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Match To Make After UFC Vegas 54

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The Light Heavyweight fight between Jan Blachowicz and Aleksandar Rakic fight — which headlined UFC Vegas 54 last night (Sat., …read more

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Mick Maynard's Shoes: What's next for Aleksandar Rakic after UFC on ESPN 36 loss?

(ALSO SEE: Mick Maynard’s Shoes: What’s next for Jan Blachowicz after UFC on ESPN 36 win?)
Aleksandar Rakic’s quest to secure his first UFC title fight opportunity was squandered by injury …read more

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Mick Maynard's Shoes: What's next for Jan Blachowicz after UFC on ESPN 36 win?

(ALSO SEE: Mick Maynard’s Shoes: What’s next for Aleksandar Rakic after UFC on ESPN 36 loss?)
Jan Blachowicz may not have won the UFC on ESPN 36 main event in the …read more

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Jan Blachowicz speaks out following victory over Aleksandar Rakic at UFC Vegas 54: “My body was tougher tonight”

Former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jan Blachowicz has shared his view on what transpired in his win over Aleksandar Rakic.
Blachowicz went one-on-one with Rakic in the main event of UFC …read more

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Blachowicz Battled Cut, Stolen Car, And Diarrhea On Route To UFC Vegas 54 Win

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Despite having a terrible camp leading into his fight with Aleksandar Rakic, Jan Blachowicz feels like he’s enjoying fights again …read more

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Aleksandar Rakic: Knee Injury Originally Occurred ‘3 Weeks Ago in Camp’

Aleksandar Rakic’s night ended in unfortunate fashion at UFC on ESPN 36, as a knee injury resulted in a third-round TKO defeat to Jan Blachowicz in Saturday’s headliner at the …read more

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Jan Blachowicz on TKO Win Over Aleksandar Rakic: ‘My Body Was Tougher Tonight’

Jan Blachowicz admittedly would have preferred a clean finish against Aleksandar Rakic in the UFC on ESPN 36 main event, but the Polish light heavyweight was nontheless pleased with the …read more

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Aleksandar Rakic issues statement following fight-ending injury against Jan Blachowicz at UFC Vegas 54

Aleksandar Rakic has spoken out following his UFC Vegas 54 defeat against Jan Blachowicz.
Things certainly didn’t end the way Rakic or even Blachowicz had anticipated. Both men traded bombs and …read more

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Jan Blachowicz calls for ‘obvious’ title shot after win over Aleksandar Rakic: ‘My body was tougher tonight’

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Jan Blachowicz would much rather celebrate a knockout or submission win, but he’s certainly not going to complain after getting …read more

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Video: Doctor breakdown on Rakic’s shock injury

Aleksandar Rakic during his fight with Jan Blachowicz at UFC Vegas 54. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Aleksandar Rakic is suspected of suffering a …read more

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Glover Teixeira Offers Jan Blachowicz Title Shot After UFC 275

UFC light heavyweight champion Glover Teixeira has offered Jan Blachowicz a chance at the belt after Teixeira’s scheduled title defense at UFC 275.

The Brazilian champion posted the offer on Twitter …read more

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Jan Blachowicz headed to eye surgery on Monday

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz suffered a cut near the tear duct region of his left eye during the first round of the UFC Vegas 54 main event …read more

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UFC Vegas 54 Bonus Report: Chookagian vs. Ribas gets FOTN

The Octagon returned to Nevada for tonight’s UFC Vegas 54 event, an eleven-bout fight card headlined by Jan Blachowicz vs. Aleksandar Rakic.
The highly anticipated light heavyweight main event was a …read more

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Highlights! Rakic Blows Knee Out In Main Event Brawl

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Aleksandar Rakic blew his knee out in his main event clash with Jan Blachowicz last night (Sat., May 14, 2022) …read more

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UFC Vegas 54 Results: Jan Blachowicz defeats Aleksandar Rakic (Video)

Tonight’s UFC Vegas 54 event is headlined by a key light heavyweight matchup featuring Jan Blachowicz taking on Aleksandar Rakic.
Blachowicz (28-9 MMA) will be returning to action for the first …read more

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Jan Blachowicz vs. Aleksandar Rakic full fight video highlights

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Watch Jan Blachowicz vs. Aleksandar Rakic full fight video highlights from the main event of UFC Vegas 54, courtesy of …read more

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Jan Blachowicz wins after Aleksandar Rakic suffers devastating knee injury at UFC Vegas 54

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Jan Blachowicz was looking to chop down Aleksandar Rakic with leg kicks, but it was ultimately a devastating knee injury …read more

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Twitter reacts to Jan Blachowicz's injury TKO win over Aleksandar Rakic at UFC on ESPN 36

Jan Blachowicz rebounded from losing the light heavyweight title against Aleksandar Rakic in the UFC on ESPN 36 main event, but it came in anticlimactic fashion.
Blachowicz (29-9 MMA, 12-6 UFC) …read more

