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Jason Wilnis buoyed by kickboxing win over Israel Adesanya ahead of MMA debut

2 monthes ago   |   By MMAjunkie

Jason Wilnis is the latest kickboxer entering MMA who has history with UFC champion Israel Adesanya .
Wilnis beat Adesanya in a somewhat controversial unanimous decision at GLORY 37 in January 2017, defending his 187-pound title in the process. It was Adesanya's second-to-last kickboxing fight, and shortly thereafter he committed full time to MMA, rising the ranks to conquer the UFC's middleweight division.
While that happened, Wilnis has been training MMA behind closed doors. His kickboxing record may have suffered as consequence - as he's lost five of six since beating Adesanya - but...
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