Israel Adesanya and Marvin Vettori fought in the UFC 263 primary occasion Saturday. Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
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Adesanya vs. Vettori 2 took place June 12 at the Gila River Arena in Glendale, Ariz. UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya (21-1) and also Marvin Vettori (17-5-1) fought for UFC gold in a rematch. The fight aired live on ESPN+ pay-per-view. Record more video highlights below.

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For more on Adesanya vs. Vettori 2, check out the live blog by MMA Fighting’s Jed Meshew.

Round 1

Vettori comes out in southpaw with Adesanya coming out in orthodox to begin. Lots of activity at an early stage from the champion and also Vettori is looking to reduced the cage. Plenty of leg kicks to the lead leg of Vettori also.

Adesanya feinting a lot early on too and we haven’t checked out much offense from the challenger for this reason far, simply pressure. Adesanya throws one more naked lead leg kick though and Vettori now has actually the timing and also catches it, taking the champion dvery own. Adesanya has full guard but he scoots to the cage easily and also he’s looking to stand early. Vettori not allowing it thus far however Adesanya creates a scramble and stands.

Vettori remains on Adesanya though, holding the clinch and also trying to obtain a takedvery own. He can’t via and Adesanya gets back to space. Undeterred, Adesanya goes appropriate back to the lead leg kick. Vettori tries a punching combicountry however Adesanya slips easily, and he’s ago to chopping dvery own that front leg. That is going to pay dividends.

Vettori is able to corral Adesanya yet he’s playing hell trying to land also when he does. Adesanya head movement is stellar. And he is landing that leg kick at will certainly. Eventually he’s going to feint low and also it’s going to clobber Vettori if he goes up top.

Adesanya throws a 5 item combo with one landing cleanly and also a head kick at the end that missed by millimeters and also would have actually finished the fight. Adesanya is plainly miles ahead of Vettori on the feet but the challenger is not trying to find takedowns yet.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9 Adesanya.

Round 2

Vettori isn’t getting beaten up on the feet however he’s acquiring schooled, if that makes feeling. If he proceeds to engage in this fight, Adesanya is going to have all the confidence in the civilization. Vettori demands to shoot some takedowns and his coaches tell him basically as a lot.

Vettori comes out through pressure early and also also throws his very own leg kick but now he’s gaining a little wilder and also Adesanya counters through a couple of clean shots that snap Vettori’s head back. Brawling on the feet might provide Vettori the ideal possibility in striking but it additionally creates a large chance for Adesanya to cold him.

Another couple of exchanges through Adesanya acquiring the better of it and now Vettori shoots in and also gets a dual against the fence but Adesanya is stalwart for this reason far. Vettori gets cshed however has to abandon it inevitably and also they are back at room.

Vettori really coming forward currently and though he’s still lacking, to his credit he’s got a review on Adesanya’s slips and he’s throwing into Adesanya’s retreat path. That’s great at least, in idea. Meanwhile, Adesanya is still picking his shots and landing cleanly, especially through feints to collection them up. All the while, Adesanya is still landing low kicks.

Adesanya is playing through a little of fire backing as much as the fence though and also currently Vettori gets in on an additional double leg yet Adesanya lands some Travis Browne elbows that makes Vettori climb high aacquire rather of eat even more of those. Vettori is running out of ideas it seems favor.

Back in space and Adesanya is starting to throw head kicks. You knew that would come and hence far they are lacking but ultimately, one is going to land also and that’ll be the game.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9 Adesanya, 20-18 Adesanya overall.

Round 3

Credit to Vettori’s corner. Rafael Cordeiro is shooting his fighter straight, telling him he has lost two rounds and also that Vettori needs to up the push also more. Aget, right principle in principle however may get him clattered too.

Adesanya lands a body kicks and best hook to start the round but Vettori powers with on a twin leg in space and he runs Adesanya across the cage and also gets the takedvery own early. That’s an excellent adjust for him.

Vettori is in top-half and he’s gained Adesanya in the center of the cage, amethod from the fence. Adesanya is staying tight, not trying to find much from the bottom, just playing safe. Now Adesanya scrambles yet Vettori continues to be with him and also he’s on the back!

Vettori was lightning quick via that and also he’s under the chin! But Adesanya was turning easily and also currently he’s on top! Adesanya doesn’t play around and also stands up yet Vettori grabs a leg and also virtually pulls off the sweep! Adesanya procedures out and stands yet as he does, he pokes Vettori in the eye and we have a break in the activity.

