UFC Champion Israel Adesanya Demands a Ban on “Cond***” After Controversial Roe v. Wade Verdict

Published 06/26/2022, 7:50 AM EDT
PERTH, AUSTRALIA – FEBRUARY 11: Israel Adesanya of Nigeria celebrates his victory over Rob Wilkinson of Australia in their middleweight bout during the UFC 221 event at Perth Arena on February 11, 2018 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

The Supreme Court The United States overturned the ruling of the 1973 case Roe vs Wade, which gave women the complete right to abortion. Many athletes across various sports have shared their reactions to the Roe vs. Wade verdict. Likewise, UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya posted a tweet to express his opinion about it as well.

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While the Kiwi fighter will headline UFC 276 on July 02 against a former UFC heavyweight and light heavyweight athlete, who found immense success at 185 lbs as well in Jared Cannonier, the champion is aware of what’s going around in the world.

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Also, the champion is quite active on social media; Perhaps to calm things ahead of getting into the tiresome fight week. He posted many tweets about his teammate Carlos Ulberg who fought at UFC Vegas 57. And, after expressing his excitement for the 4th of July, Adesanya commented about the ban that came with the new ruling with his tweet.

The New Zealand-Nigeria-based athlete offered no further insights into his comments.

Recently, another ex-UFC champion, Anthony Pettis, had shared Tupac Shakur’s inspired quotes to react to the Roe V. Wade verdict.

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Apart from that, ‘The Last Stylebender’ was spotted at UFC Vegas 57, where he had quite a reaction to his teammate Carlos Ulberg’s win.

He was supporting his fellow CKB fighter along with UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski and lightweight prospect Brad Riddell.

Carlos Ulberg brought CKB teammates, including Israel Adesanya, to their feet

The Auckland-based City Kickboxing gym has already produced two modern-era UFC greats in Alexander Volkanovski and Israel Adesanya. Besides, another contender, Kai Kara France, will get his opportunity to bag a third title for the gym. The camaraderie between gym members has set them apart.

The light heavyweight fighter from the gym, Carlos Ulberg, aka ‘Black Jag’, outclassed his opponent in the striking department. He landed a sneaky right cross/hook on his opponent, Tafon Nchukwi, to secure the bout in the first round.

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The wonderful execution saw Ulberg’s CKB teammates jumping in joy standing in the crowd at UFC Apex.

After dropping his UFC debut in a ‘Fight of the Night’ bout, Ulberg has now won two back-to-back contests inside the Octagon.

UFC champions supporting the upcoming talent from their gym is a kind of gesture that could inspire them to be a champion one day. Especially, when both fighters have their championship matches at UFC 276 a week later.

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Deepak Kumar

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Deepak Kumar is a UFC author at EssentiallySports. His love for MMA comes from the chaos and violence the fight game brings to the table. A BJJ aspirant, Deepak began following the sport as a casual fan when Ronda Rousey was finishing her opponents in seconds.

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