“Still Delusional From Those Shots” – Tony Kelley Tries for a Rematch, Gets ‘Shut the F*k Up Real Quick’ by Adrian Yanez

Published 06/21/2022, 8:30 AM EDT

Banter, in mixed martial arts, helps to promote a fight to an extent. However, in many cases, fans get to see the banter between two fighters even after the fight. In a similar instance, Adrian Yanez scored a knockout victory over Tony Kelley in round 1 of their fight at UFC Fight Night; Kattar vs Emmett. However, since then, both fighters have been involved in some banter via social media.

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A Twitter user by the username @B_ROG uploaded a screenshot of an Instagram conversation between Yanez and Kelly. In the conversation. Tony Kelly said, “@caressyoursoul @adriyanyanez93 he don’t wanna see me again and he knows it.” Yanez replied, using laughing emojis.

Yanez retweeted the screenshot of this banter and said, “ I’d run it back for another bonus.” Following this, the two fighters also had banter on their Instagram stories.

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This banter between the two fighters did not stop. The duo continued taking a shot at each other through their Instagram stories.

The banter between Adrian Yanez and Tony Kelly continued on Instagram

Rivalries in the UFC help sell a fight. It seems as if there is a growing rivalry between Adrian Yanez and Tony Kelly. Even after their fight at UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs Emmett, the two fighters kept taking a dig at each other.

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Uploading an image of their conversation, Tony Kelley said, “Bet he won’t. He’ll be left with a photo of me dropping my b**ls on that chin this time around. COD style tea bag boy! In your case APEX @adrianyanez93,” Replying to Tony Kelley’s story on his story, Yanez said, “You know what’s funny, he tried talking shit during the fight, got punched in the face, and shut the f**k up real quick.”

Kelley replied to this statement by Yanez on his story. The fighter said, “I‘m still talking for a reason homeboy.” Yanez replied, “Cause I took your money, ko’d you, and now you’re a meme.” Blaming his weight cut, Tony Kelley said, “Nah because that weight cut f***ed me up honestly and you skated away with a freebie. You should be counting your blessings. We both know what you felt when you was backpedaling. @adrianyanez93“.

Replying to this story, Yanez said, “You’re still delusional from those shots. I forgive you.” From their stories, it seems as if we might see Yanez and Kelley clash in the future.

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Varun Bhat

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Varun Anand Bhat is an MMA writer at EssentiallySports. Not only does he train in MMA but he is also a certified judge, which gives him valuable insight while writing content. The fight between Conor Mcgregor & Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 was responsible for making him interested in the sport of MMA.

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