Israel adesanya kelvin gastelum. MMA Junkie’s 2019 ‘Fight of Year’: Israel Adesanya vs. Kelvin Gastelum

Israel Adesanya vs Kelvin Gastelum Highlights, Commentary, Breakdown

israel adesanya kelvin gastelum

Adesanya faced for the interim on 13 April 2019, at. Round 1 Gastelum comes out and lands some bombs. Adesanya tried to turn up the heat late in the frame, though his punches were met with powerful replies. Low kick has been there all night for Adesanya. Gastelum advances and puts heaps of pressure on Adesanya, he catches him with a hook and Adesanya falls backward.

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Israel Adesanya

israel adesanya kelvin gastelum

Israel's baiting tactics, the way he leans in with his hands down and forces you to take the exact shot he wants so he can rely on his reaction time to slip and counter. He knocked in nine threes, setting the Boilermakers single-game record. That's where Gastelum can score a submission. He will control the distance and pace of the fight. He suffered a controversial loss via after he looked to have outpointed Ammann in the quarter-finals. He also doesn't have the physical dimensions to be able to do so. Advertisement You can also find our play-by-play analysis of the fight below.

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Israel Adesanya Vs. Kelvin Gastelum Was The Best UFC Fight Of 2019

israel adesanya kelvin gastelum

Just as Adesanya has a stark advantage on the feet, there is a drastic difference between his grappling game and Gastelum's. Kelvin Gastelum play-by-play Round one Kelvin Gastelum comes out and pushes the pace early. Adesanya was forced to move laterally to avoid the chase, but he eventually found his way back to the center of the cage. Gastelum shoots for a takedown and secures an easy double-leg. Watch the video above for more reaction to the blockbuster deal.

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Israel Adesanya def. Kelvin Gastelum :: UFC 236 :: MMA Decisions

israel adesanya kelvin gastelum

Adesanya countered with a guillotine, but Gastelum slipped out of it after several very tense moments. If you see ads, it is because the owners of that content have decided to monetize it. Gastelum is the aggressor in the early minutes of round 4. He won his first professional fight against fellow Asher Derbyshire in the first seed. Don't completely write him off while the fight is upright.

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Israel Adesanya

israel adesanya kelvin gastelum

Adesanya followed, but Gastelum was able to crawl back to his feet and reset. However, the likelihood of Adesanya scoring a takedown is slim anyway. As they hit the floor, Gastelum slipped to the top, but Adesanya threatened with a triangle choke and then an armbar in an amazing scramble. But if he hits the mat, he will be in trouble. Here is the Gracie Breakdown which explains the Jiu Jitsu positions:. Israel's relentless leg-kicks which definitely worked to slow Kelvin's lunging in and closing the distance.

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Israel Adesanya vs Kelvin Gastelum Highlights, Commentary, Breakdown

israel adesanya kelvin gastelum

Adesanya chopped the leg and then delivered a few straight punches that landed clean, but Gastelum would not go away. This win earned him his fourth award. Adesanya's distance management isn't likely to allow that to occur, especially as he establishes his range to diminish Gastelum's takedown chances. Gastelum looked comfortable in the pocket with Adesanya, and his left hand did land clean, leaving his opponent off-balance for a few tense steps away from the fence. Gastelum was incredibly aggressive again to open, but Adesanya shifted left and stayed out of trouble. Watch the video above for more about Curry's moon landing conspiracy troll that caused an internet frenzy. Gastelum's solid game plan to move in and use his overhand power shot to catch the taller opponent in Israel even when he moves back.

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