Israel Adesanya calls Jon Jones a bully, wants to fight Robert Whittaker | Ariel Helwani's MMA Show

  • Published on Apr 15, 2019
  • Israel Adesanya joins Ariel Helwani's MMA Show to discuss his fight against Kelvin Gastelum and how he defeated him. Adesanya calls Jon Jones a bully, saying "Jon Jones literally reminds me of what I've hated most in life: bullies" setting up the potential to fight him. Helwani and Adesanya discuss his desires to fight Robert Whittaker and explains how it would be one of the biggest sporting events ever in that region.
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  • bob marley
    bob marley Day ago

    Cringiest assassin in the game

  • Regis Manoel gomes
    Regis Manoel gomes 10 days ago

    Não convence ninguém

  • Ächang Wangsa
    Ächang Wangsa 15 days ago

    he can beat jon

  • chemical smile
    chemical smile 22 days ago

    Dude talks sense. Get yourself ready for Jon Jones my friend and fuck him up !

  • Mitchell Williams
    Mitchell Williams 22 days ago

    Jon Jones Is a Punk that guy's a human piece of trash. Super sad if any little kids look up to that loser. Can't wait till he fucks up again and we don't ever have to see his frog looking face again.

  • Micha Bosnjak Strack van Schijndel

    This shit is what movies Dream off ....The next Thor .He makes me sick

  • Luis LAC
    Luis LAC 24 days ago

    Stylebender should respect weight classes. Stay away from Jon

  • Hasty David
    Hasty David 25 days ago

    If you wanna do your last fight in UFC and never fight again it's right thing to do to call out John Jones because he will make you 100% you done with UFC.

  • Keep Calm Buddy
    Keep Calm Buddy 26 days ago

    I'm a good cunt he's a shit cunt..kiwis don't give two fucks..respect is given never taken.

  • Joshua nitsugaodom
    Joshua nitsugaodom 27 days ago +1

    Bones will bend thiz stylebender...

  • kanama k
    kanama k 27 days ago +3

    Israel has a great bond with his late friend,so he is always ready to rock any fighter that faces him.

  • channel zero
    channel zero 27 days ago

    Jon Jones is like Prime Tyson and Thanos in the UFC.

  • John Carodan
    John Carodan 28 days ago +1

    WELL honestly I am seeing Silva and Jones fusion in this guy...but honestly man hes not that ripe yet...need more training then he can be lined up to those Great fighters.... :)

  • Jaguar
    Jaguar 29 days ago

    this cat is kool , nz represent !

  • sharee wanakore
    sharee wanakore 29 days ago

    Izzy u da man bro fighting for nz and reping that shit smack up that Mozzy

  • Deo Aldi
    Deo Aldi 29 days ago

    His face is totally fucked up.

  • thumbsup131
    thumbsup131 29 days ago

    Ariel stay asking stupid questions at the conferences I see hw Dana doesn’t like you but I think you’re a good guy I f Ariel

  • Ofoma Okechukwu
    Ofoma Okechukwu Month ago

    You are the king 👑 in ring

  • Ofoma Okechukwu
    Ofoma Okechukwu Month ago

    I love you my man

  • Rocky
    Rocky Month ago

    I love how every nobody on here criticizes a somebody baha.

  • fluff1991
    fluff1991 Month ago

    His tāonga/pounamu is mad!!

  • Anthony Juarez
    Anthony Juarez Month ago

    Nice kid!! But I cannot help but imagine. With his table manners!! I bet he’s a riot at thanksgiving 😂🤣😅😂🤣a couple of burps maybe a few silent but deadly ones . All topped off with some good ol fashion snorting 😅😂🤣🤣🤣

  • Metan Rraine
    Metan Rraine Month ago

    I love this dude. He’s really real.

  • Diego Pardo
    Diego Pardo Month ago

    Big Up Champ

  • In_progrezz Gaming
    In_progrezz Gaming Month ago

    Ariels a hoe

  • Jason Merritt
    Jason Merritt Month ago +2

    All this hate for Adesanya, the last stylebender will be better after this war.

