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Blachowicz vs. Rakić March Bout Scraped, Potentially Moved To May

MMA reporter Ariel Helwani revealed today via his substack page that Jan Blachowicz has withdrawn from his March 26 bout against Aleksandar Rakić.

According to the Thursday report, the hope is …read more

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Jan Blachowicz out of March 26th headlining bout against Aleksandar Rakic

Jan Blachowicz is officially out of his March 26th ESPN headliner against Aleksandar Rakic. The former UFC light heavyweight champion was set to be one-half of the first First Night …read more

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Jan Blachowicz vs. Aleksandar Rakic scratched from UFC Columbus

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An injury has forced former UFC light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz to withdraw from the UFC Columbus event, leaving the …read more

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Kamaru Usman reveals he considered fighting Jan Blachowicz

Kamaru Usman is the UFC’s No.1-ranked pound-for-pound fighter. ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ has revealed that he was more than willing to defend that rank in 2020, and move up in weight. …read more

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Kamaru Usman considered fighting Jan Blachowicz for light heavyweight title: ‘I think I would beat him’

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Kamaru Usman becoming a two-division titleholder wouldn’t surprise many fans at this point given everything that he’s …read more

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Kamaru Usman Considered Facing Jan Blachowicz For LHW Belt

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman pondered the idea of furthering his greatness by facing Jan Blachowicz at 205 pounds.

Usman has risen to the top spot in the UFC’s pound-for-pound list …read more

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Kamaru Usman reveals he once considered moving up to light heavyweight to dethrone Jan Blachowicz

Kamaru Usman contemplated jumping up two weight classes to cement his status as MMA’s pound-for-pound best.
Usman (20-1 MMA, 15-0 UFC), the UFC’s reigning and defending welterweight champion, has already notched …read more

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Fights on Tap: Teixeira vs. Procházka among 23 UFC bouts announced 

Glover Teixeira after beating Jan Blachowicz for the light heavyweight championship at UFC 267. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Check out all the …read more

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Posted on January 24, 2022, 6:16 pm By
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Jan Blachowicz says Aleksandar Rakic fight 'gives me some answers' in journey back to UFC title

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz has dealt with loss before, but his last setback clearly stung worse than any others.
“It was a little bit worse because I lost …read more

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Why Anthony Smith thinks Aleksandar Rakic is a good matchup for Jan Blachowicz

Anthony Smith likes Jan Blachowicz’s chances against Aleksandar Rakic.
Former light heavyweight champion Blachowicz (28-9 MMA, 11-6 UFC) will look to rebound when he faces rising contender Rakic (14-2 MMA, 6-1 …read more

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Glover Teixeira Lays Out Detailed Plans For His First LHW Title Defense

Glover Teixeira is already planning his first light heavyweight title defense.

Glover Teixeira is coming off his extraordinary win over Jan Blachowicz at UFC 267. The 42-year-old shocked the world …read more

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Glover Teixeira wants King Mo to be in his camp for Prochazka fight

Glover Teixeira beat Jan Blachowicz at UFC 267. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Glover Teixeira would like the insight of Muhammed Lawal to help …read more

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Glover Teixeira sought 'King Mo' Lawal's help for 'awkward striker' Jiri Prochazka

Glover Teixeira is considering bringing in the last man to defeat Jiri Prochazka for his upcoming training camp.
After scoring a dominant submission finish of Jan Blachowicz to claim the light …read more

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Bookies Deadlocked Over Blachowicz Vs Rakic

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

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Rakić Claims He’s “Much Hungrier” Than Blachowicz

UFC light heavyweight contender Aleksandar Rakić believes he’s “much hungrier” than his upcoming opponent and former champion Jan Blachowicz.

Rakić has spent much longer on the sidelines than he wanted, but …read more

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Blachowicz Vs. Rakic Booked For March Main Event

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A pivotal UFC light heavyweight matchup has been booked for next year as former division champion Jan Blachowicz will meet …read more

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UFC announces return to Columbus for March 26 card headlined by Jan Blachowicz vs. Aleksandar Rakic

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The UFC is taking its Fight Night events back on the road this March.
The promotion announced Saturday that …read more

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Aleksandar Rakic: Despite title loss, Jan Blachowicz 'a tough opponent for sure'

Aleksandar Rakic admits he didn’t expect Jan Blachowicz to lose his UFC light heavyweight title, but that doesn’t mean he’s taking him lightly.
Blachowicz was submitted by Glover Teixeira at UFC …read more

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Aleksandar Rakic reacts after booking March return opposite former UFC champion Jan Blachowicz

Aleksandar Rakic has given his immediate reaction to the news that he’ll battle Jan Blachowicz in a Fight Night main event. In his last two outings, Aleksandar Rakic has established …read more

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