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Darren Till Slid Into Israel Adesanya's DMs On Christmas With A Hilarious Message

Nasir Jabbar

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Darren Till Slid Into Israel Adesanya's DMs On Christmas With A Hilarious Message

Darren Till wished UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya a Merry Christmas in typical fashion.

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Till has made no secrets about his desire to face Adesanya and the Liverpool fighter sent him a festive message on Christmas day.

"Merry Xmas brother x. Just give me the belt and we will be ok," he wrote in a DM to Adesanya who responded by writing back: "Hahahaha."

Adesanya then screenshotted Till's message and shared it on social media, accompanied with the caption: "Someone cut him off the eggnog too much."

Adesanya has enjoyed a remarkable 2019. He went 3-0 in the UFC which included becoming undisputed middleweight champion after thrashing Robert Whittaker in October.

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Image: PA

Till, meanwhile, returned to the win column following back-to-back defeats by outpointing Kelvin Gastelum on his middleweight debut at UFC 244.

Image: PA
Image: PA
Image: PA
Image: PA

And he's full of praise for Adesanya and wants a potential showdown to take place at Anfield.

"I just think if we were to break Israel down, I think he's got the whole package," Till told SPORTbible. "I think he's got the swagger, knows how to talk, he's an intelligent guy, he's a good-looking guy, he's smart - brilliant fighter, he's a showman. What more do you want from a guy like that?!

"That would be the dream fight - me vs. Israel. I think that would sellout a stadium and obviously look what it would bring to Liverpool. It would just be such a legacy changing fight. I think it'd unbelievable."

Adesanya vs. Till at Anfield in 2020? Watch this space.

Topics: UFC News, Fight News, UFC, MMA, Darren Till, Israel Adesanya

Nasir Jabbar
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