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UFC superstar Israel Adesanya reveals his “jaw hit the floor” when he found out about his whopping fortune from his father

UFC superstar Israel Adesanya has revealed his “jaw hit the floor” when he found out about his net worth.

The dominant middleweight champion has become one of the highest earning players in recent years thanks to his exploits both inside and outside the promotion ufc Octagon.

Israel Adesanya is one of the highest paid players in the UFC

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Israel Adesanya is one of the highest paid players in the UFCCredit: GETTY
But even outside the octagon, the Nigerian-born Kiwi earns a pretty penny

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But even outside the octagon, the Nigerian-born Kiwi earns a pretty pennyCredit: GETTY
And The Last Stylebender was stunned when his father told him about his net worth

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And The Last Stylebender was stunned when his father told him about his net worthCredit: GETTY

Despite raking in hundreds of thousands of pounds from each of his fights, Adesanya, 32, has paid little heed to his growing wealth – the full extent of which was revealed to him by his father last Christmas.

At a performance on Hotboxing with Mike TysonThe Last Stylebender said: “I love to study, that’s where my pops come in.

“Just went home for Christmas, my pop is that the guy behind the scenes is helping me grow my money and make my money work for me.

“He sat me down and told me how much I was worth and my jaw hit the floor.

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“I thought, ‘Yes, really?’ and he was like ‘yes’, I was like ‘we could have stopped this ages ago if it was just about the money’, but to me it’s not just about the money.

“I’m young, I’m fresh, I’m hungry and I want to fuck these moms while I can.

“Money will come, money will always come. I don’t fight for money. In the UFC, [everyone you fight] is a killer, he’s a guy who can hit you.”

Adesanya’s motivation to compete in the cage is no longer driven by financial security.

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Ahead of his UFC 271 rematch with Robert Whittaker, he said, “If it was about money, I would have dropped out.

“I would have done that maybe three fights ago because I’m kind of done.

“I’ve had one of the smartest men with money behind me and he’s helping me turn money around in smart ways.

“It’s not about money. I love money, don’t get me wrong. I’m doing this for the money, but it’s not about the money.

“This is about legacy, this is about martial arts, this is about learning. I didn’t lose this step, I’m still hungry.”

Israel Adesanya signed a new lucrative deal with the UFC in February

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Israel Adesanya signed a new lucrative deal with the UFC in FebruaryCredit: REUTERS

Fan favorite Adesanya landed a lucrative new deal with the leading MMA promotion in February.

And the Nigerian-born Kiwi thinks his new business is awesome Score of all chips he brings to the table.

He told SunSport: “Yes [it’s been a combination of that]and then some.

“Even the situation in Oceania that we have with myself and [Alexander] Volkanovski as champions and the team we’re building over there.

“And so the whole world is watching us because of what we’re doing in the UFC.

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“[There have] There were many things, many factors that went into making the UFC recognize my value to the company.

“[And] You showed me my worth, which I really appreciate. So I look forward to doing more good business with them.”

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