Israel Adesanya Net Worth & Salary (2022) Is he Married? Explore his Bio!
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|Full Name:||Israel Adesanya|
|Birth Date:||July 22, 1989|
|Profession:||Mixed martial artist|
|Birth Place||Lagos, Nigeria|
|Education||Chrisland School, Bells Secondary School|
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Israel Adesanya is a Nigerian-New Zealander mixed martial artist who is also a former kickboxer. Currently, he is competing in the Middleweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Moreover, he is one of the rising names in the middleweight division of the UFC.
When was Israel Adesanya Birthed?
Israel Adesanya was born Israel Mobolaji Adesanya on 22nd July 1989, in Lagos, Nigeria. As of 2019, he is 30 years old and his birth sign is Cancer. However, he holds a Nigerian nationality but his ethnicity is still under review. At the age of 12, he moved from Nigeria to Whanganui, New Zealand.
Talking about his educational history, he attended Chrisland School, Opebi, Ikeja, Lagos, and then Bells Secondary School, Ota.
Is Israel Adesanya still Single/Married or dating someone?
Israel Adesanya despite being in the spotlight for being one of the entertainers of UFC kept a low-key profile when it comes to his personal life.
How Much is Israel Adesanya Net Worth?
Israel Adesanya has quickly found success in the UFC scene and has been making quite an earning as a professional UFC fighter. As of 2019, Israel has an estimated net worth of around $500,000.
He has so far made the UFC career earnings of about $600,000. Moreover, he earned the career-high match earning of $172,000 at UFC 230 that included $59,000 to show, a $59,000 win bonus, a $50,000 performance of the Night bonus, $4,000 fight week incentive pay.
Furthermore, he got the award of $112,000 including $56,000 to show and a $56,000 win bonus at TUF 27.
How tall is Israel Adesanya?
Talking about his body physique, Israel stands at a height of 6 feet 4 inches and weighs around 84 kg. Moreover, he has developed ripped muscles as well as maintained his body weight. Israel has a reach of 80 inches and a leg reach of 44 inches. Furthermore, he has got black hair color with a pair of black eyes.
Professional Career of Israel Adesanya as a UFC Fighter
- Israel Adesanya turned professional in the year 2012.
- At the beginning of his career, Israel fought in New Zealand, Australia, and China over the course of five-and-a-half years. Moreover, he has a record of 11-0 with all wins with TKO prior to being signed by the UFC.
- Also, he had a professional record of 32-0 prior to moving and fighting in China. Later, the UFC announced to have signed Israel Adesanya in December of 2017. His debut match was held on 11th February 2018, at UFC 221 where he faced Rob Wilkinson. The match went till the second round where Adesanya won the fight with a TKO (Technical Knockout).
- That win earned him the Performance of the Night bonus.
- His second match was against Marvin Vettori at UFC held on 14th April 2018.
- Again, he won the fight with a split decision. Israel won another performance of the Night award on 6th July 2018, during the Ultimate Fighter 27 Finale where he faced Brad Tavares.
- He won that fight via unanimous decision. In his short time at the UFC, Israel has quickly climbed the Middleweight rankings.
- After that, he has pitted against Derek Brunson at UFC 230 held on November 3, 2018. There also defeated Brunson via KO in the first round.
- Currently, he is competing in the Middleweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.