UFC 271: Israel Adesanya vs. Robert Whittaker 2

On Sunday morning, February 13, Vietnam time, the UFC 271 event witnessed the rematch of two champions - former middleweight champions: Israel Adesanya and Robert Whittaker.

UFC 271: Israel Adesanya vs. Robert Whittaker 2

After losing to light-heavyweight to Jan Blachowicz, "The Last Stylebender" Israel Adesanya continued to claim her number one position in middleweight as she successfully defended her title in a rematch with Marvin Vettori.  The Nigerian New Zealander is facing a "rotation" in the weight division when the opponents he has defeated all have a good winning streak in recent times.

Prominent among those names, former king Robert Whittaker became the next name to get a rematch with Israel Adesanya.  After the 2019 defeat, "The Reaper" has three more consecutive victories to return to the title position.

In addition, UFC 271 also witnessed some other interesting matches between Derrick Lewis vs.  Tai Tuivasa (heavyweight), Jared Cannonier vs.  Derek Brunson (middleweight)


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