Israel Adesanya shows off his belt after defeating Yoel Romero in their UFC middleweight championship fight at UFC 248 in Las Vegas. Photo: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)Israel Adesanya shows off his belt after defeating Yoel Romero in their UFC middleweight championship fight at UFC 248 in Las Vegas. Photo: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)
Israel Adesanya shows off his belt after defeating Yoel Romero in their UFC middleweight championship fight at UFC 248 in Las Vegas. Photo: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)

UFC: Israel Adesanya lands first blows as countdown to Paulo Costa blockbuster begins

  • Kiwi vows to punch Brazilian ‘as many times as possible. And then kick him as well – until he falls down’
  • Adesanya-Costa middleweight title fight will headline a monster card at UFC 253

Topic |   Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)
Israel Adesanya shows off his belt after defeating Yoel Romero in their UFC middleweight championship fight at UFC 248 in Las Vegas. Photo: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)Israel Adesanya shows off his belt after defeating Yoel Romero in their UFC middleweight championship fight at UFC 248 in Las Vegas. Photo: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)
Israel Adesanya shows off his belt after defeating Yoel Romero in their UFC middleweight championship fight at UFC 248 in Las Vegas. Photo: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)
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