Israel Adesanya is ready to return to combat sports ahead of schedule, with his training timeline positioning him for a potential comeback at UFC 300 in April, following a hiatus prompted by his loss last fall. His head coach, Eugene Bareman, expressed readiness for Adesanya's return, stating, "Just give us a date, give us an opponent, and we’ll show up, ready to go."

By the Numbers
  • UFC 300 could mark Israel Adesanya's return to the Octagon after a hiatus.
  • Adesanya's potential opponent, Dricus Du Plessis, may not be ready in time for UFC 300.
State of Play
  • Adesanya is back in training and preparing for a potential fight.
  • UFC 300 has faced challenges in securing a five-round main event, partly due to Conor McGregor's availability.
  • The most logical opponent for Adesanya, Dricus Du Plessis, may not be ready for UFC 300 after his recent fight at UFC 297.
Bottom Line

Israel Adesanya's potential return at UFC 300 reflects renewed energy and readiness after a hiatus, presenting an opportunity for a high-profile comeback in the world of combat sports.