Israel Adesanya

Israel Adesanya
Israel Adesanya

Israel Adesanya, 30 years old, was born in Nigeria, but was relocated to New Zealand by his family while still a teenager. He has a superior background in Muay Thai and Kickboxing, originally competing in kickboxing and boxing before becoming a professional Mixed Martial Artist (MMA). He is the former Glory middleweight contender winner and King in the Ring two-time cruiserweight and heavyweight champion, which is the most titles in King in the Ring history. He has made a 32-0 record as an amateur Kickboxer, then achieving 75-5 while a professional, with 48 KO’s in his Kickboxing life. His career in boxing was momentary, having a record of 5-1, with 1 knockout. He was awarded a blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu by André Gavão.

Fighter Details

NameIsrael Adesanya
NicknameThe Last Stylebender
Date of Birth22nd July 1989
Weight ClassMiddleweight
Last Weigh-In183.0 lbs
Height6’3″ (190cm)
Reach80.0″ (203cm)
BornLagos, Nigeria
Pro MMA Record17-0-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Current Streak17 Wins
Last Fight13th April 2019 in UFC
AffiliationCity Kickboxing
Career Disclosed Earnings$818,000 USD
Fighting out ofAuckland, New Zealand
Head CoachEugene Bareman
Foundation StyleKickboxing, Muay Thai, Boxing

Israel Adesanya Girlfriend

The Last Stylebender is one of the hot fighters in the UFC. Besides, he has been the UFC superstar of many single girls and women. But, he is the man who never makes his relationship affairs public. To the date, he abstained from himself from being engulfed in dating rumors. Though Israel is active on Instagram and updates his professional life to fans, the man has never talked about being in love or having an affair. It looks like he is mainly focused on UFC career and doesn’t want any barrier. Or, he is precautionary of his secret girlfriend, keeping her to himself only.

Israel Adesanya Parents

Israel Adesanya was born on July 22, 1989, in Lagos, Nigeria. His birth name is Israel Mobolaji Adesanya and she is currently 30 years old. He took the training of taekwondo for a brief time but his mother him after he broke his arm. Then, Israel moved to New Zealand and commence training in kickboxing at the age of 18. He was inspired by the Muay film ‘Ong-Bak’. Then, he moved to China and later relocated to Auckland, New Zealand, at the age of 21. After that, he took training at City Kickboxing with Kia Kara-France and Dan Hooker.

Similarly, he has not disclosed information regarding his parents, and about his childhood.

Israel holds Nigerian and New Zealand citizenship whereas his ethnicity is Nigerian.

Israel Adesanya Net Worth

Israel started his career in the year 2012. He fought in Hongkong, China, Australia over the next five and a half years. He made a record of 11-0 with all wins before signed in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He has an estimated net worth of around $750,000 and he has earned that sum from his professional career. His highest career earning is about $190,000 at UFC 234 for his win against Silva.

Israel Adesanya Next Fight

Interim titleholder Israel Adesanya (17-0) will meet middleweight champion Robert Whittaker (20-4) in a unification bout in the main event of UFC 243 ESPN+ PPV on 5th October 2019. Adesanya is currently scheduled to face Kelvin Gastelum for the Interim UFC Middleweight Championship belt in the co-main event of UFC 236 on April 13th, 2019. In what some called the fight of the year Adesanya defeated kelvin gastelum to become the UFC middleweight interim champion setting up a show down to unify his interim belt with the reigning champion Robert Whittaker’s undisputed middleweight championship.