Mysterious Woman From Israel Adesanya’s Instagram Has Fans Buzzing

Published 09/24/2020, 11:11 AM EDT


The MMA world has been buzzing with a recent string of posts made by UFC Middleweight champion Israel Adesanya. Chiefly, fans have been pining to know more about a mysterious woman who popped up Adesanya’s story ahead of UFC 253. There is rampant speculation amongst fight fans that posit the narrative that Israel is fresh into a new relationship.

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‘Izzy’ lives an exceptionally private life, despite being a superstar in the UFC. Not much is known about his personal life, and it seems as though he likes to keep it that way. Moreover, Israel Adesanya enjoys leaning into any speculation that fans may have, and he is in tune with the buzz in the MMA world.

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Israel Adesanya: Larger than life

The Nigerian-born and New Zealand-made fighter responded to certain comments made by fans about his appearance. Adesanya is famous for experimenting with his appearance, and his most recent look included a coif of neon-pink hair. A certain portion of the MMA community trolled Israel for flaunting a new avatar that was out of left field.

The undisputed Middleweight king’s recent post with the mystery woman has seemingly quelled any doubts that fans may have. Israel Adesanya is comfortable in his own skin and never shies away from trolls and detractors.

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Apart from his life outside the cage, ‘The Last Stylebender’ has a tall task ahead of him on September 26, 2020. He will stand in the octagon across the heavy-handed striker Paulo Costa in the headlining feature at UFC 253. The Brazilian fighter is a dangerous opponent for any Middleweight as he possesses significant KO power.

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Although Israel Adesanya will have to be wary of the forward pressure that Costa brings to the table. In turn, Israel Adesanya is a slick counter striker who is lethal off his back foot.

Chiefly, fight fans are champing at the bit to finally see both the undefeated fighters settle their score. The MMA world has been calling for the fight since March, and after a long wait, Yas Fight Island will be the background for the showdown.

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Darryl Pinto

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Darryl Pinto is a senior MMA writer at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing his graduate degree in Mass Media (with a specialization in Journalism) out of Xavier’s College and has a year's experience in his current role. Darryl specializes in predictions, reporting, and covering UFC events live.

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