Light-weight heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz to facial area Glover Teixeira at UFC 266
Light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz will put his title on the line for the second time at UFC 266 on Sept. 4 towards prime contender Glover Teixeira. UFC president Dana White broke the news on Wednesday to ESPN.
Blachowicz (28-8) gained the vacant 205-pound title by defeating Dominick Reyes by knockout at UFC 253 in September. He defeated the title against middleweight champion Israel Adesanya at UFC 259 in March. The Polish champion handed Adesanya his to start with profession loss.
Teixeira (32-7), a former title challenger, solidified his spot as the prime contender in the division by placing together a 5-combat successful streak. During his latest operate at the major of the division, Teixeira has acquired two Performance of the Night time bonuses.
When UFC 266 has a main party bout, the place and venue of the planned struggle card has not been disclosed.