Israel Adesanya, Nigerian MMA fighter honors his dad and buys his mom a Porsche ahead of his next fight on Saturday

Israel Adesanya, the current UFC middleweight champion honored his father, Oluwafemi, at the UFC 259 pre-fight press conference just before his highly-anticipated clash with light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz in Las Vegas on Saturday night, March 6. 

The 31-year-old arrived for the press conference on Friday, March 5, in a white ‘Dadesanya’ t-shirt with his father’s face on it. 

He later posted on his Instagram story, a photo of the Porshe he bought for his mother, Taiwo, ahead of his fight. 

Adesanya, who boasts a 20-0 UFC record, will be hoping to beat Blachowicz and become the fifth only two-weight champion in UFC history.