“Bro Gonna Show Up With Khabib in His Corner”: Fans React to Israel Adesanya’s Latest Instagram Post Ahead of His Rematch With Alex Pereira at UFC 287

Published 04/02/2023, 9:15 AM EDT

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Israel Adesanya is determined to break his duck against his toughest rival, Alex Pereira, as he prepares for his middleweight title rematch at UFC 287 in Miami. ‘The Last Stylebender’ has been pretty active on social media and has been vocal about his doe-or-die predicament against the current champion. Adesanya recently shared a post on Instagram prompting reactions from UFC fans.

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Adesanya is currently 3-o against Alex Pereira in his professional fighting career. He talked about his upcoming fight in a video he posted on YouTube and mentions that his mentality has changed and plans to give his all at Miami on April 9.

Israel Adesanya shares an Instagram post of a famous WWE rivalry


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‘Stone Cold’ Steve Austin and The Rock are probably the biggest professional wrestling stars in the history of the sport. As such, they have fans from every corner of the world. Israel Adesanya has been pretty vocal about his love for anime and cartoons but he also shares a deep admiration for the spectacle of pro wrestling as seen in his Undertaker-inspired entrance at UFC 276

As he approaches his rematch, he shared the highlights of the WWE legends’ epic rivalry with the background music of Limp Bizkit’s ‘My Way’ song. He captioned the post: “One week to go! My way or the Highway.”


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Fans react to Adesanya’s Instagram post

Let us take a look at some of the reactions from the fans on Instagram.

“Izzy u better not lose bro I can’t watch another lose”

“The millions and millions of the Benders fans #peopleschamp”

“Please walk out to this song”

“Bro gonna show up with Khabib in his corner lfg”

“There’s no competition when it’s 3-0 you can win and you’ll still be at a disadvantage lol”

“Poatan got your number and he is going to dial it again next Saturday! 4-0″

“Izzy give your best … you can beat Alex just dig deeper my man”


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Most fans do not believe that Adesanya can overcome Alex Pereira at UFC 287. However, some fans have shown their support for the Kiwi fighter and even asked him to walk out to Limp Bizkit’s song on April 9. One Instagram user made a hilarious comment, as he believes that Adesanya is going to show up with UFC Hall of Famer Khabib Nurmagomedov in his corner in his upcoming fight.

‘The Last Stylebender’ is seemingly putting a lot of pressure on himself to beat Alex Pereira, as stated by the UFC light heavyweight fighter, Anthony Smith. Well, fans will have to wait and see what follows.


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Written by:

Himanga Mahanta


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Himanga is a UFC author at EssentiallySports. He interned as a WWE author at Sportsmanor before joining EssentiallySports to pursue his interest as a sports journalist. Himanga is a big fan of UFC's Conor McGregor and considers him the most entertaining combat sports athlete of the 21st century.
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Anuj Jacob




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