Adesanya to serve as ‘ringside analyst’ for Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. card
UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya is slated to appear as a ‘ringside analyst’ for the upcoming Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. boxing card, reports bjpenn.com.
I’ll soon become two-weight champion, Adesanya boasts
New Zealand-based Nigerian-born UFC middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya, says he is confident of becoming a two-weight champion hence his decision to step up to the light heavyweight division.
Robert Whittaker calls rematch with Israel Adesanya ‘a hard fight’
Top contender Robert Whittaker has described a potential rematch against UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya as ‘a hard fight,’ writes bjpenn.com.
Chidi Imoh, Israel Adesanya, Okocha, Izamoje make sports icon list
One of Nigeria’s greatest sprinters of all time, Chukwudi ‘Chidi’ Imoh, former Super Eagles team captain, Austin Okocha, Nigerian-born, New Zealand based Mixed Martial Arts...
Israel Adesanya becomes first MMA fighter to sign with PUMA
His pre-fight drama with Brazil’s Costa is ‘most-watched UFC face-off of all time’ The drama leading to the victory of Nigerian-born, New Zealand-based UFC middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya against Brazil’s Paulo Costa in Abu Dhabi about two weeks ago has been adjudged the most-watched UFC face-off of all time. The Brazilian threw a white belt…
Israel Adesanya is a perfect fighter, says UFC legend
UFC icon Georges St-Pierre has hailed Israel Adesanya as a ‘perfect fighter’ following the Nigerian’s emphatic victory over Paulo Costa at UFC 253. Adesanya has quickly become one of the biggest stars in mixed martial arts and currently boasts a perfect 20-0 record, with nine of those wins coming inside the octagon.
Israel Adesanya ‘at war’ with Jon Jones
Israel Adesanya’s online war of words with Jon Jones escalated once more with the middleweight champion telling ‘Bones’ his mother would be disappointed in him.
Israel Adesanya… Nigeria’s martial arts commander marches on
In the past three years, Nigerian-born New Zealand-based Israel Adesanya has maintained his commanding acuity in the Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), amassing great records. The guy is almost the sole reason why many Nigerians and indeed African sports lovers care about the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Since he made his UFC debut against Rob Wilkinson…
Odogbolu monarch wants Israel Adesanya’s next fight in Nigeria
The traditional ruler of Odogbolu in Ogun State, Oba Adedeji Olusegun Onagoruwa, has praised Nigerian-born New Zealand-based UFC fighter, Israel Adesanya, for his brilliant performance against Paulo Costa of Brazil in their middleweight title fight on Sunday.
I told Costa I will shut his mouth, says victorious Adesanya
True to his pre-fight boast, Nigeria-born New Zealand-based UFC fighter, Israel Adesanya in the early hours of yesterday retained his middleweight Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) title by knocking out his challenger...