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UFC President Dana White draws a comparison between Israel Adesanya and Conor McGregor ahead of UFC 281.
White praises Adesanaya's determination to always fight and never say 'no' to fight any opponent.
"One of the many things that I love about Israel Adesanya, he always wants to fight and he doesn’t back down from anybody.", he said.
White admired Adesanya for always keeping his word and accepting fights. White has said that calling fighters in public is a 'different ball game' from behind the scenes.
"A lot of people talk publicly, and I say this about Conor and it’s true. Lots of people talk publicly, of this that…., behind the scenes is a whole different ball game" White further added.
Conor McGregor has been the biggest star of UFC for a long time. with the biggest social media follow and consistent one million plus PPV sales.
Dana White also revealed that Adesanya agreed with the idea of fighting Alex Pereira right after his last fight.
White has earlier also talked about Chimaev saying that money changed him and he is now not as keen to fight as he was when he arrived at the scene.
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