ISRAEL ADESANYA puts his middleweight title on the line against Yoel Romero at UFC 248 in Las Vegas right NOW.
The 30-year-old 'Last Stylebender' headlines the STACKED card which also features Joanna Jedrzejczyk challenging Zhang Weili for the Women's Strawweight title.
- *Main event on NOW
- Xhang beat Jedrzejczyk by split decision in thriller
- Main card started from 3am UK time/ 7pm in Vegas
- TV/ live stream: BT Sport 2 (UK), ESPN + (US)
Follow ALL of the latest updates from Vegas below…
ZHANG AND JOANNA TAKEN TO HOSPITAL
After their brutal war as chief support Zhang Weili and Joanna Jedrzejczyk have been taken to hospital.
ADESANYA VS ROMERO
Boos ring out from the crowd after the fight.
That was not the fight they expected.
ADESANYA VS ROMERO – DECISION
Adesanya WINS by a unanimous decision.
He takes it on all of the judges scorecards to retain his middleweight title.
ADESANYA VS ROMERO – ROUND FIVE
Those leg kicks paying off again for Adesanya.
Romero goes for his big left but can't connect.
The buzzer sounds and the pair still square up to each other.
We go to the judges scorecards, but Adesanya looks to have just done enough to retain…
ADESANYA VS ROMERO – ROUND FOUR
Adesanya catches Romero in the eye and Romero is given time to recover from the referee.
Romero takes down Adesanya but the champ works his way out of trouble.
Huge, huge kicks to the legs from Adesanya in that round to nick it. Romero is feeling this now.
We go into the FINAL ROUND!
Source: Read Full Article