Jan Blachowicz, the only fighter to beat Israel Adesanya, is now aiming to claim another spectacular victory in his upcoming UFC light heavyweight title defense against Glover Teixeira at UFC 267. Ahead of his title fight, here we take a look at five facts about the Polish power puncher.
At Muay Thai world championships, Blachowicz is a 2008 Busan gold medalist and a 2007 Bangkok bronze medalist in the 91 kg class.
Blachowicz was the reigning and defending KSW light heavyweight champion before he joined the UFC.
Blachowicz is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt. Furthermore, he has won several BJJ tournaments.
Blachowicz graduated as a civil engineer technician.
Blachowicz worked as a security guard at the clubs before he made a name for himself in the MMA world.