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Jan Błachowicz

"Książę Cieszyński" Jan Błachowicz
  • Name: Jan Błachowicz
  • Professional MMA Record: 18-3-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: Książę Cieszyński
  • Current Streak: 6 Wins
  • Age: 31 | Date of Birth: 1983.02.24
  • Last Fight: October 04, 2014 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Light Heavyweight | Last Weigh-In: 205.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: Ankos Zapasy Poznań
  • Height: 6'2" (188cm) | Reach: 79.0" (201cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $1,000 USD
  • Born: Cieszyn, Poland
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG
  • Fighting out of: Poznań, Poland
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Jan Błachowicz is a professional Polish mixed martial artist who competes in the light heavyweight division. A professional MMA competitor since 2007, Błachowicz has mostly competed for KSW, Poland's biggest promotion, where he is their current light heavyweight champion.

 

Błachowicz entered in KSW's first <95 kg (209 lbs.) tournament at KSW 9. Defeating three opponents in one night, Błachowicz was able to claim the tournament crown. His first opponent was Martin Zawada, who he defeated by unanimous decision. Błachowicz was able to defeat his next two opponents by armbar. Błachowicz went onto defeat Christian M'Pumbu four months later via armbar, before defeating previously unbeaten Maro Perak in December 2008.

 

Looking to expand his horizons after a very successful year 2008, Jan accepted an invitation from Tomasz Drwal and joined him at the Throwdown Training Center in San Diego for a few months. He agreed to temporarily fight at heavyweight, against Lloyd Marshbanks under the War Gods banner, but the event was cancelled. Despite suffering a serious knee injury in July, Jan continued his training, as he agreed to fight "somewhere in Mexico". About three weeks later, his knee suddenly popped in training when executing a takedown. The anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee was destroyed, making a knee reconstruction after his return to Poland inevitable.

 

Jan was planning his comeback fight in March against Aleksander Radosavljevic at WFC 10, but decided to withdraw and was replaced by fellow teammate Antoni Chmielewski. After finally returning from the knee injury and a 17 month layoff, Błachowicz entered into the second KSW <95 kg tournament. Błachowicz had to face two opponents in the same night. His first opponent was the undefeated Brazilian Julio Cezar de Lima whom he was able to knock out with a high kick-right hook combination at 3:40 in the first round. In the semi-final, Błachowicz submitted his training partner Wojciech Orłowski with a rear-naked choke after just 1:37.

 

At KSW 14 Błachowicz faced Daniel Tabera in the final of the tournament, winning via TKO in the second round and once again becoming the KSW Light Heavyweight Tournament Champion. Błachowicz then faced Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou for the vacant KSW Light Heavyweight Championship at KSW 15. He lost the fight via TKO, being unable to answer the bell for the third round. Błachowicz rematched Sokoudjou at KSW 17, once again for the title. He won the bout via unanimous decision and became the new KSW Light Heavyweight Champion. Jan later defended his belt at KSW 20 against Houston Alexander, defeating Alexander by unanimous decision.

 

Błachowicz's next title defense came against Goran Reljic (the fourth former UFC fighter he faced in a row), whom he defeated via unanimous decision to retain his title. Unfortunately he had to wait for more than a year and a half for his next, as his old knee problems returned. During his layoff the UFC finally came calling and he was soon set to make his debut for the biggest MMA organization in the world.


Finally at October 4th, 2014, almost 19 months after his victory over Reljic, Błachowicz finally stepped into the Octagon at the UFC Fight Night 53: Nelson vs. Story in Stockholm. Despite being considered an underdog he made short work of the Swedish wrestler Ilir Latifi, hurting him with a powerful body kick and finishing with punches in less than 2 minutes.

