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Jan Błachowicz

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Jan Błachowicz

Histórico do atleta

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Learn more about Jan Blachowicz's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Active
Cidade natal
Cieszyn, Poland
Equipe
Ankos MMA - Zapaśniczy 67, Warszawa
Estilo de luta
MMA
Idade
41
Altura
74.00
Peso
205.00
Estreia no UFC
04.10.14
Envergadura
78.00
Alcance das pernas
44.00
  • Pro since 2007
     
  • Nine wins by KO, nine by submission (4 RNC, 3 armbar, bulldog choke, arm triangle)
     
  • Seven first round finishes
     
  • Has won 17 of his last 25 (four of those pre-UFC wins are over UFC vets Goran Reljic, Houston Alexander, Mario Miranda, Sokoudjou)
     
  • Has won six of his last nine (6-2-1)
     
  • Last pre-UFC loss was to Sokoudjou in 2011; the defeat was avenged eight months later

UFC 291 (7/29/23) Blachowicz lost a three round split decision to Alex Pereira 

UFC 282 (12/10/22) Blachowicz fought to a five round draw with Magomed Ankalaev in a fight for the vacant UFC light heavyweight title

UFC on ESPN (5/14/22) Blachowicz defeated Aleksandar Rakic via TKO (injury) at 1:11 of the third round

UFC 267 (10/30/21) Blachowicz was submitted by Glover Teixeira via rear naked choke at 3:02 of the second round, losing his UFC light heavyweight title

UFC 259 (3/6/21) Blachowicz won a five round unanimous decision over Israel Adesanya to retain his UFC light heavyweight title

UFC 253 (9/27/20) Blachowicz stopped Dominick Reyes via strikes at 4:36 of the second round to win the vacant UFC light heavyweight title

UFC Fight Night (2/15/20) Blachowicz knocked out Corey Anderson at 3:08 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (11/16/19) Blachowicz won a five round split decision over Ronaldo Souza

UFC 239 (7/6/19) Blachowicz knocked out Luke Rockhold at 1:39 of the second round

UFC Fight Night (2/23/19) Blachowicz was stopped by Thiago Santos via strikes at :39 of the third round

UFC Fight Night (9/15/18) Blachowicz submitted Nikita Krylov via arm triangle at 2:41 of the second round

UFC Fight Night (3/17/18) Blachowicz won a three round unanimous decision over Jimi Manuwa

UFC on FOX (12/16/17) Blachowicz won a three round unanimous decision over Jared Cannonier

UFC Fight Night (10/21/17) Blachowicz submitted Devin Clark via bulldog choke at 3:02 of the second round

UFC 210 (4/8/17) Blachowicz lost a three round majority decision to Patrick Cummins

UFC Fight Night (9/3/16) Blachowicz lost a three round unanimous decision to Alexander Gustafsson

UFC Fight Night (4/10/16) Blachowicz won a three round unanimous decision over Igor Pokrajac

UFC 191 (9/5/15) Blachowicz lost a three round unanimous decision to Corey Anderson

UFC Fight Night (4/11/15) Blachowicz lost a three round unanimous decision to Jimi Manuwa

UFC Fight Night (10/4/14) Blachowicz stopped Ilir Latifi via strikes at 1:58 of the first round

When and why did you start training for fighting? I turned professional in MMA in 2007

What ranks and titles have you held? Amateur Muay Thai Champion of the World, Korea 2008, KSW Light Heavyweight Title Holder

Do you have any heroes? The Witcher – a character from the fantasy book.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? When I got to the UFC, the first thing on my mind was "finally, my biggest dream is starting to come true." I was working really hard for this my whole life and it's a great feeling. I can't wait for my debut.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I graduated as a civil engineer technician.

What was your job before you started fighting? Security guard at the clubs.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Several Muay Thai, grappling, and jiu-jitsu titles

Ranks in any martial arts styles: BJJ black belt

Favorite grappling technique: kimura, rear-naked choke

Favorite Striking technique: left high kick, left straight