Vettori takes a rest yet not a long one and also they are currently earlier in area and Adesanya is turning up the volume as Vettori looks to be tiring a little. Vettori is pressuring a lot currently though and also lands an excellent left hook, his best punch of the fight. Vettori need to really be targeting the body rather of head hunting.

Adesanya still landing leg kicks repeatedly and Vettori is founding to action a small heavier now. He’s ferocious though, continuing to charge forward. Adesanya playing the matador well though and also still, trying to find the head kick. Getting closer eexceptionally time.

Leg kick from Adesanya drops Vettori briefly however he’s earlier up and Adesanya knows he to tarobtain that leg now. With much less than ten seconds though, Adesanya throws a front kick that lands low and reasons a break in the activity. Two fouls from the champion this round, and also it wouldn’t be absurd to penalize him.

Marc Goddard tells Vettori to take his time and also as he does so, Adesanya says out loud that “I’m acquiring a rest as well.” Harsh. No allude is taken though and the round resumes and then ends.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9 Adesanya, 30-27 Adesanya overall.

Round 4

More of the same from Vettori’s corner throughout the break, imploring him to use the double jab and make somepoint occur. Great idea however he may simply not have actually the capacity to perform so.

Vettori warm off the blocks to begin the fourth yet Adesanya lands a leg kick, defends a takedvery own, and lands one more one that buckles the knee briefly. Vettori still coming forward though yet he gets kicked aget. And aobtain. And Vettori eats a left hook.

Now Vettori drives in on a twin leg against the fence and also he gets his hands locked however he’s not able to end up yet. Vettori sucks the hips out though and does ultimately get the takedvery own however Adesanya sweeps him virtually automatically and stands back up.

Anvarious other kick from the champion. Vettori charges forward and also lands a great best hand also and if he had some real power maybe this would certainly be a various fight however he is unable to hurt Adesanya and that’s offering him totally free power on the feet. More kicks from the champion, mixing his levels.

Now Adesanya is coming forward and honestly, Vettori is actually doing a decent task of countering him off the back foot. He’s still losing the extransforms but these are his cleanest blows. Vettori comes forward and also Adesanya lands a beautiful combo, ending with a leg kick. Crmodify to Vettoir for continuing to fight on a leg that hregarding feel choose shit.

Vettori charges forward on a power single-leg and also runs Adesanya back to the fence yet he’s obtaining stonewalled below. The challenger is simply obtaining outclassed almost everywhere and now Adesanya is talking to him in this clinch while Vettori simply holds on for the round. Adesanya pats Vettori on the butt as the horn sounds.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9 Adesanya, 40-36 Adesanya as a whole.

Round 5

Vettori’s corner shows up to have actually welcomed that their fighter doesn’t have it, resorting to the the majority of desperate of “5 minutes to be champion” speeches. It’s not wrong but tright here just isn’t a lot to be shelp here. Vettori has actually ignored their technical advice for this reason far and he’s in an impossible hole.

Adesanya feinting beautifully to begin and Vettori biting on everyone now. He eats a had actually low kick and charges in on a takedown but aget, Adesanya gets to the fence and also he’s ffinishing it off well. Vettori plainly doesn’t even have the energy to muscle up among these takedowns if he might and also Adesanya isn’t giving him the change anymeans.

After a prolonged clinch, Adesanya sepaprices and also he lands a good head kick. Vettori takes it well yet he cannot obtain any type of genuine offense going. Not so for Adesanya who is looking masterful tonight, producing angles and tagging the challenger. Vettori lands a appropriate hand also that Adesanya mocks and also Vettori lands a good ideal hook while Adesanya tried to collection him up for a finishing upperreduced that just missed.

Another takedown attempt from Vettori and he nearly gets the takedvery own but Adesanya simply stays clear of acquiring dragged dvery own. Vettori holds onto the clinch though and also honestly, this is beginning to feel favor he’s playing for the final bell. Can’t blame him but that’s a though scene and also Goddaed sepaprices them via 45 seconds left.

Adesanya trying to find the complete via brief time left yet Vettori has been decently responsible on the defensive finish. Vettori shoots another takedown and it fails as the horn sounds and also Adesanya feigns injury before celebrating what will be a clear win for the champion.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9 Adesanya, 50-45 Adesanya all at once.

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Official Decision

Israel Adesanya deaccomplishments Marvin Vettori by unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 50-45).