Who Won Israel Adesanya vs Robert Whittaker 2?

Israel Adesanya and Robert Whittaker shared the UFC Octagon for the second time at UFC 271 in Houston.

In the five rounds of action, it was Israel Adesanya who triumphed over Whittaker once again to regain his middleweight gold.

Once again, Adesanya got the better of Whittaker as he picked up a unanimous decision win over the former champion in his fourth title defense in the middleweight division.

Robert Whittaker looked absolutely incredible in the fight, despite a scratchy start.

Israel Adesanya dropped Robert Whittaker in the first round.

However, Whittaker regained control in the following rounds, with both the fighters showing absolute masterclass.

Robert Whittaker was able to secure several takedowns throughout the fight.

Israel Adesanya credited Robert Whittaker's improved boxing, and congratulated him on the performance.

Meanwhile, Robert Whittaker opined in the post-fight Octagon interview that he felt he won the fight.

Israel Adesanya is targeting  a June return against Jared Cannonier.

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