Israel Adesanya: Muhammad Ali team sends heartfelt message to ex-UFC middleweight champion after getting KOed by Alex Pereira at UFC 281

Israel Adesanya received a heartfelt message from Team Muhammad Ali after losing against Alex Pereira at the UFC 281 main-event. The middleweight…

Israel Adesanya: Muhammad Ali team sends heartfelt message to ex-UFC middleweight champion after getting KOed by Alex Pereira at UFC 281
Israel Adesanya: Muhammad Ali team sends heartfelt message to ex-UFC middleweight champion after getting KOed by Alex Pereira at UFC 281

Israel Adesanya received a heartfelt message from Team Muhammad Ali after losing against Alex Pereira at the UFC 281 main-event. The middleweight belt which ‘Izzy’ carried since 2019 is now out of his reach. However, Israel Adesanya seems positive about the situation and hasn’t let it change his attitude after UFC 281. Follow UFC Fight Night Lewis vs. Spivac LIVE Streaming updates with InsideSport.IN.

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Israel Adesanya revealed the picture of a letter that he received from Team Muhammad Ali. The letter showed Muhamad Ali’s words after losing against Joe Frazier. Lying on his bed with a broken jaw, ‘The Greatest’ had said, “It’s a good feeling to lose. The people who are following you, are going to lose too. You got to set an example of how you lose. This way they can see how I lose. It will be a old news a week from now. Plane crashes, a president assassinated, a civic rights leader assassinated, people forget in two weeks. Old news.”

Israel Adesanya has arguably lost the biggest battle of his UFC journey so far against a former nemesis Alex Pereira. The former UFC champion celebrated the inspiring words from Muhammad Ali and wrote in his Instagram caption, “The past can be a great teacher.” – Aang
Got this gift from the greatest of all time’s team. The compliments I got from them about dealing with this weekend filled me with pride. Thank you for this gift oh great one. I will always be inspired by your spirit, forever.”

Israel Adesanya has been vocal about his love for Muhammad Ali frequently. Akin to Ali, ‘Izzy’ also loves to bring on a verbal and mental war game, and has been one of the biggest draws in the sport today.

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Despite losing thrice across two sports (MMA and Kickboxing) against Alex Pereira, Israel Adesanya wants to have another go at ‘Poatan’. Following his defeat, Adesanya carried himself in high spirits and reflected on his successful strokes in the fight.

Israel Adesanya: Muhammad Ali team sends heartfelt message to ex-UFC middleweight champion after getting KOed by Alex Pereira at UFC 281

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Israel Adesanya: Muhammad Ali team sends heartfelt message to ex-UFC middleweight champion after getting KOed by Alex Pereira at UFC 281

Israel Adesanya was winning on the judges’ scorecard and was able to hurt Alex Pereira. The first round of the UFC 281 main-event ended with ‘Izzy’ leaving Pereira with wobbly legs. However, Alex Pereira unloaded his best side in round five and knocked the UFC title out of Adesanya.

Israel Adesanya, however, wants to rematch Alex Pereira and believes he can turn the tables. He has been medically suspended by the UFC after his recent defeat. However, ‘Izzy’ can return in mid-2023 and go straight after ‘Poatan’.

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