According to City Kickboxing head coach Eugene Bellman, Israel Adesanya was aiming to become the first three-part champion in UFC history.
If Adesanya had defeated Jan Blawowic to win the light heavyweight title at UFC 259, Bearman would have gained weight for the active UFC middleweight champion to challenge the heavyweight belt Stepe Miocchi. say.
“Now it’s over the point, so I think I can answer this. We lost. If we win the title, for me, management, and our team. We were going to go all the time, “said Eugene Bearman. Sirius XM After Adesanya lost to Brahovic. “Why stop there? We were going to go up, but it has nothing to do with Jon Jones. Israel says it’s too close to Francis Ngannou to fight, but Miocchi. If we win, we were going to go 100% all the time. “
Adesanya had long been teasing a superfight with Jon Jones, but according to Bearman, the “last style vendor”‘s top priority was the heavyweight title battle with Miocchi. The latter defends his title against Ngannou at UFC 260 on March 27th.
“Jon Jones, he doesn’t participate in any of our plans. When we plan a career in Israel, he doesn’t exist in any of those decisions,” Bearman said. Told. “The only person in John Jones’s head and life is Israel … If we beat Brahovic, we tried to do something new. Given that Miocchi would win. . “
Adesanya is unanimously defeated by Blawowic and will return to middleweight in the next battle, but the 31-year-old is ready to gain weight again in the future.
– MMA Sports
Coach: Adesanya would have been fighting Miocchi for a heavyweight title over Brahovic
https://www.bloodyelbow.com/2021/3/11/22326378/ufc-259-mma-news-interview-coach-israel-adesanya-stipe-miocic-heavyweight-fight-jan-blachowicz Coach: Adesanya would have been fighting Miocchi for a heavyweight title over Brahovic