'The Last Stylebender' has made a name for himself out of his flamboyant flight style inside the Octagon. Ahead of his fight at UFC 281 lets take a look at his top finishes.
5. Israel Adesanya vs Stuart Dare
Israel Adesanya won the the vacant Hex Fight Series Middleweight Championship at Hex Fighting Series 12 with a kick to his opponents head to knock him out cold.
4. Israel Adesanya vs Rob Wilkinson
Israel Adesanya made his UFC debut with a bang at UFC 221 when he managed to knockout his opponent with a knee in the second round of the bout. This earned him a Performance of the night.
3. Israel Adesanya vs Derek Brunson
'The last Stylebender' earned his third performance of the night in UFC when he knocked out Derek Brunson in the first round at UFC 230.
2. Israel Adesanya vs Paulo Costa
Probably one of his best finishes came when he defended his title against Paulo Costa at UFC 253. The Last Stylebender dismantled Costa before eventually knocking him out in the 2nd round of their contest.
The kiwi dethroned then-middleweight champion, Robert Whittaker with as much style points as possible. The fight took place in Australia, and Whittaker went in as a hometown hero, Adesanya dominated the octagon, and knocked Whittaker out cold to become the undisputed champ.
1. Israel Adesanya vs Robert Whittaker