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Israel Adesanya

30 Dec 2020
Nigeria-born, New Zealand-based professional mixed martial artist, Israel Adesanya, has emerged International Fighter of the Year at the 12th World MMA Awards.
25 Nov 2020
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.
4 Nov 2020
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.
31 Oct 2020
UFC’s most exciting rising, Khamzat Chimaev, has branded Paulo Costa a ‘chicken’ and warned he will ‘smash’ Israel Adesanya. Chimaev is undefeated and has been utterly dominant in three UFC fights so far....
29 Oct 2020
Top contender Robert Whittaker has described a potential rematch against UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya as ‘a hard fight,’ writes bjpenn.com.
17 Oct 2020
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...
15 Oct 2020
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…
10 Oct 2020
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.
3 Oct 2020
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.
3 Oct 2020
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…
30 Sep 2020
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.
28 Sep 2020
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...

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