Nigerian born UFC Champion, Israel Adesanya ‘The Last Style Bender’ has lost his belt. In a stunning fight that spanned the full five rounds, Adesanya failed to put up a performance of champion as underdog, Sean Strickland landed head shots upon head shots to eventually becoming the winner by unanimous decision.
Adesanya known for his technical fighting style started out cautiously testing out a couple of kicks while Strickland pushed forward looking for a counter. Strickland kept Adesanya on his heels as the champions refused to let his hands go in exchanges.
At the end of the first round, Strickland connected a huge blow that rocked Adesanya at the end of the first round. In the second round, Strickland continued to be patient looking for the huge blow with Adesanya on the back foot.
Adesanya however was able to land some good punches to push Strickland back. The Last Stylebender was unable to find his jab in the third round