Marvin Vettori wants Israel Adesanya rematch


No. 6 ranked middleweight Marvin Vettori spoke on the post-fight press convention after he defeated no. 10 ranked middleweight Kevin Holland at UFC Vegas 23 (aka UFC on ABC 2) on Saturday.

So far as what Vettori desires subsequent after such a decisive victory, “The Italian Dream” made his case for why he believes he’s subsequent in line to problem Israel Adesanya for the UFC middleweight title.

Marvin Vettori storms Kevin Holland at UFC Vegas 23

“5 [fight] win streak. Accepting anyone at any time. At all times displaying up. At all times making weight. By no means complaining about nothing and I simply present up and I simply beat these guys very dominantly,” Vettori stated. “I depart little doubt. The final combat that I had with Adesanya was the closest combat that he’s ever had and in my eyes I nonetheless received it and that combat needs to be made once more.”

Vettori misplaced a break up resolution in opposition to Adesanya within the middleweight champion’s second combat within the promotion in 2018. Apart from the middleweight champion’s unsuccessful enterprise into the sunshine heavyweight division to problem Jan Blachowicz for the 205-pound title belt, Vettori is the one fighter to take Adesanya to a break up resolution in his profession. Due to this fact, he believes his latest profitable streak has earned him a shot on the belt.

Marvin Vettori desires to take a seat cageside with Dana White for Whittaker vs. Gastelum

“The Italian Dream” then regarded on to different potential middleweight title challengers after making his case.

“I don’t suppose Robert Whittaker is that hungry, and subsequent week, like I stated, I would like Dana [White] to provide me a ticket for me to take a seat subsequent to him to look at the combat and that combat will say loads,” Vettori stated. “However regardless, I believe I’m subsequent in line and I deserve it. I used to be presupposed to combat Darren Until, however Darren Until didn’t present up. Now he’s out. I’m probably the most hungry by any means, and I’m subsequent man. I’m subsequent. No one has the profitable streak that I’ve. All my opponents have been stable, and I’m subsequent.”

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When requested about an excellent time for Vettori to combat, he stated a while within the fall.

Vettori additionally went into element about his want to take a seat subsequent to Dana White for the combat between Robert Whitttaker and Kelvin Gastelum.

“I wish to inform him I’m subsequent in line first, and that’s an important combat within the middleweight division and so I wanna say, ‘Dana, look, I’m right here. I’m subsequent’,” Vettori stated. “Plus, Kelvin is my teammate. I wanna see that too.”

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