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UFC 253 expert picks: Former foes and MMA insiders weigh in on Adesanya-Costa, Reyes-Blachowicz

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Israel Adesanya's rapid rise to MMA stardom (1:26)

With Israel Adesanya quickly ascending as a star in the UFC, Paulo Costa is his next obstacle as they face off for the middleweight title at UFC 253. (1:26)

Robert Whittaker is on the short list of possible next contenders for the UFC middleweight champion. He just has no idea who that might be after this weekend.