UFC 276’s second title combat headlined the cardboard, with a middleweight championship bout between Israel Adesanya and Jared Cannonier. Adesanya got here in on the heels of 5 straight title defenses of his middleweight crown, and he notched his sixth on this night.
Adesanya was sharp, and he saved Cannonier was frozen and really hesitant from vary for essentially the most half as he couldn’t determine the space. It wasn’t essentially the most entertaining affair, however Adesanya was slick as typical and received a properly deserved resolution.
Watch highlights from the competition beneath, together with a snippet from our play-by-play:
Israel Adesanya vs. Jared Cannonier, Spherical 5
Jab from Izzy however Cannonier presses ahead with a proper. Leg kick from Adesanya. Cannonier with a physique kick however Izzy dodges the follow-ups. Aesanya kicks excessive and low. The jab is on level. Left lands delicate for Cannonier and a low kick. Counter proper from Cannonier. Izzy is hand combating. Cannonier bodys Adesanya to the cage. Two minutes to go. Adesanya isn’t doing a lot, however neither is Cannonier. Adesanya scoops a single. Adesanya hops away and will get his leg free. Jab rom Adesanya. Two rights from Cannonier. Izzy with a tough proper. Inside low kick. The gang boos them to the horn. 10-9 and 49-46 Adesanya on my card.
Israel Adesanya defeated Jared Cannonier through unanimous resolution (49-46, 49-46, 50-45)