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Israel Adesanya breaks down Paulo Costa vs. Marvin Vettori - while roasting them: 'I want to see my children do well'

Posted On: Dec 2, 2021   |   Posted By: MMAjunkie

With a wine glass in his hand and a pizza on the table, UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya roasted two former foes in his most recent fight breakdown.
Paulo Costa and Marvin Vettori square off in the UFC Fight Night 196 main event Saturday. Having beaten both men in back-to-back title defenses, Adesanya's insight was pretty good.
Of course, “The Last Stylebender” had some fun with it, taking shots at both men while breaking down their paths to victory. He started with Vettori, whom he's beaten twice, most recently in a lopsided unanimous decision at UFC 263 in June.
“Vettori's biggest weapon in this fight is his chin,” Adesanya said. “That block head - that f*cking LEGO block head. That's his biggest weapon in this fight because he can take Costa to deep water by taking punishment - some rope-a-dope sh*t without the rope-a-dope, just walking forward and taking punishment.... He can take a lot of punishment, I'll give him that. I would say his method of victory is just taking Costa to deep water by...

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