The fight marked the sixth champ vs. champ fight in octagon history as Adesanya tried to become the fifth UFC fighter to hold belts in two divisions simultaneously. The middleweight champion before now, remained undefeated in his professional career with nine UFC wins.
Jan Blachowicz defeated Israel Adesanya via unanimous decision (49-46, 49-45 x2).
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Jan Blachowicz in full control over Israel Adesanya to end round 5 😳 #UFC259
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