The Last Stylebender” told Submission Radio in a recent interview, there is another big reason. Unsurprisingly, it involves his current rival Jon Jones.
“It’s just a big f—k you to him, just to be like, I did something you couldn’t,” Adesanya said. “I mean, he cleared the division of the light heavyweight twice over and then started fighting recycled middleweights.
“So, don’t come at me talking about ‘move up in weight and fight’ when you can’t even do the same thing after over 10 years in the company. So, I’m actually about to do it. It’s a good fight for me to do it with.”