International kit brand, Puma has signed Ultimate Fight Champion Middle Weight Champion, Nigeria’s Israel Adesanya on a multi-year deal.
Israel Adesanya becomes first Mixed Martial Art fighter to be sponsored by Puma and he will become the face of the brand in Oceania where he is based.
The 31-year-old made the announcement via his Twitter page with the caption;
“Whoever said the sky is the limit, doesn’t know about the universe!”
Hyped and honored to partner up with a BEAST in the game @puma ✨🐾
— Israel Adesanya (@stylebender) September 17, 2020
He is the second superstar to be signed on to Puma in the space of a week after Brazil’s captain, Neymar.
Israel Adesanya, who is also known as the “Style bender” is undefeated in his weight category, middleweight after 19 fights – 14 by knockout and 5 by decision.
He is billed to defend his title on the 27th of September against Paulo Costa who is also undefeated after 13 fights.