Israel Adesanya Vs. Jan Blachowicz is officially on the card of UFC 259 thus, with this the process of drawing conclusions also gets the green signal.
For weeks the speculations were rife that Israel Adesanya Vs. Jan Blachowicz is being targeted to headline UFC 259, and just before new year’s eve the official confirmation about the scheduled matchup arrived from the UFC’s side.
It’ll be Champ vs. Champ at UFC 259 on March 6. Israel Adesanya (@stylebender) vs. Jan Blachowicz (@JanBlachowicz) for the 205 title, per Dana White. What happens in this one? pic.twitter.com/sdTRZ6Drnw
— Brett Okamoto (@bokamotoESPN) December 31, 2020
UFC 259 is the marquee event of March and will take place on the 6th of the month. The show already has a colossal co-main event lined up in the form of Amanda Nunes Vs. Megan Anderson, and now with the imprint of UFC Middleweight champion Vs. UFC Light Heavyweight champion, the show might later get in the contention of the biggest card of the year and even become the Pay-Per-View of the year. However, that’s a case of a distant future and will depend on what spectacle is in store on March 6.
Israel Adesanya Vs. Jan Blachowicz: Who will start as the favorite?
Even though it is a champion Vs. Champion match but, the odds heavily favor Israel Adesanya. The Last Stylebender’s undefeated record, his experience in title bouts, combined with his supreme striking ability might be the prime factors behind the favorite‘s tag.
Moreover, against Jan he won’t be defending his Middleweight title, which also is a favorable element on his part.
However, the 31-year-old will be stepping up on the weight ladder and will compete as a Light Heavyweight, which could give Blachowicz an edge, as he has only fought in one division which is the concerned 205-weight class and besides that, the Polish fighter will be defending his title for the first time. So, might be determined to showcase the spectacle of Polish power again.
Therefore, who will ultimately prevail is a matter of the future, and at this time only conjectures can be drawn.
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