”I can go back to Nigeria to get juju” – Israel Adesanya says after suffering first UFC loss

Nigerian-born New Zealand fighter, Israel Adesanya has been exuding positive aura since suffering his first loss in the UFC to Blachowicz in their light heavyweight championship contest.

The fight went the distance and all three judges’ scored the fight in favour of the Polish Power which the Style Bender admitted that he lost to the better man.

During the post-match conference, Izzy was asked what was the next thing on his mind and where does the memory of the loss take him to.

The mixed-martial artist jokingly responded: “I gotta go to find someone in the woods who is hanging and get their rope or something, or do some crazy juju.

I’m Nigerian so you know I can go back home and get some juju as well.”

The 31-year-old whose 20-0 unbeaten record is now 21-1 and the middleweight champion revealed he will return to his division to defend his belt.

UFC 259 post-fight press conference

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