Reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight titleholder Israel Adesanya will jump up to light heavyweight in his “champ champ” quest opposite current 205-pound kingpin Jan Blachowicz in the UFC 259 pay-per-view (PPV) main event on March 6 in Las Vegas.
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Adesanya (20-0) made his UFC debut roughly three years back and during that time has racked up nine straight wins, four by way of knockout. As for Blachowicz (27-8), he’s put together an 8-1 run dating back to Oct. 2017 and is fresh off his title-winning finish over light heavyweight contender Dominick Reyes.
UFC 259 will be co-headlined by the women’s featherweight title fight pitting Amanda Nunes against Megan Anderson. Elsewhere on the card, UFC bantamweight champion Petr Yan defends his 135-pound strap against top contender Aljamain Sterling.
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