The star combat UFC Las Vegas 54 It was contrasts. Jan Blachowicz and Aleksandar Rakic They were giving us a nice fight that was tied after the first two rounds. In the third, an injury to the Austrian put an end to everything. Blachowicz, who was coming back after losing the title to Teixeira, won by TKO… but we all stayed cold. Rakic, trying to dodge a blow, stepped wrong and injured his knee. He quickly went to the ground and the referee stopped the fight. This Monday tests will be carried out and Blachowicz, although it was not in the situation he wanted, did not miss the opportunity. “I am a fighter. I would like to win by submission, decision or KO, but it is what it is. I hope that the UFC gives me the opportunity to fight for the title soon. I do not want to wait that long,” he said.

The duel began on Rakic’s side, who landed the best hands and cut his opponent off early. In a second, Blachowicz knew how to stop that danger by taking the duel to the ground and there trying to submit. The Austrian got out of the compromising situation, but lost the round. There was still a lot left, and in the third the two decided to stand in the middle of the octagon and throw punches. It was in a combination of the Pole that Rakic ​​was injured and it was all over. Now, We will have to see the extent of the Austrian’s injury and the former champion will have to wait for UFC 275 (June 11), when Teixeira exposes the light heavyweight belt against Prochazka.

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