'I want that shot'- Former heavyweight wants to fight Adesanya

The Killa Gorilla remains remains a dominant force in the Middleweight class and is now eyeing a fight with Israel Adesanya.

The undefeated Killa Gorilla will likely fight Adesanya in June

In just two rounds, Jared Cannonier showed why he is one of the scariest fighters in the UFC.

The first round was a close call for the "Killa Gorilla", but he kept his opponent at bay and recovered very well.

Cannonier began to grow in confidence towards the end of the first round and it was an ominous sign that Brunson should have been wary.

Barely 30 seconds into the second round, Cannonier finished Brunson with a succession of elbows to the head :

It was exactly the kind of performance and finishing that Cannonier needed to grab himself an opportunity to fight for a UFC title.

“Hey Dana, I want that shot next,” Cannonier shouted after getting UFC president Dana White’s attention cage side. “I get the shot next. It’s me. Nobody else! Me!”

Late last year, many speculated that the undefeated Cannonier would be Adesanya's first fight of the year.

However UFC president Dana White had other ideas- with a rematch with Whittaker a more lucrative fight for the brand.

Adesanya has acknowledged Cannonier's challenge and is looking to return to the ring in June

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