Nigeria’s Israel Adesanya today defeated Yoel Romero in UFC 248 to remain the middleweight champion.
With this, he is now the fastest fighter to go 8-0 in the UFC (755 days), passing Anderson Silva (850 days)
14 of his 19 wins are by KO/TKO. With his title defense, the UFC remains with TWO champions from Nigeria: Adesanya and Kamaru Usman.
Nigerians have however taken to social media to react to his sweet win.
_Markie_ wrote: “assuming he was in Ogun state, sars go don kill am by now ! Congratulations!! ”
Sidex4 wrote: ” Romero be like….’he’s just running around….if he wants to run…he should go and meet Hussen bolt’…..the fight was tactically won by Adesanya….because Romero will destroy him if he had stood to fight him….Weldon the iron Bender “