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Team Iridium's Strickland strikes gold at UFC 293

LAS VEGAS — Iridium Sports Agency client Sean “Tarzan” Strickland defeated Israel Adesanya via unanimous decision to become the UFC Middleweight Champion in the Main Event of UFC 293 on Saturday at Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney, Australia.

Saturday’s victory was Sean’s third straight/15th overall win in the Octagon. He also earned Performance-of-the-Night honors – his third Performance Bonus with the UFC. With the win, the former King of the Cage middleweight champ improved his record to 28-5 (11 KOs, four submissions).

Earlier at UFC 293 on Saturday, fellow Team Iridium fighter Chepe "Machine Gun" Mariscal improved to 2-0 in the UFC with a second-round, verbal submission victory over Jack Jenkins in featherweight action. Chepe is now 15-6, 1 NC on the strength of five straight wins. His resume includes six KOs and four submissions.


Iridium Sports Agency is a full-service professional management firm for the world’s best combat sports athletes, including UFC World Middleweight Champion Sean Strickland and former UFC World Flyweight Champion Brandon Moreno, among many other athletes in the UFC’s Top 15 rankings. Founded in 2009 by attorney Jason House, Iridium represents more than 100 athletes in the UFC, Bellator and Professional Fighters League, as well as many of the world’s best wrestlers, including reigning Olympic Gold Medalist David Taylor. Iridium's world-wide team of industry-leading agents is devoted to assisting athletes in all aspects of their professional lives, and consistently setting new standards for sports management.


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