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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
28 Mar 2021
Nigeria-born, New Zealand-based UFC champion, Israel Adesanya, has changed his tone amid criticism of his threat to “rape” an opponent while talking trash.
14 Mar 2021
He was just like the average Nigerian kid. He was very playful, nothing spectacular about him really. You know, sometimes he could disagree and say I don’t want this or that, in our family.

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