The undefeated former Glory kickboxing fighter Israel Adesanya entered this fight with a perfect mma record of 12-0-0 (100% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he is ranked as the No.63 middleweight in the world. In his last three bouts he has beat Melvin Guillard, Stuart Dare and Rob Wilkinson.
His opponent, Marvin Vettori, has a record of 12-3-1 (83% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.52 in the same weight class. He lost to Antonio Carlos Jr in 2016, but then he defeated Vitor Miranda and drew with Omari Akhmedov in 2017. Adesanya vs Vettori is on the undercard of Dustin Poirier vs Justin Gaethje – UFC on Fox 29. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC on Fox 29: Poirier vs Gaethje
Where: Gila River Arena, Glendale, Arizona, USA
Division: middleweight (185 lbs, 84 kg)
UFC on Fox 29 fight card (main fights):
Dustin Poirier vs Justin Gaethje
Carlos Condit vs Alex Oliveira
Israel Adesanya vs Marvin Vettori
Tim Boetsch vs Antonio Carlos Jr
John Moraga vs Wilson Reis
Brad Tavares vs Krzysztof Jotko
Adesanya’s next fight: Brad Tavares vs Israel Adesanya
Adesanya vs Vettori Fight Video:
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Official post-fight interview