#UFC243: Nigerian Israel Adesanya becomes UFC Middleweight Champion, Celebrates With His Family

Nigerian born Israel Adesanya just defeated Robert Whittaker to continue the historic streak. Israel Adesanya defeated Robert Whittaker as Nigeria now boast of two undisputed world champions in UFC. Nigeria's Stylebender (18-0, 7-0 in UFC) has won the undisputed middleweight title, defeating Robert Whittaker (21-5, 11-3 in UFC) by 2nd-round TKO at #UFC243.

In just 20 months, Israel Adesanya has gone from making his UFC debut to becoming the 185lbs Champion. During this run he has defeated:

-Rob Wilkinson
-Marvin Vettori
-Brad Tavares
-Derek Brunson
-Anderson Silva
-Robert Whittaker

Israel Adesanya celebrated his victory over Whittaker of New Zealand with his family.

Congratulations Nigeria!!!

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