By: Alok Nayak

UFC Star Israel Adesanya Arrested For Carrying a Brass Knuckle

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Israel Adesanya recently got arrested at JFK airport when he was leaving for his home, New Zealand after UFC 281.

As per reports, Adesanya was detained at the airport after the UFC star was found with a brass knuckle.

Later, Adesanya's team issued a statement on the incident and said that Israel Adesanya cooperated with the officials and as released soon.

As per Israel Adesanya's manager Tim Simpson, Adesanya was handed the brass knuckle by a fan which he put in his luggage.

Israel Adesanya disposed the item after the airport authorities' instructions and the matter was disposed in short time.

Israel Adesanya suffered a crushing defeat to Alex Pereira and lost his UFC middleweight title at UFC 281.

And the airport incident is certainly a small hiccup while Israel Adesanya was returning to New Zealand.

However, Israel Adesanya has handled his loss like a champion and received praises from the fans.

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