Jan Blachowicz was slated to face UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya next
Blachowicz claimed he will not fight until March 2021, after the birth of his child
Current UFC Light Heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz was left impressed with Glover Texeira’s Remarkable third-round submission win over Thiago Santos at UFC Vegas 13.
Jan Blachowicz took to Twitter to congratulate Glover for his win and agreed to grant him his wish to get a title shot – on one condition. Blachowicz said that Glover deserved a title shot and he’s ready to fight the Brazilian if his challenger, current middleweight champion Israel Adesanya, can’t wait till March for an opportunity to become a two-division champion.
If Adesanya can’t wait till March, let’s go 👊 #UFCVegas13
— Jan Blachowicz (@JanBlachowicz) November 8, 2020
The Pole is anticipating the birth of his son in December and has made it clear he won’t defend his belt before March. With his triumph, Glover is currently on a five battle win streak His streak comprises four finishes – including 2 of former title challengers who pushed Jon Jones to a choice.
Jan Blachowicz won the light heavyweight title in September earlier this year
At the beginning of the year, reigning winner Jon Jones relinquished his LHW championship so as to possibly move up to this UFC heavyweight division.
— Jan Blachowicz (@JanBlachowicz) November 7, 2020
Blachowicz then, on the back of a three-fight win streak, fought Dominick Reyes for its title. He’d go on to win the fight via a second-round KO.UFC President Dana White confirmed that middleweight champion Israel Adesanya is going to be the first title defense for Jan.
However, Jan Blachowicz does not plan on fighting prior to the birth of his child and claimed he would just be available in March of 2021.
The winner has made it crystal clear he would really like to give Glover a taste of his legendary Polish Power’ in case Adesanya is too impatient to bide his time until the first quarter of 2021.