UFC 293: Israel Adesanya vs. Sean Strickland

10 Sep 2023
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About UFC 293: Israel Adesanya vs. Sean Strickland

UFC 293: Israel Sterling vs. Sean Strickland is an MMA event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship that is scheduled to took place on September 10 at the Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.


The main card for UFC 293 commenced at 10 p.m. ET.


The main event for the night was a middleweight title bout where the former champion Israel Adesanya faced the No.5 ranked contender, Sean Strickland. Sean Strickland won the bout via a unanimous decision to become the new UFC Middleweight Champion.


The co-main event for the night is a heavyweight contest between No.6 and No.8 ranked contenders Tai Tuivasa and Alexander Volkov, respectively. Volkov defeated Tuivasa via an Ezekiel Choke.


At this event, there was initially a flyweight matchup anticipated between Kai Kara-France, a former interim UFC Flyweight Championship challenger, and Manel Kape, the former Rizin Bantamweight Champion. Regrettably, Kara-France had to withdraw from the bout due to a training-induced concussion. As a result, a promotional newcomer named Felipe dos Santos stepped in as his replacement. Manel Kape won the fight via a unanimous decision.



UFC 293 event poster (Image via UFC)
UFC 293 event poster (Image via UFC)



UFC 293: Israel Adesanya vs. Sean Strickland


Main Card


Weight classFightMethodRoundResult
Middleweight
Israel Adesanya (c) vs. Sean Strickland
Decision (unanimous)
R5 (5:00)
Sean Strickland def. Israel Adesanya (c)
Heavyweight
Tai Tuivasa vs. Alexander Volkov
Submission (ezekial choke)
R2(4:37)
Alexander Volkov def. Tai Tuivasa
Flyweight
Manel Kape vs. Felipe dos Santos
Decision (unanimous)
R3(5:00)
Manel Kape def. Felipe dos Santos
Heavyweight
Justin Tafa vs. Austen Lane
KO (punches)
R1(1:22)
Justin Tafa def. Austen Lane
Light Heavyweight
Tyson Pedro vs. Anton Turkalj
KO (punches)
R1(2:12)
Tyson Pedro def. Anton Turkalj


Preliminary Card


Weight classFightMethodRoundResult
Light Heavyweight
Carlos Ulberg vs. Jung Da-un
Submission (rear-naked choke)
R3(4:49)
Carlos Ulberg def. Jung Da-un
Featherweight
Jack Jenkins vs. Chepe Mariscal
TKO (arm injury)R2(3:19)
Chepe Mariscal def. Jack Jenkins
Lightweight
Jamie Mullarkey vs. John Makdessi
Decision (unanimous)
R3(5:00)
Jamie Mullarkey def. John Makdessi
Lightweight
Nasrat Haqparast vs. Landon Quiñones
Decision (unanimous)
R3(5:00)
Nasrat Haqparast def. Landon Quiñones


Early Preliminary Card


Weight classFightMethodRoundResult
Welterweight
Mike Mathetha vs. Charlie Radtke
Decision (unanimous)
R3(5:00)
Charlie Radtke def. Mike Mathetha
Catchweight (149.75 lb)
Shane Young vs. Gabriel Miranda
Technical Submission (rear-naked choke)
R1(0:59)
Gabriel Miranda def. Shane Young
WelterweightKevin Jousset vs. Kiefer CrosbieSubmission (rear-naked choke)R1(4:49)
Kevin Jousset def. Kiefer Crosbie

Israel Adesanya’s Last Fight

UFC 287: Pereira v Adesanya 2
UFC 287: Pereira v Adesanya 2


Adesanya faced Alex Pereira in his last fight at UFC 287 on 8 April 2023.


After a cautious start in the opening round, Pereira took on a more aggressive stance in the second round. The Brazilian pressed forward, pushing Adesanya towards the cage with a barrage of attacks and targeting his legs with low kicks.


Adesanya, also known as 'The Last Stylebender,' seemed momentarily in trouble with his back against the cage. However, he quickly turned the tide with a powerful counter-right hand that dropped Pereira to the mat. Adesanya wasted no time in following up with a series of punches, bringing a dramatic conclusion to this highly anticipated fight and concluding the captivating storyline.



Last Updated On September 10, 2023

FAQs

A. UFC 293: Israel Adesanya vs. Sean Strickland will take place on September 10, 2023.

A. The co-main event for UFC 293 is a heavyweight bout between Tai Tuivasa and Alexander Volkov.

A. The main card for UFC 293: Israel Adesanya vs. Sean Strickland will start at 10 p.m. ET. 

A. UFC 293: Israel Adesanya vs. Sean Strickland will be held at Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, on September 10, 2023.

A. UFC 293: Israel Adesanya vs. Sean Strickland can be streamed live on ESPN+PPV. 

Last Modified Sep 8, 2023 20:22 GMT
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