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Jan Blachowicz comes closer to the confrontation with Jon Jones after knocking out Corey Anderson

Jan Blachowicz comes closer to the confrontation with Jon Jones after the first round knockout of Corey Anderson on UFC Fight Night 167 in New Mexico

  • Blachowicz demanded revenge for his defeat by Anderson five years ago
  • Polish hunter only needed three minutes and eight seconds to secure the win
  • Right hand to the chin sent Anderson staggered and Blachowicz bounced
  • He immediately called division manager Jon Jones who was in the audience
  • Jones was pleased to see that Anderson was defeated after months of talking about garbage

Jan Blachowicz needed only three minutes and eight seconds to get revenge on Corey Anderson during UFC Fight Night 167 in New Mexico – before calling Jon Jones.

It was back at UFC 191 in September 2015 when Anderson defeated Blachowicz by unanimous vote, but the tables were definitely turned around here.

The Pole slapped Anderson with a right hand against the chin and sent the American to the floor. Blachowicz bounced and landed another blow to the head before the referee stopped the game.

Jan Blachowicz quickly exclaimed Jon Jones in the crowd after his first round knockout of Corey Anderson on UFC Fight Night 167

Jan Blachowicz quickly exclaimed Jon Jones in the crowd after his first round knockout of Corey Anderson on UFC Fight Night 167

Anderson was hit back three minutes later by a fierce Blachowicz bump against the chin

Anderson was hit back three minutes later by a fierce Blachowicz bump against the chin

Anderson was hit back three minutes later by a fierce Blachowicz bump against the chin

Division manager Jon Jones responds to Blachowicz who calls him out in New Mexico on Saturday

Division manager Jon Jones responds to Blachowicz who calls him out in New Mexico on Saturday

Division manager Jon Jones responds to Blachowicz who calls him out in New Mexico on Saturday

Before even being declared the winner of the light heavyweight competition, Blachowicz marched to Jones and called the pound-for-pound top ranked hunter.

“You’re next, tell me when, tell me the place and time,” he told Jones.

This brutal victory underlined the hot shape of Blackowicz when he won three consecutive wins and seven of his last eight to improve his career record to 26-8-0.

It also paralyzed the pre-fight hope of Anderson to aim the shot at Jones, with that possibility now a year away at best.

And Jones was pleased to see that Anderson was defeated after months of talking about garbage while accepting Blachowicz’s challenge.

Jones admitted he was pleased to see Anderson was defeated after months of talk about waste

Jones admitted he was pleased to see Anderson was defeated after months of talk about waste

Jones admitted he was pleased to see Anderson was defeated after months of talk about waste

The Polish hunter is declared victor after his knockout of three minutes and eight seconds

The Polish hunter is declared victor after his knockout of three minutes and eight seconds

The Polish hunter is declared victor after his knockout of three minutes and eight seconds

“I’m glad Corey Anderson is eating his words,” Jones said. “He talked so much junk.

“And then to go there and do as he did. I certainly saw that UFC suited us[hemenBlachowicz)then”[himandBlachowicz)upnext'[hemenBlachowicz)daarna'[himandBlachowicz)upnext’

Two disqualification attacks ended on the undercard due to illegal knees on grounded opponents.

Brok Weaver won after Kazula Vargas landed a knee on the head, making Weaver unable to continue.

Blachowicz and Anderson exchange punches during the main event on UFC Fight Night

Blachowicz and Anderson exchange punches during the main event on UFC Fight Night

Blachowicz and Anderson exchange punches during the main event on UFC Fight Night

Later Diego Sanchez was about to be eliminated before Michel Pereira hit him with a knee to the head as he went to the floor and deserved a disqualification.

It was the first time in UFC history that two fights on the same card ended in disqualification.

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