“Everyone keeps asking ‘what’s the game plan? How are you going to beat Jared? I’m going to f*** him up. Adesanya said.
Although six years younger than his opponent, Adesanya is regarded as the best striker in the entire UFC franchise, irrespective of weight class. He believes his expertise in the octagon will help him defeat Cannonier as he remains confident in his ability promises to be an exciting night in Las Vegas.
As the defending champion and the headline fighter at the event, Adesanya sounded optimistic, stating that the pressure and expectations only spur him on.
“I like to live up to the challenge and if you go on my ‘FreeStyleBender’ YouTube page, me and Alex [Volkanovski] had a breakdown, and we didn’t skip a fight because it’s stacked-literally.
“This is the biggest fight card of the year. We have to show out. That’s what it is. We have to show out, and you know when it’s time to show up, I show off.” Adesanya said
Adesanya takes to the ring on July 3 to defend his Middleweight crown against the dangerous Jared Cannonier in Las Vegas.