I Have A Tattoo Of Nigeria With A Lion Inside On My Chest And That's A Heart Of A Lion - UFC Champion, Isreal Adesanya .


Nigerian born UFC fighter, Isreal Adesanya defeated Kelvin Gastelum via unanimous
decision (48-46,48-46,48-46) at UFC 236 on Saturday.


Adesanya's six UFC fights to date have seen him gather an increasing level of momentum with each win and now, just over a year removed from his UFC debut.
I Have A Tattoo Of Nigeria With A Lion Inside On My Chest And That's A Heart Of A Lion  UFC Champion, Isreal Adesanya .

In an intense battle that extended to the fifth round, when asked what was on his mind before the final round, he said: " I kept on saying in my native tongue Yoruba 'Aya bi Ekun', because I have a tattoo of Nigeria with a Lion inside on my chest and That's heart of a Lion".

With this win he becomes the interim middleweight champion and will be next in line to face undisputed champion, Robert Whittaker.


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