The middleweight title was unified in Melbourne, on Saturday as champion Robert Whittaker and interim titleholder Israel Adesanya headlined the 243 fight card. The event set the record for attendance with more than 57,000 spectators filling Marvel Stadium.  Those in attendance witnessed Adesanya dethrone Whittaker and become the undisputed 185-pound champion. 

ged in with punches and paid the price for it.  Just before the bell sounded signaling the end of the first round, Adesanya landed a counter right hand that sent Whittaker crashing to the canvas. 

Whittaker took the loss in stride and promised to be back in a title fight before long. 


UFC 243: Whittaker vs. Adesanya Results





Preliminary Card Results






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