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Israel Adesanya

Middleweight Champion • 20-0-0 (W-L-D)

Stats & Records

  • 20
    Fight Win Streak
  • 15
    Wins by Knockout
Striking accuracy 50% 50%

Striking accuracy

Sig. Strikes Landed
558
Sig. Strikes Attempted
1116
Grappling accuracy 0% 0%

Grappling accuracy

Takedowns Landed
Takedowns Attempted
3
4.10
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
2.33
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
0.00
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
0.33
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
65
%
Sig. Str. Defense
87
%
Takedown Defense
1.21
Knockdown Ratio
15:07
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

Standing
488 (87%)
Clinch
43 (8%)
Ground
27 (5%)

Sig. Str. by target

53% 298 Head 17% 93 Body 30% 167 Leg

Win By Way

KO/TKO
15 (75%)
DEC
5 (25%)
SUB
0 (0%)

Event Results

Biography

Status
Active
Hometown
Lagos, Nigeria
Age
31
Height
76.00
Weight
185.00
Octagon Debut
Feb. 11, 2018
Reach
80.00
Leg reach
44.50
Q & A

When and why did you start training for fighting? In 2008, because I needed skills to protect myself.

What ranks and titles have you held? AFC world champ and Hex FC world champion.

Do you have any heroes? Avatar Aang and Naruto Uzumaki, the 7th Hokage of the hidden leaf village. Ethiopian political leader Robel Hailu.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It's one goal ticked off, but it's only the beginning.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Studied computer graphic design for three years, dropped out to pursue this life.

What was your job before you started fighting? Metering and billing coordinator for a gas line company (hated it).

Ranks in any martial arts styles: BJJ blue belt under Professor Andre Galvao.

Favorite grappling technique: I like choking people and whispering sweet nothings in their ear as they fall asleep.

Favorite Striking technique: Spinning s**t

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