UFC 259: Adesanya vs. Blachowicz March 4, 2020 by Marc Jerbs

On Saturday, middleweight champion Israel Adesanya will face light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz in the main card of UFC 259.

Match time is set at 10:00PM ET at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Israel Adesanya will venture to the light heavyweight division for the first time in his career.

The middleweight champion ascended into his division by defeating Anderson Silva, Kelvin Gastelum, Robert Whittaker, Yoel Romero and Paulo Costa.

He's undefeated in 20 matches and has won 15 by knockout.

Jan Blachowicz will defend his light heavyweight title for the first time.

He won the title after defeating Dominick Reyes last September.

He rose in his division with perseverance and hard work.

He's out to put a dent on the undefeated record of Israel Adesanya and winning against him will further cement his status as the top man in the light heavyweight division.

The sportsbook handicappers have installed Israel Adesanya as the favorite to win against Jan Blachowicz on Saturday night.

UFC 259: Adesanya vs. Blachowicz

SportsBet ®
your source for betting information