By: Alok Nayak Image credit: UFC
Israel Adesanya is the current UFC middleweight champion, who has six title defense in his name ahead of UFC 281.
He is still unbeaten in the UFC middleweight division and has fought once in light heavyweight. where he suffered the first loss of his MMA career
Israel Adesanya is certainly has a big physique for the middleweight division. However, he does not pack a lot of muscle mass.
Adesanya has barely struggled making weight in his UFC fights. However, there was a time when Adesanya had to rely on an unorthodox technique to cut weight.
In a recent interview, Israel Adesanya was asked about the most embarrassing things he has done to make weight for the fight.
"Back in the day when I was an amateur I really did not have any fight dietician on deck. I was not even in UFC. I busted a nut to make weight."- Adesanya said
"Let's not go to that story. At the time I was young and I was on that whole no n*t before the fight. A few grams came off. "- Adesanya continued
Israel Adesanya's response certainly made the interviewer laugh as it was an unexpected answer from the UFC champion.
Israel Adesanya will go down as one of the greatest mixed martial artists of all time. However, there are still blemishes in his UFC record that possibly tarnishes his "GOAT" status.