Israel Adesanya's Chest & His PERFECT Leg Kicks! Doctor Reacts to UFC 253

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Israel Adesanya defeated Paulo Costa at UFC 253 to retain the middleweight championship belt and he did it in part thanks to nearly perfect lower leg kicks. But also, what's the deal with his chest looking so strange during the fight? In this video we'll review why Adesanya's leg kicks were so effective in beating Costa, plus, what could possibly be going on with the MMA star's chest?
UPDATE: I was off on the point about unilateral vs bilateral as many have pointed out in the comments. I appreciate the feedback and everyone pointing this out and will always admit if I missed something. In this case i was quick to defend an athlete I saw being accused unfairly of steroid use and didnt do enough research on a topic outside of my expertise. lesson learned, will keep working to be better.
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  • So...this blew up. Some follow up: Point learned about unilateral gyno. Really thought in general population unilateral was quite rare. Now I know better! I saw so many accusations about steroid use and felt compelled to defend innocent until proven guilty, but didn't research the gyno stuff as extensively as I should have and missed the uni vs bilateral part. Lesson learned. This still doesn't change my overall message though that we should be careful accusing someone of steroid use when many things are on the differential. Edit: Also, I cut out the part of the video about unilateral vs bilateral so future viewers don't get wrong info, but I stand by the rest of what's in the video as proper information whether or not you agree with my opinion of choosing to caution speculation. Link to More Plates More Dates video about me/this that was helpful. Appreciate you all! Brian

    Brian Sutterer MDBrian Sutterer MDหลายเดือนก่อน
    • @Philippe Baillargeon you were saying ... ?

      Lorenzo CabasonLorenzo Cabason15 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • @BarkusMuhl it comes from innocent until proven guilty ideology .

      Wali SWali S17 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • The attitude that we should always bias ourselves to believe that people are innocent of PED use is why there has been, and continues to be, mass ignorance when it comes to the prevalence of PEDs in sports and beyond.

      BarkusMuhlBarkusMuhl17 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • Also fuck these comments^ you live and you learn, also a dr in general doesn't know every specific thing about the body . Like im not gonna go to a butt dr to get checked out for a brain tumor . Please keep up the videos ! Love to hear your take on these injuries

      mad maxmad max19 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • You on every mma podcast! Happy to see a dr talk about mma injuries ! I've always felt that there was a good online market for that and no one has ever really done anything with it! Hope your vids keep getting more popular

      mad maxmad max19 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • What if it’s just a muscle imbalance?

    Reno The TurkReno The Turk2 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Cheater's is fake champion son's of Dana white using steriod Jones Macgregor Adesanya

    Jv YoungJv Young2 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Izzy taking Juice to defeat Costa.

    osmanstpaulosmanstpaul3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Sure, we know what could possible be but we have to think about which option in more probably in a highly competitive sport with highly competitive athletes and a lot of money at stake. But it's better not say anything that could get you in trouble, we understand.

    Leliel 12thLeliel 12th4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I would be okay with legalized steroids as long as weigh ins happened an hour before the fight, and I was allowed to then snort a gram of meth before the fight. We will see who gets tired in 25 mins bitches

    Nunya BidnessNunya Bidness8 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • You’re either a bootlicker or you should have your doctor MD stripped from you

    MorrisseyMorrissey8 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Gyno from steroids

    Michael QualeyMichael Qualey10 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Itty bitty titty comity

    First NameFirst Name10 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Brien you suck... Awful video

    89AriGold89AriGold10 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • It's not his job to tell if Adesanya was using some forbidden substances, chill the f out bodybuilding "I know it all" freaks.

    JoshJosh11 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Doctor who knows shit. So tired of these fake contents in youtube. Brian go back to school

    AxelAxel14 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • 👎

  • Hi Dr Sutterer, could you please cover what Cutmen do in MMA? The role of adrenaline/epinephrine as a vasoconstrictor, ArNO3 and/or other styptics - ferric subsulphate/Monsel's solution for example. When and why is a cut deemed too severe for the fight to continue? Also the perception of blood - we don't see blood very often, although we are all full of it, and head wounds bleed copiously, so what role does bleeding play in determining the severity of a cut, and what role does the site of a wound play, etc?

