Video: Israel Adesanya knocks out Robert Whittaker Video: Israel Adesanya knocks out Robert Whittaker
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Israel Adesanya proved worthy of becoming the undisputed middleweight champion of the UFC. ‘The Last Stylebender’ knocked out Robert Whittaker in Melbourne in the second round.

In front of a crowd of 57,000 thousand people at the Marvel Stadium, Israel silenced everyone who said he didn’t have KO power. ‘The Last Stylebender’ landed a perfect left hand to Whittaker’s chin in the second round and put an end to the fight.



At the start of the fight it was Whittaker who looked more comfortable and accurate. However it didn’t take long for Adesanya to start landing and even the round. A few seconds before the end of the first, a perfect right hand landed clean on Robert’s chin. He was knocked down, and just as Israel was going in for the kill, the buzzer saved the champion.

Whittaker looked lost during the break but came out swinging in the second. He even landed a head kick that boosted his confidence. Unfortunately for him in a following exchange Adesanya put an end to the fight with a fantastic 1-2.

Full Results UFC 243:

  • Israel Adesanya def. Robert Whittaker vía KO (punches) – Round 2, 3:33
  • Dan Hooker def. Al Iaquinta via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
  • Serghei Spivac def. Tai Tuivasa via technical submission (arm-triangle choke) – Round 2, 3:14
  • Serghei Spivac def. Tai Tuivasa via technical submission (arm-triangle choke) – Round 2, 3:14
  • Dhiego Lima def. Luke Jumeau via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
  • Yorgan De Castro def. Justin Tafa via knockout (punch) – Round 1, 2:10
  • Jake Matthews def. Rostem Akman via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Callan Potter def. Maki Pitolo via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Brad Riddell def. Jamie Mullarkey via unanimous decision (29-27, 30-26, 30-26)
  • Megan Anderson def. Zarah Fairn via submission (triangle choke) – Round 1, 3:57
  • Ji Yeon Kim def. Nadia Kassem via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 4:59
  • Khalid Taha def. Bruno Silva via submission (arm-triangle choke) – Round 3, 3:00