Nollywood actress and producer, Genevieve Nnaji lauded Israel Adesanya for winning the UFC middleweight interim belt.
The Lionheart producer took to her Instagram page to celebrate the Nigerian on his victory as he defeated his American opponent Kelvin Gastelum twice in the main event of the UFC 236 and claimed the UFC interim middleweight title on Sunday morning.
According to her, “the people of Nigeria will always be the nation’s treasure.”
Also, Popular Nigerian music artiste, Davido also congratulated Adesanya and thank him for making the nation proud.
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Concise News reported that the Nigerian was announced the winner via unanimous decision in an epic five-round fight that would go down as a classic.
Adesanya (17-0) repeatedly dropped a bloody Gastelum late in a savage Round 5 en route to a unanimous decision (48-46, 48-46, 48-46) following a see-saw battle that left the State Farm Arena crowd in hysterics on its feet.