Q&A: Israel Adesanya Peels Back His Many Layers

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By Jon Wertheim UFC’s middleweight champ breaks the stereotypes on every level View the original article to see embedded media. As fighter nicknames go, Israel Adesanya’s handle, The Last Stylebender, isn’t bad. But the “last” is unnecessary. No fighter ever has—or likely ever will—contort style quite like this guy. Born in Nigeria, fighting out of New Zealand, quoting Jane Goodall and arriving to a Manhattan office wearing a pearl necklace, French tip nails and rainbow shoes, Adesanya, 32, takes the perception of a cage fighter and applies a guillotine choke. His entrance is all the more stri…

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