  • oowar titties
    oowar titties Month ago

    Fuck this guy is a wanker

  • Ademola Bakare
    Ademola Bakare Month ago

    Dis nigga loves too burp

  • Desire Nalyaly
    Desire Nalyaly Month ago

    Lion. .. true

  • koffi Bonyanga
    koffi Bonyanga Month ago +2

    Israel strong man 💪👊💯👏👊👊👊

  • Juan Tijerina
    Juan Tijerina Month ago

    Get this dude off your interviews no champion cries he takes a challenge

  • Juan Tijerina
    Juan Tijerina Month ago

    Jon Jones is no bully, you want to be the best you fight the best , Jones has fought the best , wake up dude , you are nothing compared to Jon Jones, when he came to ufc he fought the best and big names , when are you ready when hes 50 like Anderson Silva

  • Juan Tijerina
    Juan Tijerina Month ago

    If so much hatred fight again , that's what makes true mma fights coming from the heart

  • Juan Tijerina
    Juan Tijerina Month ago

    Enjoy it buddy because if you fight jon Jones he'll knock you off your high horse, but do it now not till Jones is 50 yrs old

  • Jon Will
    Jon Will Month ago

    He thinks he's better than he is. He says he doesn't want to fight until he's ready but I bet one of those middling fighters beat him

  • Jon Will
    Jon Will Month ago

    Come on kid, you ain't beating Jones

  • RTN san
    RTN san Month ago

    I actually want him to beat whitaker as it makes higher chances for Yoel to get title shot , but i believe ufc would protect this one from Yoel as they protected pissbing . Yoel should move to LHW better chances to get titleshot

  • Robert Lefler
    Robert Lefler Month ago +2

    What an awesome dude! Great fighter, talk about The Who's who, man , what a genuine style bender.


    Nobody wants to talk the ROMERO Talk tho 😅

  • ryan revolt
    ryan revolt Month ago

    Israel is another example of who the real racists are...

  • yukafidah1
    yukafidah1 Month ago +1

    Stop belching during your interviews. Please

  • Alysse Winston
    Alysse Winston Month ago

    Thumbs up Man

    TV DEPOT Month ago

    Jones will fuck you up chump!!

  • poloko collen
    poloko collen Month ago

    He looks Asian.

  • Jonjo McQuillan
    Jonjo McQuillan Month ago +1

    Credit where it's due great fight and good result but IMO Whittaker beats adesanya

  • J O
    J O Month ago +1

    Israel is the man..Naija Stand Up!...He's gonna pick Robert Whittaker apart..

  • Shafik Bashir
    Shafik Bashir Month ago

    I like Adesanya, but man he looks like a 50 year old lady having undergone plastic surgery and Botox in the lips! 😂🤣😭

  • R.B.
    R.B. Month ago

    Robert gonna knock this guy out

  • The Outsider
    The Outsider Month ago

    Adesanya looked like a small kid..look at that puffy face

  • drew bell
    drew bell Month ago

    Forget his ability, skill and MAYBE (charisma) for a second.
    "I have this thing where ìiiiiiiiiii can see if a fighter is hurt and wants a way out ..... " (90% of humans have this gift)
    This man's original portrayed demeanour of respect and humble yet creative destruction is fading ..... the mask is slipping or HAS slipped. The arrogance is begining to seep through his pores. In his head he feels like he's addressing a loyal yet uneducated populace from the spire of some CGI castle on game of thrones. He's basically using body language here at times which is screaming ........... 'I'm so fucking fantastic in every conceivable way I had to share it whilst secretly holding 1.5 pounds of love eggs in my anal passage' ......
    ....... self indulgent hyperbole ........

    ....... his cringe worthy reach at John Jones was embarrassing (DC,JJ,JPS are current goats)
    Use your skills .... not your bullshit and strangled pseudo comedic rhetoric.
    Jones indeed lolololololololololol

  • A C
    A C Month ago

    Really enjoy izzy. But all the shit he talked about rob for taking time off and injuries. He has 1 hard fight and hes all like, i need time to recover. Try two back to back fights with romero lol. Hypocrisy. And you know. Your not the champ yet, you cant call for recovery time on an interim title.
    He is such is soo fucking touchy. Dude the only reason rob talks about you is reporters ask him. You have convinced yourself that he wanted Kelvin cause it was easier. He 100% thinks you are an easier fight lol.

  • azaquihel
    azaquihel Month ago

    Jesus what's up with the burping

  • Michael Barger
    Michael Barger Month ago

    Dont like him

  • wilie Co
    wilie Co Month ago

    He should leave Jon Jones alone. He still learning..Jon is fuckin beast in the cage

  • Paul  Woodland
    Paul Woodland Month ago +1

    Jon never said he wanted to fight you " He said its only matter of time they fight" ...Israel seems a little sensitive.... He needs to fallback and stop talking shit

  • Chris Dodds
    Chris Dodds Month ago

    Dont like Israel AT ALL, WAAAAY too arrogant! Hope Rob KOs him!

  • James T
    James T Month ago +1

    he looks like the black Al Iaquinta

  • Sonof Rajamani
    Sonof Rajamani Month ago

    I hate this guy already .

