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UFC 259: Błachowicz vs. Adesanya

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03.05.2021 | 2:10 PM ET

I have Petr Yan's jersey from when he KO'd Faber signed and framed on the wall in my living room, just like a sterling fanboy would right? Dumbass.

03.05.2021 | 2:21 PM ET

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Błachowicz vs. Adesanya
Jan Błachowicz, TKO, R2
Adesanya has great skills: excellent kickboxing, very good speed and takedown defense that has improved a lot compared to his first fights. Jan Błachowicz on his way to the belt showed many improvements compared to his past years: Incredible KO power against Rockhold and Corey Anderson, Good Cardio and takedown defense against Souza and excellent level management against Dominick Reyes. The Polish champion is very underrated as in his fight against Dominick Reyes, Jan comes from doing the best performance of his career accompanied by an excellent preparation where he sparred with left-handed boxers to be ready against any attack from Reyes. It seems to me that Adesanya is more focused on that his gameplan can beat anyone (he had more than 6 months to prepare for this fight and we will see how they do with the decision to fight at 200 lbs and not gain considerable muscle mass for the fight ), on the other hand Błachowicz always develops a specific strategy for each opponent. I chose Reyes for the UFC 253 fight and it was clear to me that giving up Jan is not a very good idea. If Błachowicz prepared in the same way as against Dominick Reyes I am sure that he will get the victory (either by KO or Submission). Also we have already seen bigger upsets in 2021, this may be a huge upset because of the media issue (like the Poirier vs. McGregor fight) but leaving that part it could be considered a moderate upset.


03.05.2021 | 2:33 PM ET

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Nunes vs. Anderson
Amanda Nunes, TKO, R1
Anderson is an impressive physical specimen, but she one-demential; she can't fight on the ground.

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