Current UFC Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya has expressed interest in making a one-off appearance in WWE.

Endeavor agreed to buy Vince McMahon’s company back in April, and will merge with the UFC later this year as TKO Group Holdings. One potential effect of the deal is UFC fighters crossing over to RAW and SmackDown, and even NXT.

One fighter who is well suited to professional wrestling is Adesanya, who said Adam’s apple on YouTube that he is open to joining WWE. He revealed that he is a fan of wrestling, especially the Attitude Era, and would be interested in getting an appearance for once.

“It was the family time of the day,” said Adesanya. “I’ll do it for once. I like WWE and, you know, the WWF back in the day. That was an era, the Attitude era. But for me, it wouldn’t be a major thing because I like to be the writer of my own story.” (1:45 – 2:01)

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UFC superstars crossing over to RAW and SmackDown will be possible once the merger is officially complete. It will be interesting to see how Vince McMahon, Triple H, and the creative team incorporate some of the biggest MMA fighters into the product.

A WWE character sends a warning to Israel Adesanya

Paul Heyman of The Bloodline wants Israel Adesanya to acknowledge the tribal leader, Roman Reigns. Heyman shared a story on his Instagram calling out the UFC middleweight champion before appearing on Ariel Helwani’s show. MMA watch.

Heyman wrote: “Mr. Helwani – while this great champ is in your studio tomorrow, please be sure to acknowledge Tribe Chief! Respectfully, Paul Heyman, wise man and special counsel.”

Israel Adesanya’s Paul Heyman wants to acknowledge Roman Reigns ☝️🩸

Adesanya isn’t the first UFC fighter Paul Heyman has crossed paths with on social media. Heyman, as well as Roman Reigns, had a heated exchange with Conor McGregor just days after news of the UFC-WWE merger was announced.

Which UFC fighter would you like to become a professional wrestler/sports wrestler? Give your answers in the comments section below.

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