Jan Blachowicz strengthened his case for a 205lb title shot tonight at UFC Fight Night 167 with an impressive first round knockout finish of Corey Anderson.
The main event is underway in New Mexico.
Jab for Blachowicz. Leg kick for Anderson. He pumps out the jab and then tries to land the right hand, but comes up short.
Another jab for Anderson. Anderson thinking about a takedown, but didn’t fully commit to it and almost got caught on the counter.
Jab again for Anderson. Front kick to the body now. Jab lands from Blachowicz. Glancing left hook for Blachowicz. Anderson lands the jab.
Body punches for Anderson. Blachowicz with a left hook. Both men working the jab there. leg kick for Anderson. Nice uppercut and another punch behind it for Blachowicz.
Inside leg kick for Blachowicz. Leg kick from Anderson, but Blachowicz counters with a big right hand and it KO’s Anderson, with a hammerfist sealing the deal on the mat at 3.08mins of the first round.
Big highlight reel for Blachowicz then and afterwards he immediately points out of the Octagon at current light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones and appears to be calling him out. Jones seems interested.