Nigeria’s Israel Adesanya has lost his first official UFC fight to Jan Blachowicz who still retains his title as Light heavyweight champion.
Jan Blachowicz rallied in the fourth and fifth rounds to hand Israel Adesanya his first loss and retain the UFC light heavyweight title.
Light heavyweight title-holder Jan Blachowicz (28-8) defeated previously undefeated middleweight champion Israel Adesanya (20-1) by unanimous decision at UFC 259 in Las Vegas on Saturday.
In the other co-main event, Amanda Nunes (21-4) easily defended her featherweight crown by defeating Megan Anderson (11-5). Aljamain Sterling (20-3) won the bantamweight title after Petr Yan (15-2) lost by disqualification.