Why Israel Adesanya insisted on Romero for his first title defense
For several years, UFC president, Dana White has repeated the phrase so often that it just about has become one of the three certainties of life: Death, taxes and, of course, nobody wants to fight Yoel Romero.
Adesanya vows to ‘roast’ Cuban monster in battle of Las Vegas
Nigerian-born New Zealand based Mixed Martial Artist, Israel Adesanya says he is ready to take the world by storm and join the ranks of MMA’s biggest stars by winning...
Usman expects UFC 245 victory to catapult him to next level
igeria’s Kamaru Usman will defend his UFC welterweight championship against Colby Covington today at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Israel Adesanya beats Whittaker to become undisputed UFC’s world middleweight champion
As he predicted, Israel ‘the last Stylebender’ Adesanya lived up to the hype yesterday as he knocked out defending champion, Robert Whitaker to become the world’s best UFC fighter in the middleweight category.
Nigeria's Adesanya beats Whittaker to become undisputed middleweight champion
Nigeria's Israel Adesanya knocked out Australian Robert Whittaker in the second round of the UFC 243 on Sunday morning to become the undisputed middleweight champion of the world. The victory at Marvel Stadium in Melbourne, Australia, capped The Last Stylebender's remarkable journey in the mixed martial arts. The Nigerian-born fighter needed less than two years…
Kamaru Usman gets fight date against rival in UFC
Kamaru Usman will defend his UFC welterweight title against rival Colby Covington in the main event of UFC 245 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The fight, scheduled for December 14, is Usman's first defence of the welterweight title he won in March against Tyron Woodley. The win took Usman's streak to 14 in a…
I will go into farming after my UFC career, says Adesanya
Nigerian-born Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) interim middleweight titleholder, Israel Adesanya, has declared that he would go into the business of farming at the end of his career.
Adesanya returns to New Zealand after ‘tour’ of Nigeria
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) interim middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya, returned to New Zealand yesterday after...
‘The Nigeria of my dream’
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) interim middleweight champion, Israel Mobolaji Adesanya, migrated with his parents from Nigeria to New Zealand when he was 11 years old. That was in the early 2000s, when issues of insecurity in Nigeria were at minimal. The combat fighter, who is shaping the world of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), could not…
UFC middleweight interim champion, Israel Adesanya causes stir at Lagos airport
Sixteen years after taking his martial arts skills to New Zealand, Nigerian-born current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) interim middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya stepped his feet on his fatherland yesterday. The arrival of Adesanya, who defeated America’s Kelvin Gastelum during a UFC 236 fight in Atlanta, USA a few weeks ago, caused a major stir at…