Israel Adesanya vs Sean Strickland UFC Head-to-Head-Record

Last Modified Sep 4, 2023 07:35 GMT

Israel Adesanya vs. Sean Strickland is an MMA matchup organized and produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship. It is the main event and will be headlining UFC 293 PPV.


Israel Adesanya vs. Sean Strickland




Israel Adesanya vs. Sean Strickland UFC Head-to-Head-Record


Israel Adesanya is set to face Sean Strickland for the first time in the main event for UFC 293: Adesanya vs. Strickland. The event will take place on September 9, 2023, at Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney Olympic Park, NSW, Australia.




Israel Adesanya is coming off a historical win against former champion Alex Pereira, who has been Adesanya’s arch-rival at UFC 287. ‘Izzy’ knocked out Pereira at 4:21 in the second round on April 8, 2023, in Miami, Florida, United States. It was their rematch after losing the UFC middleweight championship to ‘Poatan’ in their previous matchup at UFC 281 in New York, United States.




Sean Strickland is coming off a win against Abusupiyan Magomedov at UFC Fight Night: Stricklan vs. Magomedov on July 1, 2023. Strickland TKO’d Magomedov at 4:20 in the second round in Las Vegas, United States.


Adesanya is currently the UFC middleweight champion, whereas Strickland is the No.5 ranked contender in the same division.



Israel Adesanya vs. Sean Strickland Stats


StatsIsrael Adesanya Sean Strickland
MMA Record24-2-027-5-0
UFC Ranking(middleweight)Champion#5
Last fightWinWin
Nationality Nigeria United States
Height 6 feet 4 inches6 feet 1 inch
Weight 184.50 lbs197 lbs
Reach80 in76 in
Leg reach44.5 in41.5 in
Striking accuracy 50%41%
Takedown accuracy14%64%
Takedown defense77%84%
Win streak (active)12
MMA debut 20122008
Odds-455+350



Israel Adesanya’s Record


26 matches24 wins2 losses
By knockout161
By decision81




Sean Strickland’s Record


32 matches27 wins5 losses
By knockout112
By submission40
By decision123




Sean Strickland’s Last Fight


Sean Strickland had his last fight against Abusupiyan Magomedov at UFC Fight Night: Strickland vs. Magomedov on July 1, 2023, in Las Vegas, United States. Strickland won the fight via TKOing Magomedov in the second round and earned a ‘Performance of the Night’ bonus.






*Last updated on September 4, 2023.

FAQs

 Israel Adesanya vs. Sean Strickland will take place on September 9, 2023, at Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney Olympic Park, NSW, Australia.

The main card for UFC 293: Adesanya vs. Strickland, is scheduled for 10 pm ET. 


Sean Strickland had his last fight against Abusupiyan Magomedov at UFC Fight Night: Strickland vs. Magomedov on July 1, 2023, in Las Vegas, United States. Strickland won the fight via TKOing Magomedov in the second round and earned a ‘Performance of the Night’ bonus. 


Israel Adesanya is coming off a historical win against former champion Alex Pereira, who has been Adesanya’s arch-rival at UFC 287. ‘Izzy’ knocked out Pereira at 4:21 in the second round on April 8, 2023, in Miami, Florida, United States.


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