UFC 221 Results: Israel Adesanya TKO’s Rob Wilkinson (VIDEO)

UFC 221 Results: Israel Adesanya TKO’s Rob Wilkinson

A middleweight scrap between highly touted promotional newcomer Israel Adesanya and hometown favorite Rob Wilkinson took…

Round one begins and Wilkinson immediately presses the action and forced Israel up against the cage. He is working on securing a takedown but Israel is defending well. Adesanya breaks free and lands a nice low kick. Rob charges forward and dives at Israel’s hips. He pushes the UFC newcomer against the cage. He works some knees and a short punch. Wilkinson searching for a single leg takedown. Israel scrambles free. Adesanya takes the center of the octagon and fires off a pair of hard low kicks. He lands a left hand but Wilkinson is able to duck under a second punch and gets a hold of Israel’s legs. Rob forces his opponent against the cage and proceeds to land a takedown. Israel pops right back up to his feet. The fighters battle along the cage. Round one comes to an end.

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