Israel Adesanya: UFC middleweight champion watched Manchester United vs Watford game and had a great time at a nightclub where he experienced foreigners sing Afrobeat

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The reigning UFC middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya watched Manchester United vs Watford Premier League game at Old Trafford on Saturday, February 26, 2022.

Israel Adesanya who is enjoying his dominance in UFC, took to his Instagram page to share visuals of his time in Manchester during and after the Premier League game that ended in a 0-0 draw.

In one of the visuals, Adesanya could be seen chilling backstage with a couple of friends who are of mixed race. In the video, Nigerian-born New Zealand mixed martial artist could be heard trying to communicate in the Yoruba language with a white waitress.

In the second slide, Israel Adesanya could be seen chilling on the stands at Old Trafford while watching the Premier League game between Manchester United and Watford. He showed the moment the players of the two teams took a knee in solidarity with the fight against discrimination.

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In the caption of the Instagram post, Adesanya described his time at Old Trafford as one of the things on his bucket list which he successfully ticked on Saturday, February 26.

He went on to note how he was wowed that there were several foreigners in Manchester that enjoy afrobeat music.

Note that Afrobeat is a genre of music that was made famous by Nigerian late music legend Fela. In recent years, the genre of music has been widely accepted across the world.

Israel Adesanya wrote: “What a life!! Ticking things off YOUR bucket list.
Last night I had a moment of “dafuq” when #Afrobeat music got all deez oyinbo people singing Yoruba to me in the club 😂. But maaaan this just takes the cake!!! I love it here, so many black faces, so many Nigerians, and the love from the people have been real! I appreciate these moments in life”.

Who is Israel Adesanya?

Israel Adesanya: UFC middleweight champion watched Manchester United vs Watford game and had a great time at a nightclub where he experienced  foreigners sing Afrobeat

Israel Adesanya does not have any affiliation with the game of football but his visit to Old Trafford on Saturday confirmed that he loves football, especially Manchester United.

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Adesanya was born in Lagos, Nigeria on July 22, 1989. He is currently based in Auckland, New Zealand where he has been with his parents since he was 10-year-old.

Adesanya started his fighting career as a boxer before he switched to kick-boxing winning a couple of championships.

Israel Adesanya ventured into UFC in 2018. His first UFC game was against Rob Wilkinson who he beat with ease. He went on to beat Derek Brunson, Marvin Vettori, Brad Tavares, and Anderson Silva.

What is the net worth of Israel Adesanya and is he married?

Reports claimed that Israel Adesanya earns nothing less than $540,000 per match. His highest take was $590,000 after the UFC match against Paulo Costa.

Sports Daily claimed that Adesanya has earned a whopping $3,910,500 from all his UFC matches so far. He is also making a lot of money from endorsement deals.

He currently has endorsement deals with ENGAGE, Peak Milk, and Reebok. Adesanya’s net worth is said to be $10 million.

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The 32-year-old middleweight champion whose nickname is The Last Stylebender is currently not in any known romantic relationship as at the time of publishing this report.

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