweight contender Ciryl Gane (10-1) faces No. ranked Tai Tuivasa (14-3).
“About this weekend, I like Gane, but I love my boy Tai, and I feel like he’s on a roll right now. Momentum is very, very powerful with him,” Adesanya said.
In the co-main event, former middleweight champion and top 185-pound contender Robert Whittaker (23-6) takes on No. 3 ranked Marvin Vettori (18-5-1). Adesanya holds two wins over both fighters and gave a short prediction.
“Rob will win,’ he said.
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