Israel Adesanya

Israel Adesanya 2021: Record, Net Worth, Salary, and Endorsements

They call him "The Last Stylebender" and he has rightfully earned that nickname. With a magnificent in-ring persona, Adesanya is the current UFC middleweight champion and is one of the fastest rising superstars in the fight business.

He is currently ranked at #3 in the UFC men's pound-for-pound rankings.

ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - SEPTEMBER 27: Israel Adesanya of Nigerian is interviewed after defeating Paulo Costa of Brazil in their middleweight championship bout during UFC 253 inside Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island on September 27, 2020 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC)

Israel Adesanya: UFC Career


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Having competed as a boxer and a kickboxer, Adesanya started his UFC career in 2018, where he was up against Rob Wilkinson at UFC 221. He defeated his opponent via technical knockout and won the Performance of the Night award.

He registered wins against the likes of Derek Brunson, Marvin Vettori, Brad Tavares, and Anderson Silva. Adesanya became the UFC interim middleweight champion after beating Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 236.

He then defeated Robert Whittaker to become the undisputed middleweight champion at UFC 243. Since then, Adesanya has defended his title two times against Yoel Romero at UFC 248 and Paulo Costa at UFC 253.

He will move to light heavyweight to challenge Jan Blachowicz for the belt at UFC 259.

Israel Adesanya: Achievements

His achievements are not limited to the UFC octagon. Adesanya was the Cruiserweight and Heavyweight champion of the King of the Ring. He was also the winner of the Glory Middleweight Contender.

Adesanya has won the Performance of the Night bonus five times and Fight of the Night bonus two times. He holds an amazing undefeated record of 20-0-0 in his  MMA career.

Israel Adesanya: Fighting Style

Adesanya is one of the best counter strikers in the UFC. His fluid striking makes it difficult for his opponent to tag him clean. His wrestling and BJJ skills are yet to be tested inside the cage.

PERTH, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 11: Israel Adesanya of Nigeria celebrates his victory over Rob Wilkinson of Australia in their middleweight bout during the UFC 221 event at Perth Arena on February 11, 2018 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Israel Adesanya: Net Worth and Salary 2021

Adesanya earned over $540,000 in his fight with Yoel Romero. He also grabbed a whopping amount of $690,000 in his fight with Paulo Costa. His total career earnings are $2,928,500 according to The Sports Daily.

Israel Adesanya: Endorsements 2021


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Adesanya has a tie-up with ENGAGE for merchandise. He also got endorsements for Peak Milk after he became the UFC interim Champion.

How to Contact Israel Adesanya?

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NicknameThe Last Stylebender
CountryNew Zealand
GymCity Kick Boxing
Height6ft 4in
Weight/ Division184 lbs (Middleweight) 
Reach80 inches
Record 20-0-0,0NC
Active Win Streak20
Estimated Net WorthNA
EndorsementsENGAGE, Peak Milk, Reebok
TitleUFC middleweight championship
ManagerParadigm sport management