Nigerian combined martial arts fighter Israel Adesanya suffered his first profession loss after being defeated by Poland’s Jan Blachowicz by unanimous determination (49-46, 49-45, 49-45) within the early hours of Sunday, 7 March in Las Vegas.
Blachowicz defeated Adesanya to retain the sunshine heavyweight title within the UFC 259 essential occasion. Adesanya, the UFC middleweight champion, was attempting to turn out to be simply the fifth fighter in UFC historical past to have two titles on the similar time.
The defeat is Adesanya’s first in his skilled MMA profession and brings his report to 20-1. He stays undefeated at middleweight, the place he’s the present UFC champion.