Kiwi UFC fighter Israel Adesanya has beaten American Brad Tavares in the The Ultimate Fighter finale in Las Vegas.
Adesanya dominated the middleweight fight from the outset, establishing his jab before landing some effective kicks.
He was never really troubled by the American and landed some brutal strikes in the middle rounds, opening a nasty gash over the right eye of Tavares with an elbow.
The fight went the full five rounds before Adesanya was awarded the win in an unanimous decision.
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