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Gape: Robert Whittaker explains why he believes he’s a ‘better fighter’ than Dricus du Plessis

Final July, newly-topped UFC middleweight champion Dricus du Plessis turned the necessary man no longer named Israel Adesanya to defeat Robert Whittaker in the actual phase of a decade. 

Nevertheless despite that defeat Whittaker, who is scheduled to fight Paulo Costa at this month’s UFC 298 tournament, believes that the cease outcomes of his bout with the South African champion became as soon as an anomaly that will be rectified might per chance maybe merely silent the two ever negative paths in the cage yet again.

“Dricus is a hungry man, man,” Whittaker said as phase of a media tournament promoting this month’s pay-per-peep tournament in Anaheim, California.

“You saw in his last fight,” Whittaker added. “I mediate I underestimated that starvation. I silent attain take into consideration I beat him nine cases out of 10. I silent take into consideration I’m a bigger fighter than he is, that I if truth be told have a bigger ability keep than he does, however mate, a gargantuan stable man that’s hungry and prepared to disappear all of it there? It’s essential to match that. I no doubt feel I didn’t attain that in that last fight.”

Staunch out the stout press tournament, which also featured Alexander Volkanovski and Justin Tafa, under:

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