Israel Adesanya is a huge fan of anime and pop culture. Apart from his fashion and lavish accessories, Izzy has an alluring collection of tattoos inked on his body, Here we take a closer look at his tattoos and know the meaning behind them.
Izzy got his first tattoo at 22. He inked ‘Broken Native’ on his chest, which represents his unique upbringing and struggles to overcome the odds. ‘Broken Native’ was also the name of his dance crew
The Ying and Yang in a Kurama Seal tattoo on Izzy’s belly reveal his obsession with the anime character. Kurama seal is inspired by Naruto while Ying and Yang represent the moon and the ocean spirit from The Last Airbender series.
Izzy inked the face of his beloved dog (Millionaire) on the neck as a token of love and respect for his loyal friend.
Izzy inked a werewolf on his right shoulder. He believes it allows him to be the animal that he loves the most and human at the same time.
Izzy has a huge Deadpool tattoo on his body. He claimed he copied it from a comic book. Adesanya shares the same similarities as Deadpool: he is cool and charismatic and fights in style.
It is quite clear that Adesanya is a huge anime fan. On his right forearm, he has inked the main character from the animated series Avatar: The Last Airbender.
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Adesanya has inked Calvin and Hobbes, sitting inside a box wearing goggles. A famous tattoo artist called Stained Skin inked this one on his right bicep.
Izzy inked a Japanese dragon on his back, but he wanted to be African and hence he made it look like a crocodile. The tattoo is still incomplete, but Izzy claims it will be the best tattoo on his body.