We should have known that the enormity of the moment was never going to overwhelm Israel Adesanya
Adesanya has generated interest wherever he roams, but UFC 243 was the natural evolution of his show, a one-night party that captivated a continent. It was largely sold on his middleweight title matchup with Robert Whittaker
So yes, of course he danced
The tide changed at the end of the first. In one of the few exchanges of the round, Adesanya slipped an overhand and dropped Whittaker with a check hook.