According to TMZ, the self-acclaimed Stylebender was arrested by the Port Authority Police Department while leaving the United States.
The UFC superstar was said to have been nailed while going through safety with brass knuckles.
The 33-year-old Lagos-born fighter was said to be in belongings of the brass knuckles which are classified as illegal and also course A misdemeanor weapons in New York.
Brass knuckles are pieces of metal shaped to fit around the knuckles. They are additionally fist-load tools used in hand-to-hand combat.
Adesanya was nevertheless launched soon after the apprehension.
” Israel was handed a present by a fan, which he placed in his luggage,” said Tim Simpson of Paradigm Sports Management, who stands for the combined martial artist, in a statement.
” When flagged at the airport, Israel swiftly disposed of the product, and also accepted authorities.
” He has abided accordingly, with that the issue was disregarded as well as he is on his method residence.”
The development comes a couple of days after the kickboxer shed his middleweight title to Alex Pereira.
Adesanya has just suffered 2 losses in his combined fighting styles profession.