Mar 06 2021
Saturday

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Light Heavyweight
27-8-0
UD 5
UD 5
20-0-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Light Heavyweight Championship

The tape

40
Age
34
6' 2" / 188 cm
Height
6' 4" / 193 cm
78" / 198 cm
Reach
79.9" / 203 cm

Tape record

UDKOKOSDKO
Form
UDKOUDKOUD
27
Wins
20
8
By KO
15
30
KO%
75
9
By SUB
0
33
SUB%
0
8
Loses
0
2
Stopped
0
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2007
Debut
2012
35
Bouts
20
77
Rounds
44
5 hours, 39 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 13 minutes

Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Jan Blachowicz vs Israel Adesanya report

Who won Błachowicz vs Adesanya?

Jan Blachowicz beat Israel Adesanya by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest during the main event of UFC 259, on Saturday 6th March 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Jan Blachowicz.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).

This contest was for the UFC light heavyweight championship.

Błachowicz vs Adesanya stats

Jan Blachowicz stepped into the octagon with a record of 27 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 9 by submission.

Israel Adesanya made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 20 wins and 0 draws, with 15 of those by knock out.

The stats suggested Adesanya had a massive power advantage over Blachowicz, boosting at 75% knock out percentage over Blachowicz's 30%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Blachowicz had a massive advantage over Adesanya, boasting at 33% submission rate over Adesanya's 0%.

Jan Blachowicz was the older man by 6 years, at 40 years old.

Adesanya had a height advantage of 2 inches over Blachowicz. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Blachowicz was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 15 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 5 years earlier than Adesanya, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 19 more professional rounds, 95 to Adesanya's 76.

Błachowicz vs Adesanya form

Adesanya had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Paulo Costa at UFC 253 on 26th September 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Previous to that, he had defeated Yoel Romero at UFC 248 on 7th March 2020 by unanimous decision in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Going into that contest, he had beat Robert Whittaker at UFC 243 on 5th October 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at Marvel Stadium, Melbourne, Australia.

Before that, he had won against Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 236 on 13th April 2019 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at State Farm Arena, Atlanta, United States.

He had beat Anderson Silva at UFC 234 on 9th February 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia.

Activity check

Blachowicz's last 3 fights had come over a period of 6 years and 4 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 1 month and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.

Adesanya's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.4 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Błachowicz vs Adesanya?

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