Israel Mobolaji Adesanya (born 22 July 1989) is a Nigerian-New Zealand professional mixed martial artist based in New Zealand. He is a kickboxer, and boxer. As a mixed martial artist, he is currently signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), where he is the UFC Middleweight Champion. In kickboxing, he is the former Glory middleweight contender winner and King in the Ring two-time cruiserweight and heavyweight champion, which is the most titles in King in the Ring history. As of 27 January 2020, he is #6 in the UFC men's pound-for-pound rankings.