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Jan Blachowicz wins, halts Israel Adesanya’s bid to become 2-division champion – ESPN Australia

Jan Blachowicz used his wrestling to spoil Israel Adesanya’s attempt to become a two-division champ, retaining his light heavyweight title by unanimous decision….

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LAS VEGAS — Israel Adesanya’s meteoric rise to UFC superstardom hit a rather large obstacle Saturday night.
Jan Blachowicz beat the previously undefeated Adesanya by unanimous decision (49-46, 49-45, 49-45) to retain his light heavyweight title in the main event of UFC 259.
Adesanya, the UFC middleweight champion, was attempting to become just the fifth fighter in UFC history to hold two titles concurrently.
“It didn’t go exactly the way I wanted it to go, but dare to be great,” Adesanya said….

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