I will defend my middleweight title, Adesanya assures fans

I will defend my middleweight title, Adesanya assures fans

Nigerian-born New Zealand based UFC middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya says he would do everything possible to defend his title when he face Cuban MMA fighter, Yoel Romero at UFC 248 in Las Vegas on March 7.

Adesanya, a native of Odogbolu, Ogun State, is undefeated in 18 fights till date. He recorded seven victories in the UFC, including a three-fight run that saw him defeat the legendary Brazilian Anderson Silva, won the interim middleweight title in a war with Kelvin Gastelum and knocked out Robert Whittaker to become undisputed middleweight champion in Melbourne, Australia last year.

Speaking with The Guardian from his training camp in Auckland, New Zealand, yesterday, ‘The Last Stylebender,’ as Adesanya is called by his fans, said that he would do everything possible to defend his title.

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