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Israel Adesanya Unique UFC Record Which Nobody Else Holds- Check

Israel Adesanya Unique UFC Record Which Nobody Else Holds- Check

Khabib Nurmagomedov Once Predicted Himself To Fail In Beating Israel Adesanya
Nigerian-born UFC fighter Israel Adesanya has made history in the world of mixed martial arts with an unprecedented achievement.

Israel Adesanya, the highly skilled Nigerian-born UFC fighter, has etched his name in the history books once again by achieving a remarkable feat that no other fighter has accomplished in the world of mixed martial arts. Adesanya recently regained the UFC Middleweight Championship, solidifying his status as one of the most dominant fighters in the division.

Israel Adesanya Sets Unique UFC Record with Title Regain

Adesanya went on to claim the undisputed Middleweight title at UFC 243 on October 6, 2019, by defeating Robert Whittaker in a second-round knockout. Since then, he successfully defended his title against formidable opponents such as Yoel Romero, Paulo Costa, Marvin Vettori, Robert Whittaker, and Jared Cannonier.

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However, Adesanya’s reign as champion was temporarily interrupted when he faced Alex Pereira at UFC 281 on November 12, 2022. Pereira emerged victorious in a grueling five-round contest, dethroning Adesanya and ending his reign as the Middleweight champion.

At UFC 287: Pereira vs. Adesanya 2, held on April 8, 2023, Adesanya faced his long-term rival, Alex Pereira, in a highly-anticipated rematch.

Less than a minute into the second round, Adesanya delivered a devastating right hand that knocked out Pereira, earning him the Performance of the Night accolade. With this victory, Adesanya became the first and only fighter to regain the Middleweight title in UFC history.

Looking towards the future, Adesanya is already preparing for his next challenge. He is set to defend his Middleweight Championship against Sean Strickland at UFC 293, scheduled to take place on September 10, 2023, at the Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney, Australia.

The Adesanya vs. Strickland bout is expected to be a thrilling clash between two highly skilled fighters, and fans around the world eagerly anticipate this headline event.

Adesanya has undoubtedly left an indelible mark on the sport, and fight fans eagerly await his next chapter inside the Octagon.

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