Israel Adesanya First entered the Octagon on 11 February 2018 at UFC 221. Before Entering UFC, he already made a name is a two divisional kickboxing champion in MMA. He proved just as devastating he is. 11 fights and 11 finishes leading up to his UFC Debut where he lived up to the hype and unleashing his vast arsenal brutal kicks and crisp combination against Rob Wilkinson.
Israel Adesanya continues his undefeated streak as he outclassed every middleweight Opponents in UFC. He won three fights in just five months after entering UFC. Then he is put to test his might against top ten fighters in UFC middleweight division Derek Brunson at UFC 230. But he prevails he TKO Brunson in the first round.
The Next step in Adesanya‘s rises, he is set to face former middleweight king Anderson Silva at UFC 234 and due to some unforeseen circumstances, this matchup was moved to the main event of UFC 234. At that fight, Adesanya wins by a unanimous decision and at that time interim UFC Middleweight Championship Kelvin Gastelum was there with his belt on the shoulder. After the fight Adesanya challenged Gastelum.
Now at UFC 236, Israel Adesanya faces Kelvin Gastelum for Interim UFC Middleweight Championship title. He wins that fight in bold fashion. he almost destroyed Kelvin Gastelum in round five. In the end, he wins by a unanimous decision. After that, he is looking for a title unification matchup against Robert Whittaker.
At UFC 243 on Melbourne, Australia and in front of 60K audience Israel Adesanya faces Robert Whittaker for Middleweight Championship title unification. He almost Knocked out Whittaker at round one but the bells save Whittaker at that time. But in second round Adesanya KO Whittaker and he proved that right now he is the best Middleweight division fighter on the planet. In less than two years after joining UFC, he becomes the undisputed and undefeated Middleweight champion.
After that, he defends his title against Yoel Romero at UFC 248. He won that fight by a unanimous decision. Right now he is set to fight against Paulo Costa at ufc 253 where he will defend his title for the second time.