Top 15 of 2019: No. 6 - Israel Adesanya Wins UFC Title

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Top 15 of 2019: No. 6 - Israel Adesanya Wins UFC Title

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Radio Sport,
Publish Date
Fri, 13 Dec 2019, 10:32AM

Radio Sport's Top 15 Sporting Moments returns for 2019 as Jason Pine counts down the biggest sports stories of the year.

For moment Number 6, Jason looks at Nigerian-born Kiwi UFC/MMA fighter Israel Adesanya and his victory over Robert Whitaker to claim the UFC middleweight crown, becoming the first New Zealander to do so.

His win sent a shock wave through NZ sport, where casual fans suddenly took notice and Adesanya's name rose to the top of sporting stardom.

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