The end of the round, I think 10-9 Adesanya. I know our paths will cross again! @ufc. Great punches on both sides, Adesanya is pressed against the cage. Gastelum delivers good jab. Gastelum chases Israel but misses. Gastelum goes for a takedown but forfeits. What a fight that was! The referee warns fighters for opened fingers. ATLANTA – In one of the best fights in recent memory, Israel Adesanya (16-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC) claimed the UFC’s interim middleweight title in a classic five-round thriller with Kelvin Gastelum (16-4 MMA, 10-4 UFC). 1-2 combo Gastelum missed by a hair. Right hook Adesanya. Round 3 Kelvin Gastelum . In the co-main event, Israel Adesanya and Kelvin Gastelum stood toe-to-toe for five rounds and electrified fans at the State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. By Lewis Mckeever … Superb combo Adesanya. "Israel would win the rematch" - legit opinion. Wow, this left hand was big, Adesanya circles. Wow, is this Adesanya bleeding?! You know me and I know you now, this is the fights movies are made of, that 5th round was some legendary shit. Israel Adesanya and Kelvin Gastelum have nothing but respect for each other following their five-round slugfest at UFC 236. Gastelum misses with a strong punch. (You must log in or sign up to reply here. Low kick Adesanya. FIGHT!!!! Gastelum tries to shoot in, but Israel sprawls and defends. Middle kick just missed. What a finish by Adesanya!!!!!!!! Great low kick. High kick Adesanya. Kelvin was hard to land cleanly on in that fight, even in one of the rounds Israel took. Low kick Gastelum. Israel Adesanya improves the score to 17-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC, Kelvin Gastelum drops to 15-4, 1 NC MMA, 10-4, 1 NC UFC. After being badly hurt by a head kick in the fourth round, ‘The Last Stylebender’ turned the tides and came at Gastelum with everything he had, dropping The Ultimate Fighter 17 winner multiple times and almost finishing him in the dying seconds of the final round. Awesome strikes by Gastelum, but Israel ducks under. 6th Round Post-Fight Show - UFC 236 PPV 'Holloway vs Poirier 2' & 'Gastelum vs Adesanya' by Bloody Elbow Presents, UFC 236: Holloway vs. Poirier 2 live results, play-by-play, analysis, highlights, more, UFC 237 ‘Namajunas vs Andrade’ - SBN MMA Post-Fight Show, Adesanya, Gastelum exchange compliments: ‘This is the fight movies are made of’, MMA Squared: Israel Adesanya, willing to die - Heart of a lion, Khabib Nurmagomedov Champion UFC Fight Night Walkout Jersey, Khabib Nurmagomedov Red Eagle Hoodie With Foil, Sean “Sugar” O’Malley Multi-Graphic T-Shirt, Black UFC Fan Gear Pride Fighting T-shirt, UFC Vegas 12: Hall vs. Silva - Winners and Losers, Conor McGregor tells Anderson Silva to ‘keep going!’. 0 0 32 of 69 17 of 45 46% 37% 33 of 71 19 of 47 0 of 2 #UFC236, Gastelum gets the takedown but Adesanya gets right back to his feet!#UFC236, ⚡️ quick right hand!#UFC236, Head kick from Gastelum rocks Adesanya! WHAT. — Mike Mitchell (@iammikemitchell) April 14, 2019, — Lane Johnson (@LaneJohnson65) April 14, 2019, Congrats to @stylebender !!! Gastelum moves back. Adesanya misses with a left hook but delivers a big high kick! Both men were rocked and wobbled at various points throughout the contest, but it was Adesanya who walked away with the victory after making a serious exclamation point in the fifth round.