The undefeated former Glory kickboxing fighter and Ufc Mw champ Israel Adesanya entered this fight with a perfect mma record of 18-0-0 (78% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he is ranked as the No.1 middleweight in the world. In his last three bouts he has won over Anderson Silva (Israel Adesanya vs Anderson Silva), Kelvin Gastelum (Kelvin Gastelum vs Israel Adesanya) and Robert Whittaker (Robert Whittaker vs Israel Adesanya).
His opponent, the former Olympian wrestler Yoel Romero Palacio, has an official record of 13-4-0 (85% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.5 in the same weight class but he won just one out of his last four fights, against Luke Rockhold in 2018 (Yoel Romero vs Luke Rockhold); after this bout he has lost to Robert Whittaker (Robert Whittaker vs Yoel Romero II) and Paulo Henrique Borrachinha Costa (4 stars-fight, Yoel Romero Palacio vs Paulo Henrique Borrachinha Costa). Adesanya vs Romero, main event of Ufc 248, is valid for the Ufc middleweight title. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 248: Adesanya vs. Romero
Where: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: middleweight (185 lbs, 84 kg)
Title: UFC Middleweight Championship
UFC 248 fight card (main fights):
Israel Adesanya vs Yoel Romero
Weili Zhang vs Joanna Jedrzejczyk
Beneil Dariush vs Drakkar Klose
Neil Magny vs Li Jingliang
Alex Oliveira vs Max Griffin
Rodolfo Vieira vs Saparbek Safarov
Adesanya’s previous fight: Robert Whittaker vs Israel Adesanya
Romero’s previous fight: Yoel Romero vs Paulo Costa
Adesanya’s next fight: Israel Adesanya vs Paulo Costa
Romero’s next fight: Phil Davis vs Yoel Romero
Adesanya vs Romero Fight Video:
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