Israel Adesanya holds up the Chinese flag. Photo: Twitter

Israel Adesanya says fighting in China prepared him for UFC title win

  • ‘Stylebender’ says spending a year in China got him used to pressures of fame and fighting on big stage
  • ‘Being a big black man in the mainland, walking down the street, you have everyone looking at you’
Topic |   Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)

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Israel Adesanya holds up the Chinese flag. Photo: Twitter
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Nick Atkin

Nick Atkin

Nick is a production editor on the South China Morning Post’s sport desk, where he covers mixed martial arts (MMA). He was previously a sports writer and editor for ESPN.