Israel Adesanya. Photo: @stylebender/Instagram
Israel Adesanya. Photo: @stylebender/Instagram

Is Israel Adesanya the new Conor McGregor? How the Nigeria-born UFC champ went from bullied teenager to millionaire MMA fighter sponsored by Puma

  • Dubbed ‘The Last Stylebender’ – which is also the basis of his Instagram handle – UFC president Dana White let him show off his dance moves at UFC 243
  • He took up kick-boxing and MMA to defend himself when he was young, and now he’s going up against Jan Blachowicz after moving to the light heavyweight division

Israel Adesanya. Photo: @stylebender/Instagram
Israel Adesanya. Photo: @stylebender/Instagram
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