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GARY LEMKE’S WRAP: Boks Now Bookies’ Favourites After RWC Openers, Adesanya Shocked By Strickland And Extra!

Adesanya shocked at UFC293

One of the vital invested folks watching UFC293, the place Israel Adesanya was defending his middleweight crown in opposition to underdog Sean Strickland in Sydney was South Africa’s Dricus du Plessis. “You may be so glad I’m not the one in there with you tonight,” Du Plessis shared on Twitter (X) in the course of the battle. Afterwards, he posted, “Wow! Didn’t see that coming.”

Nor did a lot of the MMA world because the Nigerian-born, Chinese language-adopted, naturalised New Zealander (Adesanya) misplaced to the 32-year-old Strickland, who took his UFC document of 28 wins and 5 defeats. Du Plessis is the No1-ranked contender for Strickland, and could be favorite to take the belt if the 2 meet subsequent.

Strickland additionally confirmed Du Plessis’ opinion that he himself would “manhandle Adesanya”, however now the main focus for Du Plessis switches to the American veteran.



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