Israel Adesanya remains undefeated after knocking out Costa

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27.09.2020



Nigerian-born UFC middleweight champion 'Israel Adesanya' successfully retained his title after a second-round knockout of Brazilian Paulo Costa. 

The Last Style Bender dominated the first round, delivering several leg kicks that damaged the Brazilian's left leg. Adesanya then finished off his opponent in the second round after catching Costa with a leg kick in the face and floored him with several punches.  

The referee for the night had to stop the fight after Costa was down on covering his face, three minutes and 15 seconds into the second round. The Last Style Bender maintained his 100 per cent record in the octagon after what was his20th career MMA victory.

Two Nigerian fighters Israel Adesanya and Kamaru Usman now dominate the UFC middleweight and welterweight divisions respectively. 


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27.09.2020