Who won Błachowicz vs Rockhold?
Jan Blachowicz beat Luke Rockhold by knockout in the 2nd round, during the main card of UFC 239, on Saturday 6th July 2019 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).
Błachowicz vs Rockhold stats
Jan Blachowicz stepped into the ring with a record of 23 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 9 by submission.
Luke Rockhold made his way to the ring with a record of 16 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.
The stats suggested Rockhold had advantage in power over Blachowicz, with a 38% knock out percentage over Blachowicz's 22%.
Jan Blachowicz was the older man by 2 years, at 38 years old.
Rockhold had a height advantage of 1 inch over Blachowicz. Despite this, he had 1-inch reach advantage.
Blachowicz was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 11 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 4 months earlier than Rockhold, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 44 more professional rounds, 82 to Rockhold's 38.
Błachowicz vs Rockhold form
Blachowicz had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Dominick Reyes 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.
Previous to that, he had defeated Corey Anderson on 15th February 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Santa Ana Star Center, Rio Rancho, United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat Ronaldo Souza on 16th November 2019 by split decision in their 5 round contest at Ibirapuera Gymnasium, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Before that, he had won against Luke Rockhold on 6th July 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
He had been beaten by Thiago Santos on 23rd February 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at O2 Arena, Prague, Czech Republic.
Blachowicz's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
Rockhold's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 9 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.