Who won Błachowicz vs Anderson?
Jan Blachowicz beat Corey Anderson by knockout in the 1st round, during the main event of UFC on ESPN+ 25, on Saturday 15th February 2020 at Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho.
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 27 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, 8 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 14 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Anderson had advantage in power over Blachowicz, with a 43% knock out percentage over Blachowicz's 30%.
Jan Blachowicz was the older man by 7 years, at 38 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 37 more professional rounds, 82 to Anderson's 45.
Błachowicz vs Anderson form
Blachowicz had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 3 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Ronaldo Souza on 16th November 2019 by split decision in their 5 round contest at Ibirapuera Gymnasium, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Previous to that, he had defeated Luke Rockhold on 6th July 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Thiago Santos on 23rd February 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at O2 Arena, Prague, Czech Republic.
Before that, he had beat Nikita Krylov on 15th September 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Olimpiyskiy Arena, Moscow, Russia.
He had won against Jimi Manuwa on 17th March 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at 02 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Blachowicz's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Anderson's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.