On Saturday evening Israel Adesanya defeated Robert Whittaker at UFC 243 in Melbourne, Australia to become the UFC middleweight champion.
The victory extends his MMA record to 18 wins and zero losses. He knocked out his opponent early into the second round to become champion to the delight of the 60,000 punters at Marvel Stadium.
However, we aren't here to dissect just how he achieved this goal. No, we are here to talk about his entrance with was absolutely electrifying.
Flanked by three masked men, the quartet performed and acrobatic dance routine which was probably better than anything that you saw on Strictly Come Dancing this week.
The New Zealand-Nigerian fighter even did a somersault at one point which wowed those in attendance.
Watch the full routine in the video below.
The clip has already gone viral with people just as impressed with Adesanya's dance skills as they are with his fighting ability in the octagon.
Israel Adesanya just changed the walkout game 🤯 @stylebender #UFC243 https://t.co/fyj6zHuqCd— ESPN MMA (@ESPN MMA) 1570335428
@espnmma @stylebender Best entrance in the UFC since Akihiro Gono— Champ Creed (@Champ Creed) 1570335563
@espnmma @stylebender Danced the dance and fought the fight. A true king!!!— AJ (@AJ ) 1570338045
@espnmma @stylebender If you can walk the walk and talk the talk then you can do any kind of entrance, as long as y… https://t.co/6Nis3L8s6k— Sibusiso Khanyile (@Sibusiso Khanyile) 1570339377
Israel Adesanya’s walk out at #UFC243 was arguably the best walk out I’ve ever seen. https://t.co/rXH6tC6DRZ— Michael Morgan (@Michael Morgan) 1570343962
You have no choice but to win when you walk out like this... this moment is when I knew Israel Adesanya was the new… https://t.co/iVxyGbaLQF— Bopper (@Bopper) 1570337551