In a little over 2 weeks Jan Blachowicz obtains a possibility to do what no male has actually performed in specialist combined fighting styles competitors: loss Israel Adesanya.
Reigning UFC middleweight champ ‘The Last Stylebender’ will certainly go up to the light heavyweight layer to go after a globe title in a second weight course in the UFC 259 centerpiece on March 6 where he will certainly deal with Blachowicz, the initial male not called Jon or Daniel to hold the promo’s 205-pound belt in the most effective component of a years.
And while no person can yet declare success over the very enjoyable Adesanya, Blachowicz states that he is the male to do simply that– as well as has actually also forecasted exactly how he sees himself obtaining his hand elevated in Las Vegas following month.
“I don’t focus on [Adesanya], I focus on me,” Blachowicz claimed to SCMP Mixed Martial Arts “I don’t focus on him and his hype and stuff like this. I focus on my shape, about my cardio, about my strengths. I’m focused on everything around me, not around him. He’s just another opponent and I just have to beat him. This is one thing I have in my head right now, nothing else.”
Adesanya has a best document in combined fighting styles to day as well as has actually seldom also remained in any type of actual threat in his UFC period to day, conserve for a couple of unstable minutes versus Kelvin Gastelum as well as Marvin Vettori yet in spite of Adesanya’s quality, Blachowicz states he sees chances.
“We see his holes,” Blachowicz claimed. “Where we can place our hands on his face. We recognize that he is an actually great stand competitor, truly great striking, truly great maneuvering. And he has his very own design yet we await that.
“Maybe [past opponents] were afraid of him. I am not. Maybe they don’t fight the way how to beat him. I’m going to be the first one. And after our fight, he will be 20-1.”
And when it comes to exactly how the coating will certainly come, the Pole states he sees it plainly.
“I see KO in the second round,” Blachowicz forecasted. “Left high kick on his head. This is what I see. I believe in my style, I believe in my power, I believe that I can beat him and I will. And I promise you he is gonna feel ‘The Legendary Polish Power’.”