Dricus du Plessis has defined why he selected to stroll away from Israel Adesanya throughout their intense showdown at UFC 290.
Following his victory over Robert Whittaker at UFC 290, Dricus du Plessis confronted Israel Adesanya within the Octagon. The encounter featured quite a few insults coming from Adesanya, a few of them racial in nature. It appeared du Plessis wasn’t too enthusiastic about participating with the champ, preferring to attend till he obtained within the cage with him earlier than letting his fists do the speaking.
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Though du Plessis apparently will not face Adesanya at UFC 293 as many anticipated, it is nonetheless a matchup we should always stay up for down the road. In a current interview, Dricus spoke candidly about their interplay.
“This sport is so superb and it is given a lot to so many individuals, and placing race, shade, racial slurs, all that stuff in there, instantly made me suppose, I do not wish to be part of it. That is why I simply walked away. I am not going to get entangled on this.