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No regrets: Israel Adesanya 'not heartbroken' about first MMA loss at UFC 259

1 month ago   |   By MMAjunkie

LAS VEGAS - If he was going to lose to someone, Israel Adesanya is glad he lost to a guy like Jan Blachowicz .
According to UFC middleweight champion Adesanya , who lost a unanimous decision to UFC light heavyweight champion Blachowicz in the main event of UFC 259 on Saturday, he accepts the role of losses in competition - and in life.
“Losses are part of life. Losses are something I deal with occasionally,” Adesanya told reporters, including MMA Junkie, at the post-fight news conference. “Just this is my first one in MMA. As I say, it is what it is. If I was going to lose to anyone, what...
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Who Should Israel Adesanya Face Next After Losing to Jan Blachowicz at UFC 259?

Who Should Israel Adesanya Face Next After Losing to Jan Blachowicz at UFC 259?

1 month ago   |   By Bleacher Report

Israel Adesanya 's quest to become a two-division UFC champion didn't go the way he planned. Adesanya, the UFC middleweight champion, attempted to win a second title in the main ...
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UFC 259 results: Jan Blachowicz denies Israel Adesanya's double champion quest, retains title

UFC 259 results: Jan Blachowicz denies Israel Adesanya's double champion quest, retains title

1 month ago   |   By MMAjunkie

Jan Blachowicz is still the light heavyweight champion.
It took him five rounds, but Blachowicz defeated UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya by unanimous decision onSaturday at UFC 259.
The light heavyweight title bout was the UFC 259 main event at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. It aired on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN and early prelims on ESPN+.
In an intriguing clash of styles, Adesanya and Blachowicz both displayed attributes advantageous for their natural weight classes. For Adesanya, his striking was much faster than Blachowicz's. However, when the fight reached entered...
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Twitter reacts to Jan Blachowicz's upset of Israel Adesanya to defend title at UFC 259

1 month ago   |   By MMAjunkie

Jan Blachowicz got his title reign off to a promising start on Saturday when he denied Israel Adesanya 's double-champ attempt in the UFC 259 headliner.
Blachowicz kept his grip on the light heavyweight belt when he earned a unanimous decision victory over middleweight champ Adesanya in their main event matchup, which took place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
Check below for the top Twitter reactions to Blachowicz's title defense over Adesanya at UFC 259.
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