‘Sweet victory’ – Israel Adesanya defeats Pereira to reclaim UFC belt

Nigerian-born UFC fighter, Israel Adesanya has described his victory over Alex Pereira as a sweet revenge.

Adesanya had knocked out Pereira to reclaim the UFC middleweight title.

One fierce punch from the Nigerian-born had knocked out Pereira’s lights and handed the belt back to Adesanya.

Speaking after the fight, the UFC fighter said the hunter had become the hunted.

In a post fight interview, the Nigerian-born said: “This is a sweet sweet victory and you know I have a sweet tooth. The hunter is now the hunted.”

Pereira had defeated Adesanya in their previous bout.

The 33-year-old suffered a shocking fifth round technical knockout loss to Pereira inside Madison Square Garden.

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