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Israel Adesanya

18 Nov
Facts have emerged on why Nigeria-born, New Zealand-based former UFC middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya, was arrested at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York, United States, on Wednesday.
13 Nov
In the main event of UFC 281 from Madison Square Garden, Alex Pereira defeated Israel Adesanya via fifth-round technical knockout to cap a meteoric rise to the UFC middleweight championship. Both fighters jumped right into the fight without any delay. Like you would expect from seasoned adversaries, the two traded blows in the opening round.…
4 Jul
Israel Adesanya successfully defended his middleweight title at UFC 276, while featherweight Alexander Volkanovski came out on top with a one-sided points victory over rival Max Holloway, reports Skysports.
3 Jul
Nigeria's Israel Adesanya cruised to the fourth title defence of his middleweight UFC belt against Jared Cannonier early on Sunday morning (Nigerian time) in a fight that sometimes looked one-sided. The fight ended in a unanimous decision with the judges scoring the bout 49-46, 49-46 and 50-45 for the Last Stylebender. Adesanya's last fight also…
1 Mar
Nigeria was conspicuously present at the 02 Arena on Sunday night when Lawrence Okolie defended his WBO cruiserweight world title after winning a hugging match with Polish limpet, Michal Cieslak.
14 Feb
Israel Adesanya, early yesterday morning, successfully defended his middleweight title against Robert Whittaker in the main event of UFC 271, winning the bout by unanimous decision.
13 Feb
Israel Adesanya, on Saturday night in Houston, Texas (early Sunday in Nigeria) successfully defended his middleweight title against Robert Whittaker in the main event of UFC 271, winning the bout by unanimous decision. In what was a rematch of their first fight two-and-a-half years ago, Adesanya's ability to control distance, counter strike and defensive wrestle…
11 Feb
Israel Adesanya has ruled out a superfight with Kamaru Usman, claiming that he has 'nothing to gain' from a fight with the UFC welterweight champion. After Usman's UFC 268 victory over Colby Covington last November, a mouth-watering clash between the two, 32 and 35 years old, has been the talk of the internet for some…
11 Feb
UFC welterweight champion of the world, Kamaru Usman, has no interest in ever getting into a fight with his “blood brother” Israel Adesanya but the ‘Nigerian Nightmare’ says he and ‘The Last Stylebender’ could be tempted to slug it out in the octagon if both of them stand to earn $50 million from the fight.…
14 Jun 2021
Nigeria-Born New Zealand-based Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter, Israel Adesanya, yesterday, retained his middleweight belt after defeating Italian challenger, Marvin Vettori, at the Gila River Arena in Arizona, United States.
13 Jun 2021
Israel Adesanya was back to his brilliant best Saturday, defeating challenger Marvin Vettori with a show of superior striking and defending
9 Jun 2021
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion, Nigeria-born Israel Adesanya, is returning to the ring for the first time on Sunday when he battles Marvin Vettori


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President Muhammadu Buhari has urged his successor to build on his legacies in the agricultural sector to achieve food security in the country
35 mins ago
The House of Representatives has applauded the partnership between Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Limited and Tantita security service Nigeria Ltd owned by Oweizide Ekpemupolo aimed at ensuring the security of oil facilities in the oil-rich Niger Delta region of the country.
57 mins ago
The medical consultants under the auspices of the Medical and Dental Consultants' Association (MDCAN) have raised the alarm that the migration of the medical workforce from the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital (EKSUTH), is seriously affecting the survival of the tertiary health institution.
1 hour ago
Further to its commitment to the ban on commercial motorcycles within the nation's capital, Abuja, the joint enforcement team of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) crushed 432 seized motorcycles on Thursday.
1 hour ago
The Boko Haram insurgency terrorising the Northeast part of the country is the handiwork of foreigners who penetrated the region in the guise of seeking to acquire Quranic education, Shehu of Borno, Alhaji Abubakar Ibn Umar El-Kanemi, has said.