The Moment UFC Superstar Adesanya Got a Special Alex Iwobi Jersey Ahead of Big Fight With Pereira

The Moment UFC Superstar Adesanya Got a Special Alex Iwobi Jersey Ahead of Big Fight With Pereira

  • English mixed martial artist Molly McCann has presented Alex Iwobi's Everton jersey to Israel Adesanya
  • The Nigerian UFC superstar was in joyous mood while receiving the gift and thanked McCann for her gesture
  • Adesanya is set for a big fight on the evening of November 12 against Alex Pereira, which will be a challenging one

Nigerian UFC superstar Israel Adesanya has been gifted a special jersey of Everton forward Alex Iwobi, ahead of his big fight against tough opponent Alex Pereira on Saturday, 12 November.

This coming fight will see Adesanya put his middleweight gold on the line against Pereira at Madison Square Garden.

Interestingly, Pereira is the only man who has knocked Adesanya out so far in his career.

Alex Iwobi, Israel Adesanya, UFC, Everton, shirt, Molly McCann
Nigerian and Everton forward Alex Iwobi in action for Everton. Photo by Michael Regan
Source: Getty Images

One can now say that the Nigerian will be going for a revenge against Pereira, but to get that, he must raise his game against his biggest foe.

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According to the video spotted on Instagram, mixed martial arts fighter Molly 'Meatball' McCann-Pearson was the one who presented the Iwobi's shirt to Adesanya.

Is Molly an Everton fan?

Yes, she is a fan of Everton and also a former Cage Warriors Flyweight Champion, who currently competes in the women’s flyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

In the video, McCann and Adesanya had heartwarming conversation and she wished the Nigerian good luck for his coming big duel.

Below is the video:

Meanwhile, Iwobi and his teammates at Everton are currently occupying 16th position on the English Premier League table, with 14 points after 14 games played.

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Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how Nigerian international Iwobi wants to remain at Everton, saying that his aim to win trophies at the club.

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Iwobi has been heavily linked with a move to French club Monaco, following his sensational recent performances for the Toffees. However, Iwobi insisted that he left Arsenal for Everton because the Merseysiders are very ambitious.

The 26-year-old has about 18 months left on his contract, having moved to the club on a five-year deal for £34million.