When Is Israel Adesanya’s Next Fight?

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Israel Adesanya prepares to fight Jared Cannonier in a middleweight title bout during the UFC 276 mixed martial arts event.
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Anatoly Pimentel @AnatolyPimentel Nov 09, 2022, 7:32 PM
  • Israel Adesanya is the reigning UFC Middleweight Champion.
  • Alex Pereira is his upcoming opponent.

Israel Adesanya is the reigning undisputed middleweight champion of the UFC and has been undefeated in his 185-pound campaign thus far. He made his MMA debut in 2012 after a stellar kickboxing career. The “Last Stylebender” holds five title defenses in his impressive stint in the leading MMA promotion around the world.

These accomplishments are the main reason Adesanya is a perennial contender in online sports betting through UFC odds. But when will the Nigerian-New Zealander athlete be fighting again inside the Octagon?

When Is Israel Adesanya’s Next Fight?

Israel Adesanya’s next fight will happen on November 12, 2022, against the No.4-ranked  Alex Pereira for the main event of UFC 281, which will take place  inside Madison Square Garden in New York.

Israel Adesanya MMA Record and Statistics

  • MMA record: 23 wins and 1 loss
  • Wins by TKO/KO: 15
  • Wins by decision: 8
  • Striking accuracy: 50%
  • Significant strikes landed per minute: 3.93
  • Significant strikes absorbed: 2.67
  • Takedown average per 15 minutes: 0
  • Submission average per 15 minutes: 0.19
  • Significant strikes defense: 60%
  • Takedown defense: 79%
  • Knockdown average: 0.76
  • Average fight time: 18:09

Israel Adesanya Notable Wins

Israel Adesanya has wins over the likes of Anderson Silva, Robert Whittaker, Derek Brunson, Paulo Costa, Yoel Romero and Jared Cannonier.

Israel Adesanya UFC Earnings

Israel Adesanya’s UFC earnings are estimated at $4.5 million, along with his performance bonuses. This figure doesn’t include his earnings through sponsorships and other brand endorsements.

Israel Adesanya Team and Corner

Israel Adesanya trains under the City Kickboxing in Auckland, New Zealand, where other top UFC names like UFC Featherweight Champion Alexander Volkanovski, Kai Kara-France, Dan Hooker and Brad Riddell prepare.

Aside from his teammates, Adesanya’s corner during fights also includes City Kickboxing coaches Eugene Bareman, Doug Viney, Chanel Niumata, Tristam Apikitoa and Mike Angove.

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Anatoly Pimentel

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Anatoly Pimentel is an NBA and MMA writer previously featured in ASEAN Sports, Asian Persuasion MMA, and Overtime Heroics MMA. He graduated from Adamson University with B.A in Communication and is currently a Web Content Writer for BetMGM.

Anatoly Pimentel is an NBA and MMA writer previously featured in ASEAN Sports, Asian Persuasion MMA, and Overtime Heroics MMA. He graduated from Adamson University with B.A in Communication and is currently a Web Content Writer for BetMGM.