Israel Mobolaji Adesanya is a former kickboxer and mixed martial artist. Recently, Israel is fighting in the Middleweight division of Ultimate Fighting Championship. He has participated an overshadow in MMA, boxing, and kickboxing since 2011.
Israel sharpens his fatal stand-up skill in major kickboxing promotion in China and all around the world.
Israel Adesanya Early Life and Education
Israel Mobolaji Adesanya was born on 22 July 1989 in Lagos, Nigeria, New Zealand. He attended Chrisland School, at that time he was admitted to school’s Taekwondo club. He extinguished and showed his passion at that time. As his interest was in martial arts perhaps took root at the stage.
He engaged at The Bells, Sango Ottaon on completion of his primary school education. At that time his family also lived in Ghana about one year. After that, they migrated to Rotorua, New Zealand in 2001 and five years later they shifted Whanganui.
Israel wanted to be a dancer, but his parents didn’t support that. His parents wanted him to be a well educated and earn the degree in one of the noble profession. Inspired by the film Ong-Bak, he began his training in Muay Thai and start fighting in 2008.
He shifted to Auckland in 2008, where he emerged his professional kickboxing career under Eugene Bareman at City Kickboxing.
Israel Adesanya Career
Israel obtained 5-1 professional boxing record after three sessions in Sky Arena’s Super 8 boxing competition. After losing to Daniel Ammann in his beginning at Super 8 II, Also he didn’t lose his hope and again he returned at Super 8 IIIand went 3-0 in his way to win the heavyweight tournament after beating American veteran Brian Minto in final. Then he returned to Super 8IV again he undefeated but that time he won the cruiserweight tournament for second Super 8 title.
Israel made his professional career in 2012 by fighting in New Zealand, China, and Australia over the next five and a half years. Also, he made the record of 11-0 with all coming via TKO obstruction preceding to be signed by the UFC.
In 2017 it was announced that Israel had signed with the UFC. He made his premiere against Rob Wilkinson in February 2018 at UFC 221. He won the fight through TKO in the second round. Also, he this win earned him the Performance of the Night.
Israel Adesanya Personal Life
The proficient kickboxer is not found dating anyone till date. He has managed to keep his personal details secret from media and public. Moreover, he is concerned about building his professional career strong rather than maintaining his love life.
Israel is seen active on different social media including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Through his Instagram post, we can assume that his working hard to make his professional career strong. Currently, he is single and is still unmarried.
Israel Adesanya Net Worth
A former kickboxer Israel Mobolaji Adesanya is living a luxurious life. His net worth has not revealed yet but we can assume that he earns more than millions of dollars.
Moreover, he earns a decent amount of salary from his professional career.