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UFC Vegas 54 video: Jan Blachowicz defeats Aleksandar Rakic due to freak leg injury

Jan Blachowicz defeated Aleksandar Rakic due to freak leg injury in the UFC Vegas 54 main event | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

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UFC Vegas 54 in Tweets: Pros react to Aleksandar Rakic’s knee injury, Jan Blachowicz’s win

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Jan Blachowicz is a winner once more, and while his performance had people talking, the finish of his fight with …read more

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UFC Vegas 54 results: Jan Blachowicz wins by injury TKO over Aleksandar Rakic

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Pros react after Jan Blachowicz defeats Aleksandar Rakic at UFC Vegas 54

Tonight’s UFC Vegas 54 event was headlined by a key light heavyweight bout featuring Jan Blachowicz taking on Aleksandar Rakic.
Blachowicz (29-9 MMA) was returning to action for the first time …read more

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Blachowicz Vs. Rakic Live Fight Stream!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Light Heavyweight talents Jan Blachowicz and Aleksandar Rakic will go to war tonight (Sat., May 14, …read more

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UFC Vegas 54 live blog: Jan Blachowicz vs. Aleksandar Rakic

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This is the UFC Vegas 54 live blog for the pivotal light heavyweight main event between former champion Jan Blachowicz …read more

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UFC Vegas 54: ‘Blachowicz vs. Rakic’ Live Results and Highlights

The Octagon returns to Nevada for tonight’s UFC Vegas 54 event, an eleven-bout fight card headliner by Jan Blachowicz vs. Aleksandar Rakic.
Blachowicz (28-9 MMA) will be returning to action for …read more

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Blachowicz Predictions ‘Very Tough, Short Fight’ At UFC Vegas 54

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In his first bout since losing the UFC light heavyweight championship Jan Blachowicz is hoping to make a big statement …read more

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Jan Blachowicz Recalls Make Or Break Moment In The UFC

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz has pinpointed the make-or-break moment that shaped his future success inside the Octagon.

While not many have a more inspiring story of redemption …read more

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UFC Vegas 54 Clash: Blachowicz Vs. Rakic!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Light Heavyweight talents Aleksandar Rakic and Jan Blachowicz will clash TONIGHT (Sat., May 14, 2022) at …read more

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Jan Blachowicz explains response to Sean Strickland after ‘stupid and crazy’ comments on Russian invasion in Ukraine

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Jan Blachowicz usually saves confrontations for the cage rather than social media but he felt compelled to fire back at …read more

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Blachowicz Wants All Of Usman’s Smoke: ‘I Will Be Ready’

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Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz is hoping to get back on track with a win over Aleksandar Rakic …read more

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Jan Blachowicz aiming for a title shot with a decisive victory over Aleksandar Rakic: “It’ll be a very tough, short fight”

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz expects to be fighting for gold again soon.
The Polish fighter has been out of the octagon since UFC 267 in October 2021. Blachowicz was …read more

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Staredowns! Blachowicz And Rakic Mash Face At UFC Vegas 54 Weigh-Ins

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Faceoffs don’t get any closer than the one we just saw from UFC Vegas 54 main eventers Jan Blachowicz and Aleksander Rakic. …read more

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UFC on ESPN 36 Weigh-in Results: Main Event Set; 1 Fighter Heavy

Former light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz takes on contender Aleksandar Rakic. …read more

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UFC Vegas 54 weigh-in results: Jan Blachowicz, Aleksandar Rakic on point for light heavyweight contenders’ bout

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Jan Blachowicz and Aleksandar Rakic are set for a pivotal light heavyweight bout.
The 205-pound contenders — Blachowicz is currently No. …read more

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UFC on ESPN 36 video: Jan Blachowicz, Aleksandar Rakic on weight for main event

The UFC on ESPN 36 headliner between Jan Blachowicz and Aleksandar Rakic is official.
Former UFC light heavyweight champion Blachowicz (28-9 MMA, 11-6 UFC) and surging contender Rakic (14-2 MMA, 6-1 …read more

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Jan Blachowicz open to fighting Kamaru Usman after welterweight champ calls him a favorable matchup: “That would be a pleasure for me”

Jan Blachowicz  is advising he’s open to fighting Kamaru Usman after the welterweight champion called him a favorable matchup.
Kamaru Usman, (20-1 MMA), last fought in November of 2021 at UFC …read more

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Blachowicz: It Would Be A “Pleasure” To Fight Kamaru Usman

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz has left the door open for a potential future fight with welterweight titleholder Kamaru Usman.

Earlier this year, Usman, who has reigned supreme over …read more

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Pro fighters make their picks for Jan Blachowicz vs. Aleksandar Rakic

In the main event of UFC Vegas 54, a pivotal light heavyweight bout headlines the card as former champ Jan Blachowicz takes on Aleksandar Rakic. Heading into the fight, Blachowicz …read more

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Fighter On Fighter! Breaking Down ‘Polish Power!’