 

 

Last updated 10.05.2014, 7:20 PM ET
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Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Win | KO/TKO
1:58 Round 1 of 3

Ilir Latifi
17-3-0 9-3-0

UFC Fight Night 53: Nelson vs. Story
Main Card | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs

2014.10.04
Odds: +200 (Moderate Underdog) Upset Victory | Weigh-In: 205.0 lbs | Referee: Grant Waterman
Cancelled Bout Virgil Zwicker KSW 25 2013.12.07
Reason: Blachowicz Injury
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Goran Reljic
16-3-0 11-3-0

KSW 22: Pride Time
Main Event | Title Defense | Light HW | 205 lbs

2013.03.16
Disclosed Pay: $1,000 Fight/Night | Weigh-In: 205.25 lbs | Referee: Tomasz Bronder | Walkout Music: Radogost - Tam Skąd Pochodzę
KSW 22 Fight of the Night
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Houston Alexander
15-3-0 13-8-0

KSW 20: Fighting Symphony
Co-Main Event | Title Defense | Light HW | 205 lbs

2012.09.15
Odds: -585 (Heavy Favorite) | Weigh-In: 204.369 lbs | Referee: Tomasz Bronder
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Mario Miranda
14-3-0 13-3-0

KSW 18: Unfinished Sympathy
Co-Main Event | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs

2012.02.25
Weigh-In: 205.03 lbs | Referee: Tomasz Bronder
KSW 18 Fight of the Night
Cancelled Bout Dave Branch KSW 18 2012.02.25
Reason: Branch Removed From Bout
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou
13-3-0 12-9-0

KSW 17: Revenge
Main Card | Title Challenge | Light HW | 205 lbs

2011.11.26
Weigh-In: 205.03 lbs | Referee: Piotr Bagiński
KSW 17 Fight of the Night
Win | Submission | Choke
1:23 Round 2 of 2, 6:23 Total

Toni Valtonen
12-3-0 24-11-0

KSW 16: Konfrontacja
Main Card | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs

2011.05.21
Weigh-In: 205.691 lbs
Loss | KO/TKO | Retired
5:00 Round 2 of 3, 10:00 Total

Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou
12-2-0 10-8-0

KSW 15: Modern Gladiators
Co-Main Event | Vacant Title | Light Heavyweight | 205

2011.03.19
Weigh-In: 205.14 lbs | Referee: Tomasz Bronder
Win | KO/TKO | Retired

Daniel Tabera

Konfrontacja Sztuk Walki

2010.09.18
Win | Submission | Choke

Nikolai Onikienko

World Absolute Fighting Championship

2010.06.23
Win | Submission | Choke

Wojciech Orłowski

Konfrontacja Sztuk Walki

2010.05.07
Win | KO/TKO | Punch

Julio Cezar de Lima

Konfrontacja Sztuk Walki

2010.05.07
Win | Submission | Choke

Maro Perak

Konfrontacja Sztuk Walki

2008.12.12
Win | Submission | Armlock

Christian M'Pumbu

Konfrontacja Sztuk Walki

2008.09.13
Win | Submission | Armlock
4:13 Round 1 of 2

Aziz Karaoglu
3-2-0 5-3-0

KSW 9: Powrót Mistrzów
Main Card | Tournament Finals | 209 lbs

2008.05.09
Weigh-In: 207.235 lbs | Referee: Robert Kostecki | Walkout Music: Carl Orff - Carmina Burana
Cancelled Bout Daniel Dowda KSW 9 2008.05.09
Reason: Dowda Exhaustion
Win | Submission | Armlock
2:54 Round 2 of 2, 7:54 Total

Antoni Chmielewski
3-2-0 15-2-0

KSW 9: Powrót Mistrzów
Main Card | Tournament Semifinal | 209 lbs

2008.05.09
Weigh-In: 207.235 lbs | Referee: Robert Kostecki | Walkout Music: Carl Orff - Carmina Burana
Win | Decision | Unanimous
2 Rounds, 10:00 Total

Martin Zawada
3-2-0 18-6-0

KSW 9: Powrót Mistrzów
Main Card | Tournament Quarterfinal | 209 lbs

2008.05.09
Weigh-In: 207.235 lbs | Referee: Robert Kostecki | Walkout Music: Carl Orff - Carmina Burana
Loss | Submission | Shoulder
1:57 Round 1 of 2

Andre Fyeet
3-1-0 2-9-0

KSW 8
Main Card | Tournament Quarterfinal

2007.11.10
Weigh-In: 207.235 lbs | Referee: Robert Kostecki | Walkout Music: System of a Down - Chop Suey!
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Pawel Gasinski

Konfrontacja Sztuk Walki

2007.09.15
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Sebastian Olchawa

Konfrontacja Sztuk Walki

2007.09.15
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Daniel Dowda

Konfrontacja Sztuk Walki

2007.09.15
Loss | Decision | Unanimous

Marcin Krysztofiak

Poland Regional

2007.02.25

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