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Sunday, Mar 07, 2021

UFC 259: Jan Blachowicz Hands Israel Adesanya First MMA Loss

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By FCF Staff

Here are the results from UFC 259, which saw Jan Blachowicz hand Israel Adesanya his first, MMA loss.

The light heavyweight champ mixed in his wrestling later in the bout, and outscored Adesanya for the unanimous decision win.

The card also feature Aljamain Sterling winning the bantamweight title, after Petr Yan hit him with an illegal knee and he could not continue.

In the card’s other title fight, featherweight champ Amanda Nunes submitted Megan Anderson in the first round with an armbar.

UFC 259 took place at the Apex Facility in Las Vegas.

Jan Blachowicz def. Israel Adesanya via unanimous decision (49-46, 49-45, 49-45)
Amanda Nunes def. Megan Anderson via submission (armbar) R1, 2:03
Aljamain Sterling def. Petr Yan via disqualification (illegal knee) R4, 4:29
Islam Makhachev def. Drew Dober via submission (arm-triangle choke) R3, 1:37
Aleksandar Rakic def. Thiago Santos via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Dominick Cruz def. Casey Kenney via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)
Kyler Phillips def. Song Yadong via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Askar Askarov def. Joseph Benavidez via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
Kai Kara-France def. Rogerio Bontorin via TKO (punch) R1, 4:55
Tim Elliott def. Jordan Espinosa via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-25)
Kennedy Nzechukwu def. Carlos Ulberg via TKO (punches) R2, 3:19
Sean Brady def. Jake Matthews via submission (arm-triangle choke) R3, 3:28
Amanda Lemos def. Livinha Souza via TKO (punch) R1, 3:39
Uros Medic def. Aalon Cruz via TKO (strikes) R1, 1:40
Trevin Jones def. Mario Bautista via TKO (punches) R2, 0:47

Results via MMA Junkie

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posted by FCF Staff @ 1:32 am
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