Israel Adesanya vs Yoel Romero

Middleweight Title Bout

UFC 248, Adesanya vs Romero - Las Vegas, USA

Saturday March 7th, 2020

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Israel 'The Last Style Bender' AdesanyaYoel 'Soldier of God' Romero
30Age42
6ft 4"
193cm
Height6ft
183cm
80"
203cm
Reach73.5"
187cm
44.5"
113cm
Leg Reach42"
107cm
OrthodoxStanceSouthpaw
Nigeria/New ZealandNationalityCuba
ChampRanking#3
City KickboxingGymAmerican Top Team
Alexander Volkanovski
Dan Hooker
Kai Kara-France
Notable Gym MembersAmanda Nunes
Dustin Poirier
Jorge Masvidal
5 Months, 1 DayTime Since Last Fight6 Months, 19 Days
Mar 24th 2012First FightDec 20th 2009
18 WinsCurrent Streak2 Loses
Weighed in at:
Open (9:00-11:00am)
18-0-0Record
(W-L-D)
13-4-0
18-0-0Record at This Weight
9-3-0
4-0-0Record in This Country 8-4-0
4-0-0Record Against Opponents Stance
9-4-0
7-0-0UFC Record9-3-0
Robert Whittaker - Win by KO, 2019
Derek Brunson - Win by TKO, 2018
Brad Tavares - Win by Dec, 2018
Common OpponentsRobert Whittaker - Loss by Dec, 2018 & 2017
Derek Brunson - Win by TKO, 2014
Brad Tavares - Win by Dec, 2014
Wins
14 (78%)KO/TKO11 (85%)
0Sub0
4 (22%)Dec2 (15%)
Losses
0KO/TKO1 (25%)
0Sub0
0Dec3 (75%)
Significant Strikes
4.46Landed per Minute3.71
50%Accuracy49%
2.60Absorbed per Minute3.21
66%Defense60%
+1.86Strike Differential+0.50
Grappling
0Takedown Average/15 mins1.79
0Takedown Accuracy31%
85%Takedowns Defended78%
0.4Average Submissions Attempted/15 mins0
9:10Average Fight Time (Total)11:27
14:34Average Fight Time (UFC)13:52
2 Hours, 45 Minutes, 1 SecondTotal Fight Time3 Hours, 14 Minutes, 37 Seconds
BJJ - Blue belt
Kickboxing - 32-0 as a Pro
Other DisciplinesWrestling - Olympic Freestyle (silver medal)
UFC Middleweight Champion (2019-)
Hex Fighting Series Middleweight Champion (2017)
Australia Fighting Championship Middleweight Champion (2017)
Successes