Not only did Israel Adesanya get his revenge against Alex Pereira, but also got back at Pereira’s son.
After Pereira knocked out Adesanya in their first fight back in 2016, Pereira’s son mocked Adesanya by falling to the ground nesxt to him.
On Saturday night, Adesanya was able to knock out Pereira in devastating fashion, which made Pereira’s son very emotional.
Israel Adesanya carry Naija frustration go knock pesin out 😭😭 pic.twitter.com/IWeOPgZzk8
— LERRY 👑 (@_AsiwajuLerry) April 9, 2023
Immediately after the fight was over, Adesanya pointed at Pereira’s son and then fell to the ground to taunt him.
Israel Adesanya pointing at Alex’s son and doing the knocked out move 🤭😈#UFC287 pic.twitter.com/x02Da4nlP6
— Lord Ron 🦀 (@Rxn_605) April 9, 2023
Adesanya went on to admit taunting Pereira’s son.
“I’m petty bro, I remember”
Israel Adesanya says he pointed at Alex Pereira's son and got his revenge after Pereira's son mocked him years ago #ufc287 pic.twitter.com/JRLCpLnto5
— BroBible (@BroBible) April 9, 2023