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Corey Anderson not sulking on KO loss at UFC on ESPN+ 25: 'Back to the drawing board'

1 month ago   |   By MMAjunkie

Corey Anderson won't be deterred despite stumbling at a critical moment in his career.
Anderson had his four-fight winning streak come to an abrupt halt Saturday when he suffered a first-round knockout loss to Jan Blachowicz in the light heavyweight main event at UFC on ESPN+ 25 at Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, N.M.
A win likely would have put Anderson on the doorstep of a title shot against Jon Jones, who was seated cageside, but instead “Overtime” will have to put even more work in to get that opportunity.
Anderson is seemingly embracing that challenge, though. His first...
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A taunting Jon Jones says Corey Anderson 'ate humble pie' in KO loss to Jan Blachowicz

1 month ago   |   By MMAjunkie

RIO RANCHO, N.M. - The UFC on ESPN+ 25 main event conclusion was good news for Jon Jones for two reasons.
For one, Jan Blachowicz won in a manner which created a new potential challenger for Jones' light heavyweight belt.
“That was an awesome fight,” Jones told MMA Junkie after the event. “I thought Jan Blachowicz did a hell of a job. His boxing looked great.”
Then there was the other side of the coin: Corey Anderson lost, and not only did he lose, but it was via devastating first-round knockout.
The fight was only 3:08 in duration. During that time, Anderson , known for his wrestling...
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UFC Fight Night 167 Stats And Video Highlights: Did Jan Blachowicz Earn A Shot At Jon Jones?

1 month ago   |   By Forbes

Jan Blachowicz KOs Corey Anderson and calls for shot at UFC champ Jon Jones at last night's UFC Fight Night 167
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UFC on ESPN+ 25 bonuses: Jan Blachowicz wins no-brainer 'Performance of the Night'

UFC on ESPN+ 25 bonuses: Jan Blachowicz wins no-brainer 'Performance of the Night'

1 month ago   |   By MMAjunkie

Saturday night was just about a perfect evening for Jan Blachowicz , the kind that ends with a little extra money.
With UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones watching in the front row, Blachowicz knocked Corey Anderson cold in the main event of UFC on ESPN+ 25, using a nasty right hand to finish him at 3:08 of the opening round.
Not only did Blachowicz make a statement in front of Jones, but it earned the Polish contender a “Performance of the Night” bonus of $50,000. That was the fifth career post-fight bonus for Blachowicz, all of which have come over his past eight bouts.
Daniel...
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Jon Jones says Jan Blachowicz 'very deserving' of title shot but open to Dominick Reyes rematch

1 month ago   |   By MMAjunkie

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Jon Jones has options ahead of him.
The UFC light heavyweight champion was impressed with what he saw from top contender Jan Blachowicz on Saturday night at UFC on ESPN+ 25. Yet, despite thinking Blachowicz is deserving of the next title shot after knocking out Corey Anderson in the main event, Jones isn't closing the book on a potential rematch with Dominick Reyes.
“It's something that I definitely consider, but in order for a Dominick Reyes rematch to happen it just needs to take a few meetings with the UFC to make that happen,” Jones told reporters, including MMA...
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UFC Fight Night 167 results: Jan Blachowicz calls for Jon Jones after quick KO win over Corey Anderson

1 month ago   |   By CBS Sports

Blachowicz made a strong case for a shot at reigning light heavyweight champion Jones
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Twitter reacts to Jan Blachowicz's KO of Corey Anderson, callout of Jon Jones at UFC on ESPN+ 25

Twitter reacts to Jan Blachowicz's KO of Corey Anderson, callout of Jon Jones at UFC on ESPN+ 25

1 month ago   |   By MMAjunkie

Jan Blachowicz continued to make his case for a light heavyweight title shot on Saturday when he defeated Corey Anderson in the UFC on ESPN+ 25 main event. And Jon Jones was right there for it.
With the UFC champ cageside, Blachowicz extended his winning streak to three and avenged a September 2015 loss to Anderson with a first-round knockout victory in the headlining bout, which took place at Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, N.M., and streamed on ESPN+.
Check below for the top Twitter reactions to Anderson's victory over Blachowicz at UFC on ESPN+ 25.
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