Israel Adesanya weighs in before UFC 243. Photo: EPA
Andrew McNicol
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The Takedown by Andrew McNicol

Israel Adesanya’s UFC 243 ‘Death Note’ sounds start of the new ‘Stylebender’ era

  • ‘The Last Stylebender’ is finely positioned to take the reins as UFC’s next superstar, possessing the ‘it factor’ Dana White is searching for
  • Middleweight champ combines showmanship with sound bites and deadly, precise striking – plus a love of anime

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Israel Adesanya weighs in before UFC 243. Photo: EPA
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