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Darren Till refutes Uriah Hall’s claim about Israel Adesanya’s competition: “He’s fought all killers”

Darren Till has gone to bat for UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya after a recent criticism from his fellow contender Uriah Hall.

Hall, the UFC’s No. 8-ranked middleweight, recently expressed his belief that Adesanya has been competing against subpar opposition of his own volition.

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“I know this is just gonna get me in trouble; I think this dude’s just picking fights, man,” Hall told MMA Fighting’s What the Heck show. “He’s picking fights, and maybe he has that leverage. But maybe [I think that way] because I want to fight him so bad. I really want to fight him.”

Speaking on Twitter, the No. 4-ranked middleweight Till responded to this comment from Hall. While he began by acknowledging that Hall is a tough fight for anyone in the middleweight division—the champ included—he denied Hall’s claim about Adesanya seeking out favorable opposition.

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“As much as I think Uriah hall is a tough fight for ‘Adelasagne,’ in fact for anyone in the division, ‘Adelasagne’ ain’t picking his opponents,” Till wrote. “He’s fought all killers. Just my opinion.”

Hall is currently scheduled for a fight with former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman on April 24. The bout will be a rematch of 2010 fight that Hall lost by TKO, and mark his opportunity to build on the momentum of a knockout victory over middleweight legend Anderson Silva.

Till, meanwhile, is currently gearing up for for an April 10 fight with No. 5-ranked middleweight contender Marvin Vettori. That bout will mark his opportunity to rebound from a split decision loss to former UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker.

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Adesanya, finally, is currently occupied with ambitions outside the middleweight division. He’s slated to challenge UFC light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz in a bid for a second title at UFC 259 on March 6.

What do you think of this back-and-forth involving Uriah Hall, Darren Till and Israel Adesanya?

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