Israel Adesanya (born 22 July 1989) is a Nigerian-born New Zealand professional mixed martial artist, and retired kickboxer and boxer. As a mixed martial artist, he is currently signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), representing his native Nigeria, where he is the UFC Middleweight Champion and has an undefeated record of 20 wins and no losses. In kickboxing, he is the former Glory middleweight contender winner and King in the Ring two-time cruiserweight and heavyweight champion. As of 29 September 2020, he is #3 in the UFC men’s pound-for-pound rankings. Adesanya is widely regarded as one of the best strikers in the world of mixed martial arts.
Jon Jones (born July 19, 1987) is an American professional mixed martial artist currently signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship, where he has competed in the light heavyweight division. He is a former two-time UFC Light Heavyweight Champion. Jones first held the title from March 2011 to April 2015, and then from December 2018 to August 17, 2020, when he vacated the title. Jones has also held the interim UFC Light Heavyweight Championship. As of October 27, 2020, he is #2 in the UFC men’s pound-for-pound rankings.