Jan Blachowicz Believes UFC 267 Is All Set to Be the Best MMA Event of the Year

Published 09/20/2021, 9:20 AM EDT
RIO RANCHO, NEW MEXICO – FEBRUARY 15: Jan Blachowicz of Poland walks to the Octagon prior to his light heavyweight bout against Corey Anderson during the UFC Fight Night event at Santa Ana Star Center on February 15, 2020 in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)


Jan Blachowicz is all set to face Glover Teixeira in the main event at UFC 267. And according to the UFC Light Heavyweight champion, this event will be the biggest MMA event of the year. Ahead of his fight at UFC 267, Blachowicz took some time off to do a Q&A session on Twitter.

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During that session, a Twitter user asked Blachowicz about the UFC 267 event. He asked, “What do you think about #UFC267 fight card over all?” To this Blachowicz confidently replied, “The best card of 2021.”

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Blachowicz will defend his title for the 2nd time when he faces Teixeira at UFC 267. However, this is not the only championship fight set for the night, as Aljamain Sterling will also defend his title against Petr Yan. While these two fights are enough to catch the excitement of every MMA fan, there are various other fights that show great promise.

One such fight is the Welterweight clash between two of the most talented fighters in the UFC, Li Jingliang, and Khamzat Chimaev. While the fight between Amanda Ribas and Virna Jandiroba, also looks promising and can be a surprise package.

The sheer talent that will be on display at the UFC 267 event is incredible. Therefore, it is hard to disagree with Blachowicz about UFC 267 being the best MMA event of the year.

What to expect from the fight between Jan Blachowicz and Glover Teixeira?

The UFC 267 event has a plethora of glorious fights scheduled to take place. However, the biggest fight of the night will definitely be the title clash between Blachowicz and Teixeira.

Coming into this fight, Blachowicz is riding high on a 5 fight win streak and in his last fight performed admirably to defeat Israel Adesanya at the UFC 259 event.

Therefore, the fighter will be high on confidence and will look to defend his title for the second time.

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK – JANUARY 19: Glover Teixeira of Brazil reacts after defeating Karl Roberson of the United States during their light heavyweight fight at UFC Fight Night at Barclays Center on January 19, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Sarah Stier/Getty Images)

However, Teixeira is not far behind and is also on a 5 fight win streak. In his last fight, he defeated Thiago Santos via a 3rd round submission. Now, as both fighters have been in incredible form, it is tough to predict an outcome for the fight.

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However, the one thing that is sure is that when these two fighters collide, it is bound to be an epic fight.

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Which UFC 267 fight are you most excited about? Let us know in the comments.

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Paras Pande

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Paras Pande is a UFC author at EssentiallySports who is pursuing his graduation in Journalism and Mass Communication. An ardent follower of the UFC, he has been covering the sport for 2 years now. Before joining the team at EssentiallySports, Paras gained expertise as an MMA writer whilst working with Sportskeeda.

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