By: Nikhil Chauhan

5 Shocking Stats on Israel Adesanya That Are Disappointing

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Israel Adesanya is widely regarded as one of the greatest mixed martial artists of all time and rightfully so.

Adesanya has been incredibly dominant as the UFC's Middleweight Champion, having almost cleared the entire division.

However, there are still a few blemishes on his name that don't go unnoticed every time he steps inside the Octagon. Let's take a look.

As a mixed martial artist, Israel Adesanya has never tried to mix up his game, and has zero takedowns in his entire career after attempting three.

Adesanya's avergae fight time in his 15 UFC fights stands at 18:09 seconds, which is more than a three-round fight. (Before UFC 281)

Israel Adesanya has zero submission wins to his name. He is a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

While above Islam Makhachev and Kamaru Usman in the P4P rankings, Adesanya has absorbed more significant strikes per minute.

Israel Adesanya has one of the lowest finishing rates among active UFC Champion. He is just above Leon Edwards and Carla Esparza.

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