  • VeeJ Apps
    VeeJ Apps Month ago

    Shot Israel, Jon Jones is a bully and a dick, Robert will smash him for yah. 🇳🇿

  • HevyToy
    HevyToy Month ago +2

    I want to see Jones vss francis or dc at heavyweight, not challening a blue belt! (adesanya)

  • Billionaire Burns
    Billionaire Burns Month ago +1

    Congrats Israel for being a man and showing your God in the cage

    • J ABQ
      J ABQ Month ago

      Who is his God? Or did you mean "you're" God?

  • fukthescrubs scrub
    fukthescrubs scrub Month ago

    Jon Jones positive tests.
    Jan. 6, 2015 - Tested positive for benzoylecgonine, the primary metabolite of cocaine. Because benzoylecgonine is not banned out-of-competition by the World Anti-Doping Agency, the NSAC could not halt Jones from participating during UFC 182.
    July 6, 2016 - Jones is flagged by the USADA for a potential doping violation. He Tested positive for clomiphene and letrozole, two substances banned for their potential application in steroid cycles.
    Aug. 22, 2017 - Jones is flagged by USADA and notified of a potential violation of the UFC’s anti-doping policy stemming from a July 28 drug screening.The anabolic androgenic steroid Turinabol was found in his system.
    Dec. 28, 2018 - Tested positive for trace amounts of the long-term oral Turinabol metabolite. The steroid metabolite is the same that Jones had previously tested positive for, which led to a 15-month suspension in 2017.
    Feb. 28, 2019 - The results of five of Jon Jones’ pre-fight drug tests for UFC 235 were revealed by Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC), which showed that while three of them were clean, two of them came back positive.
    Jon Jones has never been suspended for 2 years despite consistently testing hot.

  • Rui Miguel
    Rui Miguel Month ago

    You call yourself as champion,win Whitaker first,Then you are the champion if you able to do it,and please get some champion manners,you self calling representing a country,educate yourself and keep those gross burps to yourself no One needs that shit,really Nice way to represent whatever you represent.

  • Dividend Raptor
    Dividend Raptor Month ago

    How do you like this guy? Jon Jones is going to beat him

  • waycam77
    waycam77 Month ago

    Whittaker is a different animal.. a longer reach, a sting that floors heavier, thicker chins

  • Daniel Miranda
    Daniel Miranda Month ago

    Wtf is up with izzy and his burping? Every interview... this nigga got heartburn or something? Very wierd

  • Christian McDonald
    Christian McDonald Month ago +1

    Isreal is so awesome in and out of the octagon

  • Willie Kelly
    Willie Kelly Month ago

    'The Last Style Belcher'

  • AdmiralOddSock
    AdmiralOddSock Month ago +1

    That sound 5 wasn’t even his final form..

  • Charlene Cottle
    Charlene Cottle Month ago +1

    Great 5th Round fighting Israel. I believe when you spoke the African Language ...I saw the fear in was a WOW moment.....your ancestors
    were with you.
    Bless bless bless up bro.
    Blessings to you and your family.... wise young man.
    You have a bright future.

  • Jase Yosh
    Jase Yosh Month ago

    The thing I like about Israel is his confidence, he’s real straight up tell it like it is type of dude. Too bad he got beef with jones they nearly fight the same. I see a lot of Jones and Silva in the way Israel fights. Can’t take anything away from the man, he’s a pleasure to watch.

  • Aiban Is Stan
    Aiban Is Stan Month ago +2

    "I am grateful I went to that place and able to overcome adversity " IZZY

  • Josh DiCenzo
    Josh DiCenzo Month ago

    This dude talks to much way to much he thinks hes gods gift sorry jones is....

  • M REDZ
    M REDZ Month ago

    Uh, this kid's such a fuckin' try hard. You can tell he's a kid who wasn't naturally cool growing up, but through his accomplishments has been able to convince himself he is now. A lot of shit he does is just straight cringe, and you can tell he's doing it self consciously. Seems like the same old shit with these hype trains... does the ufc give em a fucking script or something?

    • M REDZ
      M REDZ Month ago

      Even that bandage on his face... the fuck you think you are, Nelly? Such a poser, such a try hard

  • Patrick Blankenship

    Dang you didn’t even really win the his fight and your asking for a real champ I hope when he’s beating you up he jumps around and molkes your dumb ass and when he wins gives you no respect you acted like keven was nothing your no champ Robert is a champ

  • kakarot songoku
    kakarot songoku Month ago

    If you can't tell Jon Jones is a fake piece of shit it's cause you are too😂😂😂😂

  • KeganSi
    KeganSi Month ago

    BIG fax

  • cadavermanhim
    cadavermanhim Month ago

    The beeping, Jesus Christ. Its a show about people who fist fight in a cage but naughty language? Noooo!

