Israel Adesanya, middleweight champion of the UFC has seen the work that others have done to help out during these times, and decided to follow suit. He recently donated a mass amount of protective equipment to various hospitals in New Zealand and Nigeria.
Adesanya born to Nigerian parents but represents New Zealand, where his exploits earned him Sportsman of the Year in the country, becoming the first combat sports athlete to earn that honor. He donated 10,000 three-ply face masks and 1,000 eye protection face shields in Auckland. Moreover he made donations to a location in Lagos, Nigeria, where he was born.
According to Adesanya, he can’t do it for the whole world, but can only help the communities knows and the places that he has been a part of. Although he was appreciate of the concern from his fans, but stated that he would continue to his support for the people in need.
By NCN Sports Editor, Ugochukwu Okeiyi