Days after his defeat to Alex Pereira at UFC 281
former middleweight champion Israel Adesanya was detained on Wednesday at JFK Airport
Lenis Valens, a spokesman for the Port Authority
Police Department (PAPD) in New York, informed MMA Junkie on
Wednesday that Adesanya had been detained for possessing metal knuckles.
Approximately 1:57 local time saw the arrest. No information was
initially provided, but on Thursday, PAPD notified MMA Junkie
that Adesanya had received a desk appearance ticket.