Israel Mobolaji Adesanya, a New-Zealander-Nigerian kickboxer, boxer and mixed martial artist has emerged the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s (UFC) undisputed Middleweight champion.
Adesany defeated opposition, Robert Whittaker in the second round via Technical Knock-out (TKO). He had knocked Whittaker down in the first round before sending him to the canvass again in the second.
His entry into the stadium had gotten people talking as he is described as the UFC’s most amazing fighter.
— UFC (@ufc) October 6, 2019
— ESPN MMA (@espnmma) October 6, 2019
The ‘Last Stylebender’ is now undefeated in six UFC fights as he stood off a hostile crowd at the Marvel Stadium to defeat Whittaker, who was at home in Melbourne, Australia.
The 30-year old had last defeated Gastellum before a long-term injury made him go without a fight for months.