Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Before Israel Adesanya’s first middleweight title defense at UFC 248, you can relive the performance that made him UFC champ.

After winning the interim belt in a “Fight of the Year” performance at UFC 236, Adesanya faced off with undisputed champ Robert Whittaker at UFC 243 in a fight for massive bragging rights Down Under.

Check out the video above to see the champ’s title win. On Saturday, Adesanya meets Yoel Romero in the headliner of UFC 248 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

https://www.mmafighting.com/2020/3/1/21159528/israel-adesanya-vs-robert-whittaker-free-fight-video