King in the Ring: Navajo Stirling wants second title then follow City Kickboxing blueprint toward UFC

Around a decade ago, a promising fighter packed his life into a car and drove from Whanganui to Auckland gym City Kickboxing with minimal possessions and a monumental dream.

His name was Israel Adesanya and he would go on to become a three-time King in the Ring champion, the UFC's middleweight champion and a global sporting superstar.

Fast-forward to March this year and Navajo Stirling, already a King of the Ring champion, made an eerily similar trip from .... READ MORE