Nigeria’s president-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, and Mr. Peter Obi have both congratulated Israel Adesanya on his epic win at the Ultimate Fighting Championship 287. Adesanya reclaimed his UFC middleweight belt title by defeating Alex Pereira in a thrilling match on Sunday, April 9th.
Taking to Twitter, Tinubu praised Adesanya for his determination and resilience, especially after his previous attempts to win the coveted title. Peter Obi also lauded the fighter’s impressive performance, which showcased his incredible skills and fighting spirit.
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“Congratulations to Israel Adesanya #stylebender on reclaiming the UFC Middleweight Title. He never stopped believing in himself and we did not stop believing in him. #NaijaProud,” he wrote.
The Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi also took to the micro-blogging platform to send his wishes to Adesanya.
“By decisively knocking out his opponent and regaining his UFC Middleweight Title last night, Israel Adesanya @stylebender proved that persistence is the path to reclamation. Congratulations valiant Champion!… – PO,” he noted.
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