Israel Adesanya knocks out Robert Whittaker at UFC Middleweight Championship!!
Recently, Israel Adesanya defeats Robert Whittaker in the match and getting the UFC Middleweight Championship. It’s showtime of him now!
Israel Mobolaji Adesanya (born 22 July 1989) is a Nigerian-New Zealander professional boxer. Meanwhile, Robert John Whittaker (born 20 December 1990) is a New Zealand-born Australian professional mixed martial artist fighting out of Menai, Sydney.
Under the hood, the interim champion Adesanya took on authoritative champion Robert Whittaker in the main event of UFC 243 in Melbourne, Australia.‘The Reaper’ has not struggled for 16 months, with his last victory coming in a war against Yoel Romero.
So, what did Whittaker prepare to face Adesanya at that time? Let’s explore it! At that time, Adesanya is standing on the top of glory with immense pressure. He had a chance to prove against Whittaker according to his style. Check out the cruel finish below and highlights from the game.
In the battle
Adesanya had a huge scope of power over Whittaker. ‘The Reaper’ tried to combat this by putting on an exceptional step from the start. He tried to interrupt Adesanya’s capacity to find his distance and get under to unleash his strikes. For the majority of the round, it worked.
However, Adesanya could steal the round with a harsh knockdown at the very end. The bell rang and judge Marc Goddard intervened, allowing Whittaker to survive. It could have been a crucial round for ‘The Last Stylebender if it went to a decision. He had been behind until that duration. This is amazing!
Finish the contest
Whittaker came out strong again in spite of looking nervous on the stool. He pushed a hard pace, but Adesanya’s head movement was beautiful. The City Kickboxing product went like water and settled hard counter shots. The two men were starting very heavy shots so when the ending came, it was hard.
Whittaker threw caution to the win and cut inside, landing a hard hook. It made Adesanya startled but he was able to react with two vicious hooks of his own. ‘Bobby Knuckles’ was out on his feet before he hit the ground. Adesanya knocked him out before Marc Goddard threw him aside. Now he’s the new positive UFC champion of the world.