Earlier this month, top-five UFC middleweight Darren Till suggested that he coach the next season of The Ultimate Fighter opposite Israel Adesanya, but ‘The Last Stylebender’ was having none of it.
“No,” Adesanya said of the potential coaching role.
Adesanya’s comment didn’t sit too well with Till, who believes the reigning UFC middleweight champion will change his mind after ‘I f*ckin’ burst Robert Whittaker’s head’ at UFC Dublin in August.
“He f*cked me off for the f*ckin’ Ultimate Fighter, Till MMA Fighting’s Peter Carroll on a recent episode of Eurobash. said ‘No.’ So I was like, ‘Okay...okay...wait until I f*ckin’ burst Robert Whittaker’s head and then we’ll see what you’re saying, you stupid, scrawny little c*nt!’” Till told Eurobash.
Till clarified that he doesn’t hold any ill will towards Adesanya and that he enjoys bantering with the champ. With that said, the Liverpudlian will not hesitate to punch a hole through Adesanya’s face when he finally gets his hands on the City Kickboxing product later this year.
“He messaged me the other day like, ‘Darren, KFC’s back open mate, get your fat arse down there.’ I was like, ‘I’ll be there mate, don’t worry.’ He’s actually a good guy, he is,” Till said of Adesanya.
“Listen mate, we are going to fight. I don’t care what anyone says; we are going to fight and the best man will win. I believe I will beat him and I will become the middleweight champion. We will fight. It will be for the culture, for the fans and for the people — the culture of muay Thai, kickboxing, everything. It’s going to be epic, but until then, I’ve got no hard feeling towards that man. I’m going to punch a hole through his face and he’s probably going to punch one through mine. He gets the joke, he gets the banter, he gets that we’re frienemies. Let’s make this f*cking fight massive.”
Till is expected to face former middleweight champ Robert Whittaker at Dublin’s 3Arena on August 15, pending coronavirus.