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UFC: Adesanya faces potential jail term after pleading guilty for drink-driving offence

UFC: Adesanya faces potential jail term after pleading guilty for drink-driving offence

Former UFC middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya, faces a potential three-month jail term after pleading guilty to drunk driving in a New Zealand court. According to ESPN, Adesanya was driving back home after a dinner with friends in Auckland on August 19 and underwent a Random Breath Test which revealed he had had 87 milligrams of alcohol per 100 millilitres of blood in his body which is...

UFC 287: Adesanya feels challenged for Pereira’s rematch

UFC 293: Music star Drake places $500k bet on Adesanya to beat Strickland

Canadian rapper Drake is backing Nigeria-born UFC champion Israel Adesanya to retain his middleweight title when he challenges Sean Strickland in tonight's UFC 293. Drake placed a bet worth $500,000 on Adesanya to come out victorious which a potential winning of $920,000. Drake has not hidden his admiration for Adesanya's fighting skills and it won't be first time the music star is banking on the MMA...

UFC 287: Adesanya reclaims title with knockout win

UFC 293: Adesanya to defend middleweight title in Sydney

Nigeria-born Mixed Martial Artiste Israel Adesanya will defend his UFC middleweight title against Sean Strickland at UFC 293. The fight is Strickland's first UFC title fight and it will come up in the Australian city of Sydney on September 10. The Last Stylebender was initially scheduled to face South Africa's Dircus du Plessis but the opponent is yet to recover from an injury. Adesanya stamped his...

Cameroon’s Ngannou joins Professional Fighters League, PFL

Cameroon’s Ngannou joins Professional Fighters League, PFL

Cameroon's MMA star Francis Ngannou has joined America's mixed martial league company - Professional Fighters League (PFL) after quitting the Ultimate Fighting Championship in January. The former UFC heavyweight champion joined PFL to gain a minority equity and also become the inaugural chairman of PFL Africa even as he chases his fighting career with a PFL pay-per-view Super Fight scheduled for 2024. The new deal is...

EFC 103: All you need to know about 11 fight cards and how to watch in Nigeria

EFC 103: All you need to know about 11 fight cards and how to watch in Nigeria

The Extreme Fighting Championship returns with EFC 103 event this Thursday, May 11 which features 11 fight cards. Headlining the EFC 103 event is the Interim Middleweight Championship title fight between JP Kruger and Conrad Seabi while the co-main event is between Roedie Roets and August Kayambala. South Africa's Nicole van Wyk will also battle Kenya's hard-hitting Felista Mugo in the women's strawweight division. Both Terence...