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Israel Adesanya to Battle Derek Brunson Next

Israel Adesanya (photo via UFC)

By FCF Staff

Israel Adesanya has been booked to face another top middleweight contender, as the UFC’s announced that the rising star will battle Derek Brunson.

The bout will be part of UFC 230, which will take place on November 3rd in New York City.

Adesanya (14-0) is coming off a decision win over Brad Tavares last month, and the vaunted striker has gone 3-0 to date now in the UFC.

Brunson (18-6), meanwhile, was KO’d by “Jacare” Souza in last bout, which took place in January. Prior to that the powerful wrestler knocked out Lyoto Machida and Dan Kelly in consecutive bouts.

UFC 230 will also feature a bout between lightweights Dustin Poirier and Nate Diaz.

posted by FCF Staff @ 2:12 pm
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