WATCH: World’s highest-paid athlete Cristiano Ronaldo meets Israel Adesanya and surprisingly asks about Alexander Volkanovski’s health

Cristiano Ronaldo knows about the MMA world more than most. He interacted with Israel Adesanya in Saudi Arabia.


WATCH: World’s highest-paid athlete Cristiano Ronaldo meets Israel Adesanya and surprisingly asks about Alexander Volkanovski’s health

Cristiano Ronaldo asked Israel Adesanya about Alexander Volkanovski's health (via Instagram)

Tyson Fury vs. Francis Ngannou boxing bout event in Saudi Arabia has attracted celebrity attention. UFC megastar Conor McGregor will attend the event. Former middleweight champion Israel Adesanya came to Saudi Arabia at the last moment to support Ngannou. Israel Adesanya linked up with Football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo before the event. The most surprising aspect of the interaction was that Ronaldo asked about Alexander Volkanovski’s health to Adesanya.

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Ronaldo enquiring about Volk was something no one expected from him. After hearing Ronaldo’s question, Adesanya replied Volk was doing well. This interaction became a topic of discussion on the internet.

Ronaldo is a huge MMA fan. He has a close friendship with the likes of Conor McGregor, Khabib Nurmagomedov, and Francis Ngannou. The Portuguese star asking about Volk revealed his deep knowledge of the sport. Recently, Alexander Volkanvoski lost the lightweight title match against Islam Makhachev at UFC 294. He also suffered the first knockout loss in his UFC career.

Both Ronaldo and Adesanya will attend the boxing bout between Tyson Fury and Francis Ngannou. The Saudi officials have done everything in their power to make it a grand event. They also reached out to Conor McGregor to visit their country and attend the event. It has all the makings of a grand event.

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MMA community reacts to Cristiano Ronaldo’s conversation with Israel Adesanya

Fans were thrilled to see Ronaldo interacting with Israel Adesanya. They went on the internet to react to the iconic meeting. However, Ronaldo asking about Volkanovski’s health garnered a positive reaction from the fans. Check out how the fans reacted on X:

Cristiano Ronaldo met Israel Adesanya in Saudi Arabia
Cristiano Ronaldo met Israel Adesanya in Saudi Arabia (via Imago/BBC.com)

Fans loved that Ronaldo asked about Alexander Volkanovski. They also liked the interaction between Adesanya and Ronaldo. Fans hope to see Ronaldo make an appearance for the important UFC 300 card.

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