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 Israel Adesanya holds up the belt after defeating Kelvin Gastelum by unanimous decision in their interim middleweight championship bout during the UFC 236 event at State Farm Arena on April 13, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Carmen Mandato/Zuffa LLC)
"The Last Stylebender"

Israel Adesanya

Middleweight Champion • 22-1-0 (W-L-D)

Stats & Records

  • 15
    Wins by Knockout
  • 4
    Title Defenses
  • 6
    First Round Finishes
Striking accuracy 50% 50%

Striking accuracy

Sig. Strikes Landed
811
Sig. Strikes Attempted
1627
Grappling accuracy 0% 0%

Grappling accuracy

Takedowns Landed
Takedowns Attempted
3
3.84
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
2.56
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
0.00
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
0.21
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
62
%
Sig. Str. Defense
78
%
Takedown Defense
0.85
Knockdown Ratio
17:35
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

Standing
727 (90%)
Clinch
55 (7%)
Ground
29 (4%)

Sig. Str. by target

51% 410 Head 17% 135 Body 33% 266 Leg

Win By Way

KO/TKO
15 (68%)
DEC
7 (32%)
SUB
0 (0%)

Upcoming Fights

Resultados del evento

  • Win

    Adesanya vs Whittaker

    Round
    5
    Time
    5:00
    Method
    Decision - Unanimous
  • Win

    Adesanya vs Vettori

    Round
    5
    Time
    5:00
    Method
    Decision - Unanimous
  • Win

    Błachowicz vs Adesanya

    Round
    5
    Time
    5:00
    Method
    Decision - Unanimous

Biography

Status
Activo
Hometown
Lagos, Nigeria
Trains at
City Kickboxing
Fighting style
Freestyle
Age
32
Height
76.00
Weight
185.00
Octagon Debut
Feb. 11, 2018
Reach
80.00
Leg reach
44.50
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Israel Adesanya of Nigeria celebrates after defending his middleweight championship against Robert Whittaker of Australia during UFC 271 at Toyota Center on February 12, 2022 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images)
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Israel Adesanya of Nigeria punches Robert Whittaker of Australia in their UFC middleweight championship fight during the UFC 271 event at Toyota Center on February 12, 2022 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC)