5 things you didn't know about ufc's middleweight champion israel adesanya 

israel adesanya is the current middleweight champion. ahead of his title fight this weekend, we share a few things you might not have known about 'the last style bender'

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Adesanya owns an orange McLaren 720s nicknamed 'Kurama' the nine-tailed beast from the popular manga series 'Naruto'

Kurama 

If Adesanya were to win the light heavyweight belt this weekend, he will become the first undefeated fighter to hold two belts in the UFC.

History books await Adesanya this weekend

Adesanya's moniker is taken from one of his favorite TV shows 'The Avatar' where the main character is considered 'The Last Airbender'

The Last Style  Bender 

Adesanya holds the record for the highest live audience. 57,127 fans attended his fight against Whittaker at UFC 243 at the Marvel Stadium.

Attendance  Record 

In a bid to support himself during the early years of his fight career, Adesanya used to work at a Leather Tannery.

Odd Jobs 

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