Nigeria’s Israel Adesanya has defeated Brazilian Paulo Costa via TKO to retain the Middleweight Championship in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC 253)
Ths Nigerian-New Zealand UFC middleweight champion emerged victorious making it his 20th career MMA victory.
There was less action in the first round when Adesanya vs Costa kicked off, as both MMA fighters traded few kicks and punches with the Brazilian professional mixed martial artist, Costa pressing Adesanya but throwing few shots.
Adesanya also known as Izzy or Stlebender, came out with more purpose in the second round, outboxing his opponent and landing deadly shots.
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