December 11, 2022, 8:00 am
UFC is set to close out its PPV schedule for 2022 on Saturday night in Las Vegas with a title on the line. The problem is that the title has suddenly become vacant after some unfortunate news befell the light
Date: Dec. 10
That will be former light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz battling rising contender Magomed Anakalaev for the vacant title at 205 pounds. Blachowicz, 39, earned the title in 2020 with a thunderous knockout of Dominick Reyes. He then scored a surprising decision over middleweight champion Israel Adesanya before being submitted by Glover Teixeira in October 2021 to cede the title. Now, after earning a win over Aleksandr Rakic because of a knee injury, Blachowicz looks to become golden again.
JAN BLACHOWICZ RECORD AND BIO
MAGOMED ANKALAEV RECORD AND BIO