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'Frienemies' Dan Hooker and Israel Adesanya step up Kiwi assault on UFC

As Israel Adesanya puts it, a Kiwi takeover is about to hit the UFC.

Adesanya steps up his rapid assault on the UFC's middleweight division when he headlines The Ultimate Fighter finale against Brad Tavares on Friday (Saturday NZ time), a day before Dan Hooker looks to continue his winning streak against Gilbert Burns at UFC 226.

It gives a strong New Zealand flavour to the UFC's biggest promotion of the year - International Fight Week - in Las Vegas, made all the more remarkable by the fact they both train out of the same gym.

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