Too tough for a Kanonair, Adesanya keeps his lightweight belt

Too tough for a Kanonair, Adesanya keeps his lightweight belt

Returning to the Octagon at UFC 276 on Saturday in Las Vegas, Israel Adesanya defeated American Jared Kannoner by unanimous decision. With this 23rd win, the Nigerian naturalized New Zealander retains his middleweight title for the fifth time.

Tenacious Israel Adesanya. It is still necessary to wait before seeing the downfall of the Nigerian fighter. The showman, a former kickboxing star, showed his strength and fighting knowledge to defeat Jared Cannonier in the main event of UFC 276 on Saturday in Las Vegas.

If there was no knockout, there was no suspense at the time of sentencing, Adesanya logically won by unanimous decision against the American (49-46, 49-46 and 50-45). The person who defended his belt for the fifth time records his 23rd victory in the prestigious league and remains the undisputed king of light weightlifting.

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“Cannonier has been mastered, notes RMC Sport 2’s MMA advisor Taylor Labellos. There was no overtaking. To see, it wasn’t the best fight for the fans but what Adesanya technically did, Mastering Canonier, a somewhat brutal fighter, is strong.”

The rest could be a fight against Alex Pereira, the author of a masterful knockout against Sean Strickland a few minutes ago who beat him in 2016 (also by KO): “I made a mistake and he was in boxing, next time you ‘re dancing,'” the Last Stylebender.

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