UFC: Dabiri-Erewa congratulates Adesanya

The Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, (NIDCOM), Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa in a statement by Mr Gabriel Odu of Media, Public
Relations and Protocol Unit of the Commission,has congratulated,,winner of the Unified Fighting Championship(UFC), Middleweight Category,Nigerian Diaspora,Israel Adesanya for the giant strides by defeating his arch-opponent Robert Whittaker for the second time to retain title.
The NIDCOM Boss described Adesanya’s performance as a true reflection of
the resilience, passion, dedication and commitment of Nigerians both at
home and in Diaspora.

She urged him to sustain the momentum and win more laurels for Nigeria.

Israel Adesanya has retained his title beating Robert Whittaker in a unanimous decision 48-47, 48-47, 49-46 at the Toyota Sports Centre, Houston-Texas, USA.
It could be recalled that Israel Adesanya took on Robert Whittaker in
2019 in Melbourne, Australia through a knock-out.

Saturday’s fight is Adesanya’s Fourth Title Defence after  defeats
against Yoel Romero, Paolo Costa and Marvin Vettori, respectively.

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