Coach Says Anderson Silva Is No Match For Israel Adesanya’s Striking
In a hanging contest, Israel Adesanya’s coach believes his fighter torches Anderson Silva.
Adesanya is about to go one-on-one with Silva on Feb. 9. The bout will function UFC 234’s co-main occasion. Silva has been promised a title shot if he beats Adesanya. With how briskly “The Last Stylebender’s” inventory is rising, he would be the entrance runner to problem for the middleweight gold if he beats “The Spider.” The motion will happen contained in the Rod Laver Enviornment in Melbourne, Australia.
Israel Adesanya’s Coach Calls It How He Sees It
A brand new vlog on Adesanya’s journey to UFC 234 was launched by EMG Entry. Within the video, Adesanya’s hanging coach Eugene Bareman makes it clear that he doesn’t consider Silva would survive a hanging battle with “The Last Stylebender” (through MMAJunkie.com):
“In a striking fight, the casual fan is definitely not going to agree with me, but that’s why they’re a casual fan. A striking match is not a competition with Israel Adesanya. His pedigree is much higher, and he’s a more high-caliber fighter. But this is an MMA fight, and that makes it more interesting. It makes the playing field more even, and that’s what makes it such an interesting fight.”
Headlining UFC 234 shall be a middleweight title bout. Champion Robert Whittaker will defend his gold in opposition to Kelvin Gastelum. Whereas the winner of that title bout might very effectively meet Adesanya or Silva subsequent, Jacare Souza can’t be counted out both. Each Whittaker and Gastelum have wins over Souza.
Do you suppose Anderson Silva can grasp with Israel Adesanya’s stand-up?