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D'Arcy Waldegrave on why Israel Adesanya won't fight here again

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Thu, 23 Jun 2022, 5:45pm
Israel Adesanya last fought at UFC 271 in February, retaining his title against Robert Whittaker. Photo / Getty Images
Israel Adesanya last fought at UFC 271 in February, retaining his title against Robert Whittaker. Photo / Getty Images

D'Arcy Waldegrave on why Israel Adesanya won't fight here again

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Thu, 23 Jun 2022, 5:45pm

Israel Adesanya will not fight in New Zealand again.

He made the decision after seeing the treatment of his City Kickboxing teammates by media and police while under Covid-19 restrictions.

The Black Caps’ final test in England kicks off tonight.

The team will be playing for pride when take on England in their dead rubber test at Headingley in Leeds.

Sportstalk host D’Arcy Waldegrave joined Heather du Plessis-Allan.

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