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Light Heavyweight kingpin, Jan Blachowicz, will attempt to rebound versus rising contender, …read more

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Jan Blachowicz hopes to take title back from Glover Teixeira after UFC on ESPN 36

LAS VEGAS – Jan Blachowicz wants to return the favor to Glover Teixeira, and he hopes he gets the chance to do it.
Teixeira (33-7 MMA, 16-5 UFC) took the light …read more

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Jan Blachowicz Would Love To Fight Vladimir Putin: ‘Put Him In His Place’

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz wants a shot at Russian President Vladimir Putin in a fight.

Blachowicz is set to face Aleksandar Rakic this Saturday in a No. 1 …read more

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Aleksandar Rakic predicts breakout win over Jan Blachowicz at UFC on ESPN 36, long title reign

LAS VEGAS – Aleksandar Rakic has been in the lab working on his game for more than one year since he’s last appeared in the octagon.
The break hasn’t been ideal …read more

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Jan Blachowicz rooting for Glover Teixeira to win at UFC 275, hopes champ won’t retire

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Jan Blachowicz knows he had a really bad night when he lost to Glover Teixeira this past October. But rather …read more

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UFC Vegas 54: Blachowicz vs. Rakic fight card

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Check out the fight card lineup for UFC Vegas 54. The UFC …read more

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Posted on May 10, 2022, 1:16 am By
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UFC on ESPN 36: Make your predictions for Jan Blachowicz vs. Aleksandar Rakic

We want your predictions for Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 36 event in Las Vegas.
Our staff picks feature includes the consensus picks from MMA Junkie readers. Simply cast your vote for …read more

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Report: Rockhold vs. Costa targeted for August UFC card

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Former middleweight champion …read more

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Jan Blachowicz details ‘scary’ injury that left him temporarily paralyzed on one side of body

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Jan Blachowicz never wants to pull out of a fight, but he had no choice but to delay his upcoming …read more

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'He has better skills': Jiri Prochazka predicts Jan Blachowicz vs. Aleksandar Rakic

Jiri Prochazka has weighed in on the upcoming matchup between Jan Blachowicz and Aleksandar Rakic.
Former light heavyweight champion Blachowicz (28-9 MMA, 11-6 UFC) meets Rakic (14-2 MMA, 6-1 UFC) in …read more

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Corey Anderson reveals the advice Daniel Cormier gave him that changed his career trajectory forever

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Corey Anderson was lost.
Coming off a knockout to future UFC champion Jan Blachowicz, which stopped the momentum he was building towards a …read more

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Impatient with Paulo Costa's delays, Luke Rockhold eager to begin UFC title run: 'I want to get to Izzy'

Luke Rockhold is past the point of patience.
A former UFC middleweight champion, Rockhold (16-5 MMA, 9-4 UFC) has not competed since a July 2019 loss to Jan Blachowicz. While injuries …read more

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Blachowicz Calls On “Monster” Putin To End Russia “Madness” In Ukraine

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz has branded Russian leader Vladimir Putin a “monster” for his instigation of war in Ukraine.

At the end of February, Russia launched a full-scale …read more

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Former light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz will start his climb back toward the top of the 205-pound mountain when he collides with streaking division …read more

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Jan Blachowicz vs. Aleksandar Rakic Rebooked to Headline UFC Fight Night on May 14

A pivotal light heavyweight showdown pitting Jan Blachowicz against Aleksandar Rakic has been rescheduled for an Ultimate Fighting Championship card on May 14. …read more

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Jan Blachowicz vs. Aleksandar Rakic rebooked for UFC Fight Night on May 14 main event

Jan Blachowicz vs. Aleksandar Rakic has been rebooked for May.
The pair originally was scheduled to headline UFC on ESPN 33 on March 26, but Blachowicz withdrew due to injury. They …read more

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Jan Blachowicz vs. Aleksandar Rakic rescheduled as UFC main event on May 14

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A light heavyweight showdown between Jan Blachowicz and Aleksandar Rakic has been rescheduled for the upcoming UFC Fight Night card …read more

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Blachowicz Vows To ‘Put Everything Back In Right Place’ Against Rakić

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz is looking to reclaim the 205-pound throne beginning with Aleksandar Rakić.

But looking ahead often means reflecting on the past, and in Blachowicz’s case, …read more

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Blachowicz Vs Rakic Rebooked For UFC Vegas 54

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz will look to bounce back from his …read more

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Former UFC champion Jan Blachowicz slated to return on May 14 against Aleksandar Rakić

Fight fans are in for a pivotal light heavyweight tilt between Jan Blachowicz and Aleksandar Rakić. Ariel Helwani reports that the 205-pound collision is set for a UFC Vegas event …read more

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