Jan Blachowicz returned to the UFC Octagon saturday night for UFC 259 to take on Israel Adesanya. The event took place on Saturday, March 6, 2021, at the UFC APEX facility in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Blachowicz vs. Adesanya featured 15 bouts, some were more fun to watch than others.
UFC 259 was headlined by a fight between Jan Blachowicz and Israel Adesanya, with Amanda Nunes vs. Megan Anderson serving as the night’s co-main event. Elsewhere on the card, Askar Askarov went to battle against Joseph Benavidez. Let’s find out who won at the UFC 259. View the full results for ‘Blachowicz vs. Adesanya’-led fight card below.
UFC 259: Blachowicz vs. Adesanya
|March 6, 2021|
UFC APEX facility
|Las Vegas, Nevada, USA|
|Jan Blachowicz vs. Israel Adesanya|
|Amanda Nunes vs. Megan Anderson|
UFC 259 was live 103 days ago and was the 553rd event in UFC history, including pay-per-views, UFC Fight Nights, and The Ultimate Fighter season finales.
Who won at UFC 259
Below is the 15-fight order and UFC 259 results. Here are the real winners and losers from Saturday‘s event:
- Jan Blachowicz defeated Israel Adesanya via Decision (Unanimous) (Round 5 / 5:00)
- Amanda Nunes defeated Megan Anderson by Submission (Reverse Triangle Armbar) (Round 1 / 2:03)
- Aljamain Sterling defeated Petr Yan via Disqualification (Illegal Knee) (Round 4 / 4:29)
- Islam Makhachev defeated Drew Dober by Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) (Round 3 / 1:37)
- Aleksandar Rakic defeated Thiago Santos by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Dominick Cruz defeated Casey Kenney by Decision (Split) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Kyler Phillips defeated Yadong Song by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Askar Askarov defeated Joseph Benavidez by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Kai Kara France defeated Rogerio Bontorin by KO (Punches) (Round 1 / 4:55)
- Tim Elliott defeated Jordan Espinosa by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Kennedy Nzechukwu defeated Carlos Ulberg by KO (Punches) (Round 2 / 3:19)
- Sean Brady defeated Jake Matthews by Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) (Round 3 / 3:28)
- Amanda Lemos defeated Livinha Souza by TKO (Punches) (Round 1 / 3:29)
UFC 259 Results
The results are listed in ascending order, starting from the first fight ending with the night’s main event. Be sure to check out UFC 259 payouts and bonuses.
Amanda Lemos vs. Livinha Souza
The UFC 259 started with Amanda Lemos taking on Livinha Souza. Amanda Lemos defeated Livinha Souza in Round 1 at 3:29 by TKO (Punches).
Sean Brady vs. Jake Matthews
The second fight at UFC 259 was Jake Matthews vs. Sean Brady. Sean Brady won in Round 3 at 3:28 by Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke).
Kennedy Nzechukwu vs. Carlos Ulberg
The following bout was between Carlos Ulberg and Kennedy Nzechukwu. Kennedy Nzechukwu beat Carlos Ulberg by KO (Punches) in Round 2 at 3:19.
Tim Elliott vs. Jordan Espinosa
In the fourth bout, Tim Elliott defeated Jordan Espinosa by Decision (Unanimous) at 5:00 of Round 3.
Kai Kara France vs. Rogerio Bontorin
The fifth bout ended at 4:55 of Round 1 with Kai Kara France defeating Rogerio Bontorin by KO (Punches).
Askar Askarov vs. Joseph Benavidez
In sixth fight of the night, Joseph Benavidez lost to Askar Askarov at 5:00 of Round 3.
Kyler Phillips vs. Yadong Song
Kyler Phillips got the better of Yadong Song and won by Decision (Unanimous) in Round 3 at 5:00.
Dominick Cruz vs. Casey Kenney
The eight bout was between Casey Kenney and Dominick Cruz. Dominick Cruz beat Casey Kenney by Decision (Split) at 5:00 of Round 3.
Aleksandar Rakic vs. Thiago Santos
The ninth fight at UFC 259 was Thiago Santos vs. Aleksandar Rakic. Aleksandar Rakic won in Round 3 at 5:00 by Decision (Unanimous).
Islam Makhachev vs. Drew Dober
In the tenth bout, Islam Makhachev battled Drew Dober and took the win by Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) in Round 3 at 1:37.
Aljamain Sterling vs. Petr Yan
Right before the co-main event, Aljamain Sterling prevailed over Petr Yan. Aljamain Sterling won by Disqualification (Illegal Knee) at 4:29 of Round 4.
Amanda Nunes vs. Megan Anderson
In the co-main event Amanda Nunes defeated Megan Anderson via Submission (Reverse Triangle Armbar) at 2:03 of Round 1; Jason Herzog was the third man in the cage.
Jan Blachowicz vs. Israel Adesanya
In the main event, referee Herb Dean called an end to the bout at 5:00 of Round 5. Jan Blachowicz defeated Israel Adesanya by Decision (Unanimous).
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