Watch How Alex Pereira knocks out Israel Adesanya to Become Champion
Nigerian-born, UFC fighter, Israel Adesanya’s unbeaten run within the UFC lastly got here to an finish within the fingers of Brazil’s Alex Pereira.
Adesanya was tipped by viewers watching the combat to be the winner of the competition following his efficiency within the first 4 rounds. Nonetheless, issues went south for the Nigerian within the fifth spherical as he obtained a number of punches from Pereira within the fifth spherical which led to the referee calling off the combat.
Pereira shocked the gang at Madison Sq. Backyard, leaving it late with victory coming with two minutes to go within the ultimate spherical. Nonetheless, Adedsnya was not pleased with the way in which the referee stopped the sport as a result of he felt that he had extra to present inside him within the combat.
Adesanya had held this belt since 2019, that is his fourth combat in UFC and his eighth combat in combined martial arts.