Nigerian blended martial artist, Israel Adesanya, has suffered his first profession defeat after he was crushed by Jan Blachowicz, of Poland, by unanimous choice (49-46, 49-45, 49-45) within the early hours of Sunday, March 7, in Las Vegas.
Blachowicz beat Adesanya to retain his mild heavyweight title in the primary event of UFC 259. Adesanya, the UFC middleweight champion, was making an attempt to grow to be simply the fifth fighter in UFC historical past to hold two titles concurrently.
The loss is Adesanya’s first in his skilled MMA profession and brings his file to 20-1. He stays unbeaten at middleweight the place he’s the present UFC champion.