Israel Adesanya

Israel Adesanya

Full NameIsrael Mobolaji Adesanya

BornJuly 22, 1989

Height6 ft 4 in

NationalityNigerian-New Zealander

RoleBoxing, Kickboxing


"The Last Stylebender" Israel Adesanya is the current UFC Middleweight Champion. He is known for his unconventional and free flowing style of fighting. Israel is currently undefeated in professional MMA.

  1. Early Life and Career
  2. Israel Adesanya UFC
  3. Anderson Silva vs Israel Adesanya
  4. Israel Adesanya Stats
  5. Israel Adesanya Record
  6. Israel Adesanya Net Worth 2019

UFC 236 Holloway v Poirier 2

Early Life and Career

Israel Mobolaji Adesanya (born 22 July 1989) is a Nigerian-New Zealander professional Mixed Martial Artist. Adesanya was born in Lagos, Nigeria. Inspired by Martial Arts film Ong-Bak, he started training in kickboxing at the age of 18. Adesanya relocated to Auckland, New Zealand at the age of 21, Adesanya relocated to Auckland, New Zealand, and began training at City Kickboxing.

Adesanya made his professional debut in 2012. Thereafter, he fought in Hong Kong, Australia and China over the next half a decade before he was finally signed by the UFC.

Israel Adesanya UFC

Adesanya signed with the UFC in December, 2017. On his debut, he beat Rob Wilkinson via TKO in the second round at UFC 221 in February 2018. He also won the Performance of the night bonus for that fight. Thereafter he picked up victories over Marvin Vettori, Brad Tavares and Derek Brunson at UFC on Fox 29, UFC 230 and UFC 234 respectively.

In UFC 243, The Last Stylebender defeated Robert Whittaker to become UFC Middleweight Champion.

Anderson Silva vs Israel Adesanya

Adesanya faced his idol 'The Spider' at UFC 234 on February 10, 2019. He beat Silva via unanimous decision and took home the Fight of the Night award. Adesanya faced Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 236 for the interim UFC Middleweight Championship. He won via unanimous decision.

UFC 234 Adesanya v Silva

Israel Adesanya vs Robert Whittaker

Robert Whittaker and Israel Adesanya faced each other in a Middleweight title unification bout at the main event of UFC 243 and as promised, we witnessed a masterclass from an elite athlete. The Last Stylebender knocked out Robert "The Reaper" Whittaker in the second round, becoming the undisputed UFC Middleweight Champion.

UFC 243 Whittaker v Adesanya

Israel Adesanya Stats

Adesanya is currently undefeated in MMA with 18-0 winning streak.



Wins by KO:

  1. 14

Wins by Submission:

  1. 0

Wins by Decision:

  1. 4

Current Titles:

  1. UFC Interim Middleweight Champion


  1. 185 lbs / 84 kg


  1. 80 in (203 cm)

Weight Class:

  1. Middleweight

Israel Adesanya Record

Below is the MMA and UFC professional record of Israel Adesanya:

Win18-0Robert WhittakerKO (punches)UFC 243October 6, 2019
Win17-0Kelvin GastelumDecision (unanimous)UFC 236April 13, 2019
Win16-0Anderson SilvaDecision (unanimous)UFC 234February 10, 2019
Win15-0Derek BrunsonTKO (knees and punches)UFC 230November 3, 2018
Win14-0Brad TavaresDecision (unanimous)The Ultimate Fighter: Undefeated FinaleJuly 6, 2018
Win13-0Marvin VettoriDecision (split)UFC on Fox: Poirier vs GaethjeApril 14, 2018
Win12-0Rob WilkinsonTKO (punches)UFC 221February 11, 2018
Win11-0Stuart DareKO (head kick)Hex Fighting Series 12November 24, 2017
Win10-0Melvin GuillardTKO (punches)Australia Fighting Championship 20July 28, 2017
Win9-0Murad KuramagomedovTKO (punches)Wu Lin Feng: E.P.I.C. 4May 28, 2016
Win8-0Andrew Flores SmithTKO (corner stoppage)Glory of Heroes 2May 7, 2016
Win7-0Dibir ZagirovTKO (punches)Wu Lin Feng: E.P.I.C. 2March 13, 2016
Win6-0Vladimir KatykhinTKO (doctor stoppage)Wu Lin Feng: E.P.I.C. 1January 13, 2016
Win5-0Gele QingTKO (elbows)Wu Lin Feng 2015: New Zealand vs. ChinaSeptember 19, 2015
Win4-0Maui TuigamalaTKO (body kick)Fair Pay Fighting 1September 5, 2015
Win3-0Song KenanTKO (punches)The Legend of Emei 3August 8, 2015
Win2-0John VakeTKO (punches)Shuriken MMA: Best of the BestJune 15, 2013
Win1-0James GriffithsTKO (punches)Supremacy Fighting Championship 9March 24, 2012

Israel Adesanya Net Worth 2019

Israel Adesanya is considered to become one of the greatest fighters in the near future. As of 2019, the net worth of "The Last Stylebender" is estimated to be $750,000.

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