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UFC 259: Blachowicz vs Adesanya 03/06/2021 Odds, Picks and Predictions

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UFC 259 Blachowicz vs Adesanya 03-06-2021 Odds Picks and Predictions

UFC 259: Blachowicz vs Adesanya 03/06/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship kicks off the month of March with their most stacked fight card in UFC 259. This event will happen this Thursday, March 6 and it will be held inside the closed-doors of the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. Fans can opt to watch the fights through UFC Fight Pass or Pay Per View subscription. Three title fights are on the main card but the biggest attraction is the light heavyweight matchup between defending champion Jan Blachowicz and UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya. This is going to be a clash of the titans and according to ufc betting odds, Israel Adesanya will take the victory over Jan Blachowicz to become a two-division champion.

UFC 259: Blachowicz vs Adesanya 03/06/2021

When: Saturday, March 6, 10:00 PM ET
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC 259: Blachowicz vs Adesanya 03/06/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Jan Blachowicz +200 Israel Adesanya -250

Main Card

Jan Blachowicz

Jan Blachowicz is a 38-year-old light heavyweight fighter that came all the way from Cieszyn, Poland. The WCA Fight Team has been responsible for sharpening his fighting skills and will represent them as well in this upcoming fight. Blachowicz stands at six-foot-two and will enter this fight carrying a 27-8 professional fight record. Those wins are divided into ten decisions, nine submissions, and eight knockouts. This will be Blachowicz’s first title defense since getting the UFC light heavyweight title by defeating a southpaw, Dominick Reyes. That match finished with a TKO in the second round at the 4:36 mark.ย 

Israel Adesanya

Israel Adesanya carries an interesting ring name as โ€œThe Last Stylebenderโ€. He is a 31-year-old fighter that comes from Lagos, Nigeria, and has been getting his MMA training at the City Kickboxing fight team. Adesanya is six-foot-four and has an impressive undefeated record of 20-0. 15 of his wins came from knockouts while the rest were judgesโ€™ decisions. He has been the middleweight champion since October 6, 2019. Coming into this match against Jan Blachowicz, Adesanya had two successful title defenses. The first one was against Yoel Romero while the latest was with Paulo Costa in UFC 253 that happened just this September 2020.

Blachowicz vs Adesanya Betting Numbers

Blachowicz
Adesanya
Record 27-8-0 20-0-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country Poland Nigeria
Height 6’2″ 6’4″
Weight (lbs) 205 185
Reach (in) 78 80
Win by KO/TKO 30% 75%
Win by Submission 33% 0%
Decisions 37% 25%
Strikes landed per minute 3.49 4.10
Striking accuracy 48% 50%
Striking absorbed per minute 2.74 2.33
Striking defense 54% 65%
Takedown average 1.10 0.00
Takedown accuracy 52% 0%
Takedown defense 65% 86%
Submission average 0.20 0.30

Blachowicz vs Adesanya Betting Picks

Having an undefeated record coming into this match puts the lower weighted fighter Israel Adesanya as the Sportsโ€™ favorite to win over Jan Blachowicz, forecast by the best ufc gambling site. Expect both fighters to test their power early in the fight but Adesanya should be the one coming out with a knockout win.