Israel Adesanya, a Nigerian Diaspora has retained his Unified Fighting Championship (UFC) title, beating an American Jared Cannonier at the T-mobile Arena, Las Vegas, USA.
The Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, (NIDCOM), Hon. Dr. Abike Dabiri-Erewa in a statement by Mr. Gabriel Odu of Media, Public Relations and Protocol Unit of the Commission, Congratulated Israel Adesanya for the giant strides by defeating his opponent Jared Cannonier to retain the title and extend his winning streak to 12-0.
The NiDCOM Boss hailed Adesanya’s performance and applaud him for showing the true Nigerian Spirit of “Not Giving Up” of Nigerians both at home and in the Diaspora.
She urged him to sustain the momentum and win more laurels for Nigeria in Kickboxing.