Paulo Costa coach "Captain" Eric declares his fighter will "social distance [Israel Adesanya's] nose from his face by six feet" at UFC 253 on Fight
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The days prior to UFC 253 continued to build in intensity, eventually exploding between Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa at the weigh-ins.
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UFC 253 headliners Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa had to be separated by security and UFC president Dana White at Friday's weigh-ins.
The first event in the UFC's return to Fight Island is set with a championship doubleheader following Friday's UFC 253 weigh-in. Two fighters missed weight.
Jan Blachowicz’s training partner graduates from quarantine; Dominick Reyes visits the oceanside Octagon.
With the UFC 253 title fight between undefeated fighters Israel Adesanya (19-0) and Paulo Costa (13-0), we look at how they arrived on their collision
Ahead of their UFC 253 showdown, Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa, as well as Dominick Reyes and Jan Blachowicz faced off on a Fight Island
Kai Kara-France and middleweight champ Israel Adesanya train, bolstered by their COVID-era camp. Challenger Paulo Costa does interviews and signs posters.
Watch as Dana White hosts the UFC 253 pre-fight press conference on the beaches of Fight Island with Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa throwing down
The fighters have landed on UFC Fight Island for this weekend's UFC 253. As fight week gets underway, everyone's trying to stay loose.
The stateside stars of UFC 253 -- including champ Israel Adesanya -- grab a charter from Las Vegas to Abu Dhabi in the first episode
Champion Israel Adesanya is primed to take on unbeaten challenger Paulo Costa at UFC 253. See into their lives and training camps before their main
Before UFC 253, take a look back at Paulo Costa's title-shot-clinching victory over Yoel Romero.
Before Israel Adesanya squares off with Paulo Costa on Fight Island, watch him defeat Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 236 on April 13, 2019.
Check it the first UFC 253: Adesanya vs. Costa promo: "Run for your life."
UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya had some intense words for his UFC 253 headlining opponent Paulo Costa at a recent media day with reporters.
UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya had some things to say following light heavyweight champion Jon Jones vacating his belt and moving to heavyweight.
Electronic Arts on Saturday revealed EA SPORTS UFC 4 featuring Israel Adesanya and Jorge Masvidal as the game’s official cover athlete duo.
Former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is emphatic that he would entertain moving up to middleweight to fight 185-pound champ Israel Adesanya.
Israel Adesanya, the UFC middleweight champion, made his Octagon debut only two years ago at UFC 221 in Melbourne before beginning his rapid rise.
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Zhang Weili and Joanna Jedrzejczyk escaped their UFC 248 war with minimal medical suspensions, but Israel Adesanya could be sidelined for six months.
Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero didn’t exactly light up the crowd at UFC 248, but they did light up the fighter payroll.
Watch the recap and highlights from UFC 248: Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero from Saturday's event at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
Hear what Israel Adesanya had to say at the UFC 248 Post-Fight Press Conference in Las Vegas.
Check out what other UFC fighters had to say about the UFC 248 middleweight championship main event.
Middleweight champion Israel Adesanya put his title on the line for the first time against Yoel Romero in the UFC 248 main event on Saturday.
Tune in for the full UFC 248: Adesanya vs. Romero Live Results on Saturday, March 7, from Las Vegas.
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