With two undefeated streaks on the line, The Last Stylebender comprehensively got the win for himself via a second-round TKO finish.
The Champion improves his record to a perfect 20-0, while Paulo Costa will need to regroup from his 13-win streak being ended. The leg damage accumulated till the second round where Izzy continue the punishment. Costa tried to come back into the fight, but Adesanya’s speed and power were simply too much.
Adesanya used his height and reach advantage to perfection, maintaining range and softening Costa up with a devastating array of leg kicks, before beginning the fight-ending sequence with a stinging head kick, a left hand, then swooping with shots from above to force the referee to stop the fight.
Israel called out Jared Cannonier after his win over Costa. The fight is contingent on him getting past former champion Robert Whittaker, but the Champion has proven in the past, that he takes the fights he asks for.
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