    Iain FraserIain Fraser14 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • well this video was just pointless

    AJ lawlessAJ lawless14 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Doctor soubnds like fake newss ... Just say it he is a steroid user

    Douglas SmithDouglas Smith14 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • idk those kicks should be illegal

    Wonju LEeWonju LEe14 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • So you are basically saying nothing.

    Digital NomadDigital Nomad14 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Actually the calve kick is more effective. Stick to doctoring.

    Digital NomadDigital Nomad14 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Disappointing analysis

    Vincent RouxVincent Roux14 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Take a stand

    --15 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Everyone is on steroid lmao

    Don PossumDon Possum15 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Just pick up ur leg to block not take a full power kick to the side of the knee

    Damerksh 123Damerksh 12316 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Its from a alien abduction. They abducted him and preformed test.

    Daniel StarDaniel Star16 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Its steroids right just say it

    Paul RivasPaul Rivas16 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Best doctor lol 🤣🤣

    AKA CompilationAKA Compilation16 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I thought he was getting fat.

    L. KennedyL. Kennedy17 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I don’t have a peck, I have a man boob

    emersonleon85emersonleon8517 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Once you mentioned chest pics I was like "gyno? On the juice my dude?"

    An AbominationAn Abomination18 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • this show is sponsored b ufc also so you hide the real thrut abou adesanya he's using steroids .... 7 min of bla bla and then when you speak about the chest you say i don't think ... wtf we are not her of your f*** opinion we look for evidence and proof that he is not using drugs ... also if we go to the internet all skinny peaple who used steroids their chest look the same like adesanya and still say it's not

    jawhar msiehjawhar msieh18 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Well at least now we know doctors are sometimes full of shit lol

    villenvillen18 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • If he’s a doctor then I’m a UFC champion .

    ponti117ponti11718 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Just graduated med school and think you’re a practicing doctor.

    Daniel PurdyDaniel Purdy20 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Sooo u saying hes on steroids

    RonAliRXRonAliRX20 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • "Let Discuss his lower leg kicks." *Deletes a bunch of muscles on the leg using software. "Now lets talk about this picture of his chest."

    nicholasmetrosnicholasmetros21 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Brandon KBrandon K21 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I don’t care if he’s on PEDs, can we get the guy a personality that doesn’t = spoiled 13 year old kid?

    Joshua PatrickJoshua Patrick21 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Dude your voice is bomb

    Black LuminaryBlack Luminary21 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Operated on quite a few males with unilateral gynecomastia, none of them played competitive sports so I don't believe it's PEDs.

    D JD J21 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I don't know why you, a doctor, wouldn't have done the 10 minutes of research required to learn of unilateral gyno before presenting your BS to the internet. Now there are a million more internet idiots running around convinced Adesanya is a natural athlete and not cheating. I used to trust your videos, but you lost your credibility in your hunt for views.

    Pocket the ChipmunkPocket the Chipmunk21 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • His pek looks fine not Un normal

    Ben _JaminBen _Jamin22 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • “Innocent until proven guilty”- adesanya Gyno

  • Oh he's an American doctor, that explains a lot about my wasted time.

    Anarchist FutureAnarchist Future22 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • You killed the haters ability to propagate lies about this guy he is issuing ass whipping like it’s his day job.

    MyBudinesdMyBudinesd22 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • You call yourself a doctor. Calls Costa Acosta. Smh.

