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UFC 259 results, highlights: Jan Blachowicz upsets Israel Adesanya to retain light heavyweight title – CBSSports.com

Blachowicz was a betting underdog against the rising champion Adesanya on Saturday as he held on to his 205-pound title

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Jan Blachowicz has been doubted at every turn on his rise to becoming the light heavyweight champion, and it continued ahead of his first title defense on Saturday. But once again, Blachowicz defied the odds and retained his championship in the main event of UFC 259 with a win over middleweight champion Israel Adesanya in Adesanya’s bid to become a two-division champion.
Blachowicz and Adesanya fought a tense first three rounds, with both men looking to minimize mistakes and make the other pay….

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