Modified 16 Feb 2020, 12:22 IST
Unless a giant cash combat comes up for Jon Jones quickly, we have already discovered who he’ll be difficult next. The rematch between Corey Anderson and Jan Blachowicz at UFC Fight Night 167 in Rio Rancho was set to find out the next challenger for the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship.
Jan Blachowicz avenged his earlier loss to Corey Anderson in a giant means – knocking him out inside three minutes of the primary spherical. With Rio Rancho being proper outdoors his dwelling of Albuquerque, Jones was Octagon-side and was known as out by Blachowicz after his emphatic victory.
It was greater than only a “call-out”. The Polish fighter went and stared Jones down, confirming his intentions. Jones took to Instagram to publish a video of the confrontation whereas seemingly accepting the problem:
This goes to be an thrilling combat and it is good to see Jones combating ceaselessly once more and going through completely different opponents. Since his return, he is defeated Alexander Gustafsson, Anthony Smith, Thiago Santos, and Dominick Reyes – the latter three by resolution.
Jan Blachowicz is now on a 3-fight win streak and has earned his title shot towards Jones. He’s set for the hardest take a look at of his profession and can be a good larger underdog than Dominick Reyes or Thiago Santos. However, wins over Luke Rockhold, Jacare Souza, and a motivated Corey Anderson was no simple activity.
We can doubtless count on the 2 to fulfill within the early second half of 2020. Every occasion as much as UFC 252 has a fundamental occasion set or deliberate – aside from UFC 251. With neither males taking heavy harm within the final seven days, we will see them having a fast turnaround. It’ll additionally enhance Jones’ probabilities of having three title defenses in a 12 months – a uncommon feat within the UFC.
Published 16 Feb 2020, 12:22 IST
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