    LosAngelesWeedSmokerLosAngelesWeedSmoker22 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Now this is what I call doctor content 👍🔥

    AsanAsan22 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • People get hit all the time in their chest and don't have this (not to mention he's one of the best and people can barely hit him as it is.) So he's definitely on something

    Stephanie SStephanie S22 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Been watching dis nigga since 5k 🚫🧢

    Dredrik NastyDredrik Nasty23 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • His voice is so calm, after 3sec I was lost in the calmness of his voice that at the end of the video, I had NO Idea what he was in about.

    doliio volaydoliio volay23 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Oh my lord Doc, I clicked on this curiously for adensanya and you end up literally describing what happened to my pec minor, it was a weight training accident, torn right on the soldier how you said, not sure how to treat it but thank you, subscribed for future content thanks 🙏🏻

    Mccudi BruhhhMccudi Bruhhh24 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • My question is who's "O'Costa"?

    Marlon JohnsonMarlon Johnson24 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Interesting detailed video, well done

    Reckless& RelentlessReckless& Relentless24 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • People who don't known anything about the relationship between PEDs and sports should just shut the hell up. You don't know what you're talking about "doctor".

    Hong Zu WeiHong Zu Wei24 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Your wrong Brian, gyno very often happens more so on one side then the other. Its most likely gyno from roids.

    wnnalis cioovwnnalis cioov24 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Be real dude, it's clearly gyno from taking steroids.

    Qabron AQabron A24 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • cause gyno as well. You're a Dr we get that but for those that use peds we can tell you that you are off with this video.

      wnnalis cioovwnnalis cioov24 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • You’re an idiot, you should take this misinformation down, but you won’t because this is about cash and you are a shill, a bad doctor and greedy.

    Woe is MeWoe is Me25 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • He'll get what he deserves in the end.

      Guess WhociferGuess Whocifer25 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • He's a test user who failed to take his estrogen blockers. Duh.

    bilishu alissbilishu aliss25 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • God, I hate MMA/UFC fans

    Mason 11Mason 1125 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • Do a video on Vovchanchyn's ko of Lima

      bilishu alissbilishu aliss25 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Remember guys these young doctors aren't the same as before. I swear most of them just google everything while their patients describe symptoms.

    mrwoofer 13mrwoofer 1325 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Costa is on the sauce too, so it is what it is.

    mikin liroumikin lirou25 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • His name is Paulo costa not Paul O’Costa🤣

    Avi LowenthalAvi Lowenthal25 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • 31 year old lean men who don't take steroid don't get gyno out of the blue. Dude is on the sauce.

      mikin liroumikin lirou25 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • At least Doctor Mike admits when he doesn't conclusively know enough about a certain subject. Doctors like you give the good doctors a bad name, peddling misinformation to ignorant people. Just admit the whole basis of your last argument is flawed, correct it and move on.

    Ice MattIce Matt25 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Great video! Can you do a video explaining the body jab Charlo landed on Rosario? Didn’t look like it much contact, but Rosario was out.

    Zach ZamoraZach Zamora25 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Imagine being a doctor and not making sure you have researched the topics you are talking about WOW, I wonder what you tell your patients when they ask you about something you don't know. LIKE DO YOU JUST LIE????

    Ice MattIce Matt25 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I think he is better at selling Fubotv than being a MD.

    miksailijamiksailija25 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Sorry man, my volume was on mute. Can you repeat what you said?

    Rage The VictoriousRage The Victorious25 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • its paulo costa not paul ocosta

    jerad fongjerad fong25 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • SHITy fake doctor

    Cabdullaahi XaashiCabdullaahi Xaashi25 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I'm only commenting here saying that you should take this video down. You're spreading misinformation.

    Morgan SmithMorgan Smith25 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • Nope, I removed the incorrect unilateral vs bilateral piece from the video (all 15 seconds of a 10 minute video)

      Brian Sutterer MDBrian Sutterer MD25 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • The exact problem with "trust me I'm a doctor". What a bonehead! Why don't you take the video down?

    Erik AndelmanErik Andelman25 วันที่ผ่านมา
Israel Adesanya's Chest & His PERFECT Leg Kicks! Doctor Reacts to UFC 253