Facts of Isreal Adesanya
|Full Name:||Israel Mobolaji Adesanya|
|Birth Date:||July 22, 1989|
|Profession:||UFC Fighter, Mixed Martial Artist|
|Height:||6 feet 4 inches (1.93m)|
|Birth Place||Lagos, Nigeria|
|Siblings||Deborah, Samuel, David and Bolu|
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Isreal Adesanya is a mixed martial artist and kickboxer of the Nigerian descent. Adesanya is an unbeaten fighter with a total record of 17-0. Furthermore, his is the current UFC middleweight champion and former cruiserweight and heavyweight champion of ‘King in the Ring’. Adesanya is a rising star in the UFC and is already regarded as one of the best fighters.
Isreal can be extremely humble or fierce. His fight with Kevin Gastelum was showered with praise because of the sportsmanship that both fighters showed. Isreal has become a social media star as well amassing 1 million followers on Instagram and over 147k followers on his twitter account.
Isreal Adesanya: Dating, Relationship, Girlfriend
Despite being in the spot light as one of the best fighters in the UFC right now, Adesanya likes to keep his personal life to himself. Up until now, he has not had any girlfriends or rumoured to be dating anyone. Adesanya likes to keep a low profile on this topic. He is single and living his life to the fullest.
Isreal Adesanya’s professional career:
Isreal made his professional martial arts debut in 2012. For the next five and a half years, he fought in Hong Kong, Australia and China achieving an impressive record of 11-0 with TKO. Adesanya signed with UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) in December of 2017. The following year on February 11, he debuted against Rob Wilkinson and won the fight via TKO along with ‘Performance of the Night’ bonus. Adesanya fought against Marvin Vettori on April 14, 2018 for his second match and won it with unanimous decision. Furthermore, he has fought Brad Tavares, Derek Brunson and Anderson Silva since then. As for his recent fight, he fought Kevin Gastelum on April 13, 2019 for the Middleweight Championship, which he won via unanimous decision. Moreover, the fight also earned him the ‘Fight of the night’ award.
Isreal Adesanya: Net Worth
Adesanya has amassed a lot of fortune over the years. He is one of the hottest fighter in the UFC at the moment, so he gets paid a huge sum for his fights. His total UFC career earning is an astounding $600,000. Furthermore, his highest earning is $190,000, which he earned for the fight against Anderson Silva. As for vehicles, the unbeaten fighter has a Range Rover, which he showed off on Instagram. Isreal Adesanya’s net worth in 2019 is $750,000.
Isreal Adesanya: Parents, Early Life
UFC fighter Isreal Mobolaji Adesanya was born on July 22, 1989, in Lagos, Nigeria. He was born to mother Taiwo Adesanya, a nurse and father Femi Adesanya, an accountant. Moreover, Isreal is the older brother to four siblings named Deborah, Samuel, David and Bolu. Adesanya had a keen interest in Taekwondo, so he joined Taekwondo classes. However, his mother withdrew him from the classes after he broke his arm. The martial artist moved to Rotorua, New Zealand and attended Rotorua’s Boy’s High School at the age of 13. Isreal started training in kickboxing at the age of 18 and later on moved to China before relocating to Auckland, New Zealand. Adesanya started training with professional fighters such as Kai-Kara France and Dan Hooker at City Kickboxing at the age of 21.
Isreal Adesanya: Physique
Extremely tall Isreal Adesanya has a height of 6 feet and 4 inches and weighs 84 kg. Furthermore, he has a well toned body with the reach of 80 inches and leg reach of 44 inches to strike his opponents. In addition to that, he has black hair and black coloured eyes.