Israel Adesanya defeats Robert Whittaker again and retains his UFC Middleweight Championship!
32-year-old Nigerian-born New Zealand professional mixed martial artist, and kickboxer also known as ‘The last Stylebender’ defeated Robert Whittaker via unanimous decision to defend his middleweight title at #UFC271 👊
Adesanya and his arch-rival, Whittaker, clashed for the second time at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas on Sunday morning.
Robert Whittaker got a chance at revenge on Sunday morning but failed.
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The clash between the two best middleweights in the UFC was the main event for UFC 271 from Houston’s Toyota Center.
The fight is Adesanya’s fourth title defence after wins against Yoel Romero, Paolo Costa and Marvin Vettori.
In 2019, Adesanya emerged victorious in their first fight at the Marvel Stadium in Melbourne, Australia in 2019 to claim the middleweight title and he is confident of retaining the belt against a much improved Whittaker.