Israel Adesanya Nigerian combined martial artist is within the information and is trending for the mistaken causes.
Jan Blachowicz has defeated The New Zealand-born fighter to retain his mild heavyweight title in by unanimous resolution at UFC 259 in Las Vegas on Sunday.
Jan Blachowicz (28-8) was awarded an upset unanimous resolution victory over Israel Adesanya (20-1) after judges handed scores of 49-46, 49-45, and 49-45 in favor of the Polish champion.
Within the first three rounds, each males minimised errors and scrambles to search out their stance however Blachowicz bulldozes his approach right into a dominant mounting place within the fourth and fifth rounds.
Israel Adesanya had meant to burnish the legend as he aimed to turn into the fifth fighter in UFC historical past to turn into a two-weight champion concurrently.
The Nigerian had stepped into the octagon towards Jan Blachowicz, the light-heavyweight title-holder, in a bid so as to add to his middleweight championship honours.
The Pole is larger, extra skilled, and older, however Adesanya had mentioned none of those qualities troubled him.
Together with his defeat, the “Stylebender” has failed in his latest bid to affix Conor McGregor, Daniel Cormier, Amanda Nunes, and Henry Cejudo as one of many 5 fighters in UFC historical past to carry titles in two divisions concurrently.
Jan Blachowicz in full management over Israel Adesanya to finish spherical 5 😳 #UFC259
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) March 7, 2021
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