Israel Adesanya's parents celebrate as 'Stylebender' becomes UFC undisputed middleweight champion

Israel Adesanya's parents celebrate as 'Stylebender' becomes UFC undisputed middleweight champion

- Israel Adesanya became the UFC undisputed middleweight champion after beating Robert Whittaker in the second round

- The 30-year-old after the fight remains unbeaten in his career in the sport

- Stylebender's parents were on ground to celebrate the feat their son just achieved in the eyes of the world

Nigerian born Israel Adesanya knocked out Robert Whittaker in round two to become the undisputed middleweight champion at the Marvel Stadium in Melbourne, Australia.

The 30-year-old mixed martial artist stretch his unbeaten run in the UFC 243 rings to 18 bouts - 14 by knockouts and just four by referees decisions.

Despite coming into this fight as an underdog, Adesanya left with the belt just after the second round of the fight.

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However, the highlight of the fight was not when the fighter knocked out Whittaker, but when his parents dressed in all white jumped in celebration of their son's feat.

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While the father raised his two hands in excitement, Israel's mum at some point went down on her knees and probably thanking God for the success of her son in the fight.

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After his victory was announced, the entire family stepped into the rings to take a picture with their son on the UFC rings.

It would be recalled that the 'Stylebender' as he is referred to signed with the UFC in December 2017 and got his career off in the ring with a second round TKO win over Rob Wilkinson on February 11, 2018.

And since then, the 30-year-old has been thrilling his fans to exciting fans to some delicious fights - winning 14 of his 18 bouts so far on knockouts. earlier reported that Nigeria’s Israel Adesanya knocked out 185-pound challenger Robert Whittaker to become UFC undisputed world middleweight champion on Saturday night, October 5,.

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The performance on the night means Adesanya has now improved his MMA record to 18-0-0 and his UFC record is 7-0.

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