It would an understatement to say things didn’t go Robert Whittaker’s way at UFC 243, the first time he fought Israel Adesanya for the middleweight title. But that was 2019, in The Before Times, and it feels like a lot has happened since. Given a second opportunity to take on the champ this weekend at UFC 271, can Bobby Knuckles make things more competitive? Plus, Derrick Lewis and Tai Tuivasa in a potential No. 1 contender fight? Yes, please. And Sean Strickland, man. What can we do with this guy?
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