  • JESUS The Only Way Ministry

  • Amos Adewumi
    Amos Adewumi Month ago +2

    "AYA BI EKUN' ...Heart like a the spirit bro.

  • John Vladman
    John Vladman Month ago +6

    I loved that final boss Jon Jones reference. Awesome mentality !

  • GZK Helper
    GZK Helper Month ago


  • Jerome Nettey
    Jerome Nettey Month ago

    All that beef talk..........................

  • Fedi Boi
    Fedi Boi Month ago

    Izzy has to worry about being a dominant champion before he starts talking about anything. He just won an interim belt and i really don’t feel like he’ll be untouchable in that division

  • Jeremy Stillwell
    Jeremy Stillwell Month ago


  • Ste Shar
    Ste Shar Month ago

    haha how many stitches. Maybe 10. Try 2 or 3 hahaha

    • Ste Shar
      Ste Shar 29 days ago

      +Deo Aldi uhhh I don't think you know what your eve saying. Look at that bandage. You don't don't do stitches super close together silly dilly.

    • Deo Aldi
      Deo Aldi 29 days ago

      Two or three under the eye? Ya don't know what Ur talking about

    MANU HERNZ Month ago

    Israel is great but he had a size advantage over Gastelum let’s not forget. Jon Jones is way too big and strong for Israel, I’m sorry, and personally I like Israel way more than Jon Jones ... but I don’t think Israel can beat Jon bone jones , especially how the UFU lets him Roid up.

    FRANKIE CAPONE Month ago

    I like the dude but really, dont let the media gas you.a rusty Jon Jones is better than the top tier of his division.youre not ready for God tier.respect the process

  • Baci302
    Baci302 Month ago

    Lots of respect to Israel. Yeah, I hate Jones too but Jones should be a HW and Israel is a middleweight. Israel needs to beat Whitaker next. He needs to keep his eyes straight ahead and not get distracted with these money fights.

  • Blame Game Master Blame Game Master

    This nigga a bitch only beat a old broken leg silva 2 really get on the map Jones will destroy him

  • Elon Wiggins
    Elon Wiggins Month ago +1

    Pace but use more energy to throw (and get in and out), Whittaker seems curiously serious.

  • Mouria Cowan
    Mouria Cowan Month ago

    Everyone keep saying hes not ready for Jones. He said himself hes not, he needs to add to his arsenal of strikes, Jon has more than him and they have similar styles when they strike with unpredictibility. Needs a front snap kick better side kick and back kick. Needs better ground game to beat jones too, it needs to match anderson silvas in his prime if he wants a chance. Hes a smarter fighter than Jon was at his age but Jon was more of a savage at that age. So yeah be interesting if he keeps training hard he could do it

  • Michael Lopez
    Michael Lopez Month ago

    I would love to see askren jump up to fight Israel.

  • Torace Dunlap
    Torace Dunlap Month ago


  • Big J MMA
    Big J MMA Month ago

    Izzy ain't to quick he actually thinks his interim belt gives him some pull. Lol better go ask Colby and Tony what it got them. Very naive he will learn as soon as he losses a few fights. Dana will flush you like a terd in the toilet.

    • notit Taylor
      notit Taylor Month ago +1

      It does give him pull. Because they need him for the big ticket sales in australia.

  • Chris Deeble
    Chris Deeble Month ago +4

    Israel sounds like a complete flog. Hope Rob smashes him into another dimension

    • Chris Deeble
      Chris Deeble Month ago

      Rob cant be an Aussie or a Kiwi, what is he?

    • Chris Deeble
      Chris Deeble Month ago

      the idiot said Whittaker isnt a real Aussie yet he isnt a real New Zelander. Go figure!

    • no comment
      no comment Month ago

      You an Aussie ? wtf with the hate

  • Jordan Stanfield
    Jordan Stanfield Month ago

    Thank you Israel for being an example of how a true champ should act inside and out of the octagon. These other fighters act like little gossiping hos sometimes trying to get fans by acting like teenage bitches. Israel is a real one and I appreciate the fuk out of that.

  • Ron-nie Cabral
    Ron-nie Cabral Month ago

    He don't have chance with jon Jones.

  • Aivarioha
    Aivarioha Month ago +1

    Israel is a loser.

  • Happy Thoughts
    Happy Thoughts Month ago

    He kinda looks like Steve Urkel with his face all puffy like that.