UFC champion Adesanya suffers first career defeat

New Zealand mixed style fighter (MMA) Israel Adesanya lost in a duel with the representative of Poland Jan Blakhovich.

The fight led the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) tournament. The bout was held in the light heavyweight category, where Blakhovich defended the title. Adesanya also holds the middleweight belt.

The fight lasted all five rounds. Adesanya conceded by decision. This defeat was the first in his career.

Adesanya has 20 wins in MMA with only one defeat.

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Author: Oleg Ceban
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