Gov. Amosun hosts UFC champion Israel Adesanya
Governor Ibikunle Amosun hosted Ultimate Fighting Championship [UFC] interim middleweight champion, Isreal Adesanya at his Oke-Mosan office.
Adesanya was born in Odogbolu Local Government Area in Ogun State, on July 22, 1989.
Earlier this week, he returned to Nigeria for the first time in 16 years since he departed for New Zealand at the age of 13.
The original words is on my Instagram but Twitter won’t handle my verbal swag. So yeah…This is me going back in time. pic.twitter.com/Wgs35vpEte
— Israel Adesanya (@stylebender) May 17, 2019
Last month, the 29-year-old defeated America’s Kelvin Gastelum by a unanimous decision at UFC 236 in Atlanta to win the interim middleweight belt.
During his visit to his home state, Adesanya shared his belt with the Governor as they both shared pleasantries.
Senator Ibikunle Amosun, on Thursday, at his Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta office, with the Ogun State born winner of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), Israel Adesanya, better-known as The Last Stylebender. The martial art king won the middleweight belt, in a spectacular fight. pic.twitter.com/v1STVGI7cV
— Sen. Ibikunle Amosun (@Govsia) May 16, 2019