Israel Adesanya gets first career loss


Jan Blachowicz beats Israel Adesanya to remain the light heavyweight champion.

In just over three years since joining the UFC, Israel Adesanya won the middleweight title, putting together a nine-fight win streak and he also challenged for light heavyweight gold where history eluded him at UFC 259, but the future is still bright for the middleweight king. The Nigerian born fighter met a Jan Blachowicz who since starting his UFC run with a 2-4 record, won 9 of his last 10 fights, became undisputed UFC light heavyweight champion and handed Israel Adesanya his first defeat.

Jan Blachowicz out struck Israel Adesanya 107-78 in significant strikes.