Stats & Records
Wins by Knockout
Wins by Submission
First Round Finishes
- Sig. Strikes Landed
- Sig. Strikes Attempted
- Takedowns Landed
- Takedowns Attempted
- Sig. Str. Defense is the percentage of significant strikes attempted against a fighter that do not land.
- Takedown defense is the percentage of takedowns attempted against a fighter that do not land.
- Knockdown Avg. is the average number of knockdowns per 15 Minutes window.
Sig. Str. By Position
Sig. Str. by target
Win by Method
Blachowicz vs AnkalaevRound5Time5:00MethodDecision - Split
Blachowicz vs RakicRound3Time1:11MethodKO/TKO
Blachowicz vs TeixeiraRound2Time3:02MethodSubmission
- Pro since 2007
- Nine wins by KO, nine by submission (4 RNC, 3 armbar, bulldog choke, arm triangle)
- Seven first round finishes
- Has won 17 of his last 25 (four of those pre-UFC wins are over UFC vets Goran Reljic, Houston Alexander, Mario Miranda, Sokoudjou)
- Has won six of his last eight
- Last pre-UFC loss was to Sokoudjou in 2011; the defeat was avenged eight months later
UFC 282 (12/10/22) Blachowicz fought to a five round split draw with Magomed Ankalaev
UFC on ESPN (5/14/22) Blachowicz defeated Aleksandar Rakic via TKO (injury) at 1:11 of the third round
UFC 267 (10/30/21) Blachowicz was submitted by Glover Teixeira via rear naked choke at 3:02 of the second round, losing his UFC light heavyweight title
UFC 259 (3/6/21) Blachowicz won a five round unanimous decision over Israel Adesanya to retain his UFC light heavyweight title
UFC 253 (9/27/20) Blachowicz stopped Dominick Reyes via strikes at 4:36 of the second round to win the vacant UFC light heavyweight title
UFC Fight Night (2/15/20) Blachowicz knocked out Corey Anderson at 3:08 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (11/16/19) Blachowicz won a five round split decision over Ronaldo Souza
UFC 239 (7/6/19) Blachowicz knocked out Luke Rockhold at 1:39 of the second round
UFC Fight Night (2/23/19) Blachowicz was stopped by Thiago Santos via strikes at :39 of the third round
UFC Fight Night (9/15/18) Blachowicz submitted Nikita Krylov via arm triangle at 2:41 of the second round
UFC Fight Night (3/17/18) Blachowicz won a three round unanimous decision over Jimi Manuwa
UFC on FOX (12/16/17) Blachowicz won a three round unanimous decision over Jared Cannonier
UFC Fight Night (10/21/17) Blachowicz submitted Devin Clark via bulldog choke at 3:02 of the second round
UFC 210 (4/8/17) Blachowicz lost a three round majority decision to Patrick Cummins
UFC Fight Night (9/3/16) Blachowicz lost a three round unanimous decision to Alexander Gustafsson
UFC Fight Night (4/10/16) Blachowicz won a three round unanimous decision over Igor Pokrajac
UFC 191 (9/5/15) Blachowicz lost a three round unanimous decision to Corey Anderson
UFC Fight Night (4/11/15) Blachowicz lost a three round unanimous decision to Jimi Manuwa
UFC Fight Night (10/4/14) Blachowicz stopped Ilir Latifi via strikes at 1:58 of the first round
When and why did you start training for fighting? I turned professional in MMA in 2007
What ranks and titles have you held? Amateur Muay Thai Champion of the World, Korea 2008, KSW Light Heavyweight Title Holder
Do you have any heroes? The Witcher – a character from the fantasy book.
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? When I got to the UFC, the first thing on my mind was "finally, my biggest dream is starting to come true." I was working really hard for this my whole life and it's a great feeling. I can't wait for my debut.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I graduated as a civil engineer technician.
What was your job before you started fighting? Security guard at the clubs.
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Several Muay Thai, grappling, and jiu-jitsu titles
Ranks in any martial arts styles: BJJ black belt
Favorite grappling technique: kimura, rear-naked choke
Favorite Striking technique: left high kick, left straight