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Who won Błachowicz vs Anderson?
Jan Blachowicz beat Corey Anderson by , during the main event of UFC on ESPN+ 25, on Saturday 15th February 2020 at Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho.
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).
Błachowicz vs Anderson stats
Jan Blachowicz stepped into the ring with a record of 25 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 9 by submission.
Corey Anderson made his way to the ring with a record of 13 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Anderson had advantage in power over Blachowicz, with a 38% knock out percentage over Blachowicz's 24%.
Jan Blachowicz was the older man by 7 years, at 39 years old.
Anderson had a height advantage of 1 inch over Blachowicz. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Blachowicz was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 16 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 6 years and 1 month earlier than Anderson, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 35 more professional rounds, 87 to Anderson's 52.
Błachowicz vs Anderson form
Blachowicz had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Glover Teixeira at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by in the 2nd round in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight.
Previous to that, he had defeated Israel Adesanya at UFC 259 on 6th March 2021 by unanimous decision in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat Dominick Reyes at UFC 253 on 26th September 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Before that, he had won against Corey Anderson at UFC on ESPN+ 25 on 15th February 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Santa Ana Star Center, Rio Rancho, United States.
He had beat Ronaldo Souza at UFC on ESPN+ 22 on 16th November 2019 by split decision in their 5 round contest at Ibirapuera Gymnasium, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Anderson had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Ryan Bader at Bellator 266 on 16th October 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Footprint Center, Phoenix, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov at Bellator 257 on 16th April 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
Going into that contest, he had won against Melvin Manhoef at Bellator 251 on 5th November 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
Before that, he had been beaten by Jan Blachowicz at UFC on ESPN+ 25 on 15th February 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Santa Ana Star Center, Rio Rancho.
He had defeated Ilir Latifi at UFC 232 on 29th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The Forum, Inglewood.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Jan Blachowicz had been fighting more than Corey Anderson.
Going to this contest, Jan Blachowicz had last fought 6 months and 17 days ago, while Corey Anderson's last outing had been 7 months and 1 day ago.
Blachowicz's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Anderson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.