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Israel Adesanya shares excessive reward for longtime rival Alex Pereira after UFC 300: “He’s a particular human being”

Adesanya displays on Pereira rivalry

“He’s a particular fighter,” Adesanya instructed Demetrious Johnson. “He’s a particular human being. What he’s executed on this recreation, in preventing, and for his life as nicely, I’ll all the time respect him. I’m grateful for these moments as a result of, for me, it taught me a lot about myself and the place I can go.”

“Folks, they’re so f*cking silly,” Adesanya mentioned. “First combat in China, I believed I received. These casuals don’t. These plebs don’t. I believed I received. Even he thought I received till he obtained his hand raised. Second combat, I’m beating his ass and he will get me. Once more in New York (at UFC 281), I’m beating him. Rocked him, took him down, held him down, beat him, and he will get me. … I simply knew that I can beat this man. It wasn’t about proving it to anybody else. It was about myself. I do know I can beat this man.

“In order that final Miami one, I used to be in a special place. I needed to faucet into some darkness for that camp. Individuals who knew me, I used to be totally different. Ain’t no approach this motherf*cker is thrashing me 4 occasions. It’s in regards to the story. So, now I’ve beat him as soon as. How ironic. I beat him as soon as, however then watch this. If I combat him once more and knock him out, what are they going to say, ‘It’s 3-2. It’s now greatest out of seven.’ I’m 34, man. I’ve solely obtained a specific amount of fights left. Why am I going to combat the identical man nonetheless many occasions? I simply wish to show to myself.”

Quotes by way of MMA Junkie

Will they ever combat once more? Tell us, BJPENN Nation!

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