New UFC interim middleweight champion Israel Adesanya expresses his emotions on defeating Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 236, that he needed a fight like this to show he had the ‘heart of a lion.’ Adesanya is going to let others underestimate him and that he isn’t fighting to prove them wrong, but rather to prove himself right. He appreciates Rashad Evans’ compliment saying he is the biggest star in the UFC and describes how he has quickly risen to the top.
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