The freshly minted light heavyweight winner, Jan Blachowicz often knew that a battle with middleweight champ, Israel Adesanya would materialize.
Within the Las Vegas, UFC Apex the huge UFC 259 card attributes 3 championship fights. Nonetheless, one in particular pits two champions from distinct bodyweight lessons collectively. In point, the light heavyweight winner also thinks he’s a fantastic matchup against the prolonged Adesanya from Town Kickboxing Academy. The night will culminate with these two waging war inside of the cage. Even ahead of the struggle was set in stone, Blachowicz understood from the get-go that Adesanya was on his radar.
“Not correct just after the struggle. But, eight hrs immediately after the occasion I realized they would make this combat,” Jan Blachowicz claimed on Just Scrap Radio on BJPENN.com. “The UFC sent me a concept asked if I preferred to battle towards Adesanya in December when I was on the airplane back again to Poland a pair of hrs later. I knew he would be my opponent but not in December, I required March.”
Obviously, the fight was in negotiation after Jan Blachowicz admitted that the advertising contacted him. Next his knockout earn over Dominick Reyes, it was obvious his job trajectory was on the up. Then talks of a attainable combat with the middleweight champion Adesanya arrived collectively.
At UFC 259, the Polish striker will get an opportunity to make his 1st title protection and it’s a big one particular. Not only that, but Jan Blachowicz also thinks that his type matches pretty properly against Adesanya’s.
“It is a very good matchup for me,” Blachowicz defined. “I’m an underdog like constantly but I never treatment. When I win this struggle, I confirm to people that I should have regard. A ton of individuals nevertheless don’t think in me.”
Regardless of currently being the underdog, Blachowicz provides really serious complications on the toes. Since his electrical power is the driving tale of the matchup, there is no doubt Adesanya is preparing a general performance equivalent to his previous a person. When the middleweight winner, manages range and picks his photographs, it’s an exceptionally challenging hill to get around, just question Paulo Costa.
As UFC 259 ways, who do you see profitable in the light-weight heavyweight championship combat? Israel Adesanya or Jan Blachowicz?