Nigerian-born Israel Adesanya whipped Derek Brunson via a first-round TKO win at UFC 230 in Madison Square Garden, Saturday night.
The 29-year-old middleweight is making himself more than a prospect in the UFC after scoring the 15th professional win of his MMA career. It was a violent knock out that sent Brunson down in the first round, landing a flurry of punches and knees on his opponent all throughout.
— UFC (@ufc) November 4, 2018
UFC’s new intrigue showcased an impressive play at UFC 230, earning his fight the Performance of the Night award. It became
The “Style Bender” displayedhe referee broke the action and Adesanya flipped Brunson off for allegedly grabbing his shorts.
34-year-old Brunson tried to go low and work Adesanya on the fence but landed no clean shot. As the fight continued with a series of flurry exchange, Adesanya’s powerful knees to the face and precise shots sent his opponent down.
Pros clearly took pleasure on the bout, posting a handful of compliments and predictions on what will welcome Adesanya after the impressive win. He did not just ace his victory over the
Gotta go wit Brunson here for the Value bet of the night , having trouble that the bookies still have him at such a heavy dog
— Eddie Alvarez (@Ealvarezfight) November 4, 2018
My dude @stylebender just hit em with the 5 pronged seal release shit is about to go down
— Luis Antonio Pena (@violentbobross) November 4, 2018
— Michael Chiesa (@MikeMav22) November 4, 2018
Israel vs rockhold next
— Belal Muhammad (@bullyb170) November 4, 2018
— Damien Brown (@beatdown155) November 4, 2018
— Dan Hardy (@danhardymma) November 4, 2018
Adesanya is a tough fight for most guys in the Middleweight division. His defensive wrestling has grown leaps. Big win for him tn. Welcome to the Top 5! From experience, that is usually a HUGE jump in talent. Interesting to see what’s next for him. #UFC230
— Aljamain Sterling (@FunkMaster_UFC) November 4, 2018
What a TKO by @stylebender congrats! Huge finish and move up the rankings.
— Jimmie Rivera (@JimmieRivera135) November 4, 2018
I want #StyleBender to win this on. I just hope he stays within himself and isn’t distracted by the step up in competition.
— Yves Edwards (@thugjitsumaster) November 4, 2018
Israel is on another fucking level.
— Paul Redmond (@RedserMma) November 4, 2018
— Cortney Casey (@CastIron_Casey) November 4, 2018
Wow @stylebender looking awesome tonight!
— Ian McCall (@Unclecreepymma) November 4, 2018
— Kenny Florian (@kennyflorian) November 4, 2018
Wow!! @stylebender is so legit! Stuffed all those takedowns so easily!
— James Vick (@JamesVickMMA) November 4, 2018
FairPlay @stylebender now I have to find another walk out song 🤦🏽♂️😂 congrats 🙏🏽
— Tyson Pedro (@tyson_pedro_) November 4, 2018
Watch Adesanya gain another title outside fighting, the UFC’s official “Meme Demon.”
"On benders, only the strong survive."
Gepostet von pedestrian.tv am Donnerstag, 1. November 2018
Adesanya now has a flawless record of 15-0, winning four of them in the UFC and 13 via savage knockouts.
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