Tuesday, May 30, 2023

Nigeria Very Corrupt Place – Israel Adesanya

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Ace Mixed Martial Artist, Israel Adesanya has mentioned that Nigeria his home country is “a very corrupt place”.

The New Zealand national who recently won his match against Pereira expressed his love for his come country while sharing his perspective on Nigeria’s corruption on Hotboxin’s podcast.

READ ALSO: Adesanya Knocks Pereira Out, Reclaims UFC Middleweight Title

Adesanyan who has always showcased his Nigerian heritage stated that he has a deep admiration for the country Nigeria despite its numerous excesses.

He highlighted that Nigerian themselves are wonderful people full of love and kindness but the leaders of the country leaders are desperate to loot public funds.

He said, “Nigeria is a very corrupt place. I love my people but it is just that the government; everyone trying to find a way to siphon money.”

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Recall that Israel Adesanya donned the Nigerian flag as he defeated long-term foe Alex Pereira via knockout at UFC 287 on April 9, 2023, to reclaim his Middleweight title.

He was paid $3.18 million for his fight against the Brazilian, making him the third current highest-paid UFC Fighter, behind Conor McGregor and Jon Jones.

It is his highest-ever payout.

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