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Sean Strickland Upsets Israel Adesanya to Become UFC Middleweight Champion

Read about the shocking upset at UFC 293 as Sean Strickland defeats Israel Adesanya to become the middleweight champion. Learn more about the other exciting fights and the unpredictable nature of MMA.

Fighter Result
Sean Strickland Defeats Israel Adesanya
Alexander Volkov Submits Tai Tuivasa with an Ezekiel choke
Manel Kape Outpoints Felipe dos Santos

The recent UFC 293 event showcased thrilling fights and unexpected outcomes. Sean Strickland’s victory over Israel Adesanya for the middleweight championship was the highlight of the night. Alexander Volkov’s dominant performance against Tai Tuivasa and Manel Kape’s impressive win added to the excitement. MMA fans witnessed the unpredictable nature of the sport once again.

Sean Strickland Shocks the MMA World

In a stunning upset at UFC 293 in Sydney, Sean Strickland outworked Israel Adesanya over five rounds to claim the middleweight championship. The victory was unexpected, as Strickland was seen as a filler opponent for Adesanya. This fight proves once again that MMA is full of surprises.

Strickland’s journey to the top of the middleweight division was not an easy one. He faced adversity and skeptics along the way, but he proved them wrong with his impressive performance against Adesanya.

In the co-main event, Alexander Volkov showcased his dominance by defeating Tai Tuivasa. Volkov’s striking skills were on full display as he outclassed Tuivasa before securing a rare Ezekiel choke submission in the second round.

Manel Kape also had a notable victory, defeating Felipe dos Santos in a flyweight bout. Kape, originally scheduled to face Kai Kara-France, made the most of a difficult situation and climbed the rankings with his win.

These fights highlight the unpredictable nature of MMA and the constant evolution of the sport. Congratulations to Sean Strickland on his historic win and to all the fighters who put on incredible performances at UFC 293.