Jan Blachowicz

Birth Day February 24th, 1983
Birth Place Cieszyn
Age 38 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Pisces

Who is Jan Blachowicz?

Jan Blachowicz is a Polish professional mixed martial artist who is famous for competing in the Light Heavyweight division for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He is the current UFC Light Heavyweight Champion. He is also known for being the second Polish champion in UFC history, after Joanna Jeedrzejczyk, and the first male Polish champion. 

Jan Blachowicz, a professional mixed martial artist

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Jan is #8 in the UFC men's pound-for-pound rankings as of 9th March 2021. Blachowicz's win over Israel Adesanya, Amanda Nunes' TKO over Megan Anderson, Petr Yan's DQ loss to Aljamain Sterling, and more. Scroll down to know more about his Full Biography, Personal Life, Net Worth, Interesting Facts, Wiki, Age, Family, & more.

Early Life and Family

Jan Blachowicz took birth on 24th Feburary 1983 with the real name or full name of Jan Maciej Blachowicz in Cieszyn, Poland (birthplace). He is of Polish nationality and he belongs to Polish-white ethnicity. Likewise, his religion is Christian and his race is white. Jan celebrates his every birthday on the 24th February of every year and he has celebrated his 38th birthday as of 2021. Thus, his present age is 38. As per his birthdate, his star sign or zodiac sign is Pisces.

Jan Blachowicz is the son of his parents, Stanislaw Blachowicz (father) and Krystyna Blachowicz (mother). He has one sibling a brother named Wojciech Blachowicz.

Ultimate Fighting Championship

  • Jan faced Ilir Latifi on 4th October 2014 in his UFC debut, at UFC Fight Night 53 which he won the fight via TKO in the first round.

UFC Light Heavyweight Champion

  • Blachowicz faced Dominick Reyes for the vacant UFC Light Heavyweight Championship on 27th September 2020 at UFC 253. He won the fight via TKO in the second round to become the new UFC Light Heavyweight champion.
  • He defended the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship against current UFC Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya on 6th March 2021 at UFC 259 and won the fight via unanimous decision, becoming the first person to defeat Adesanya in mixed martial arts.

Jan Blachowicz with his UFC belt

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Awards and Achievements

Ultimate Fighting Championship

  • UFC Light Heavyweight Championship (One time, current)
  • One successful title defense
  • Performance of the Night (Five times) vs. Devin Clark, Nikita Krylov, Luke Rockhold, Corey Anderson, and Dominick Reyes 
  • Fight of the Night (One time) vs. Jimi Manuwa  

Konfrontacja Sztuk Walki

  • KSW Light Heavyweight Championship (One time)
  • Two successful title defenses
  • KSW 2010 Light Heavyweight Tournament Winner
  • KSW 2008 Light Heavyweight Tournament Winner
  • KSW 2007 Light Heavyweight Tournament Winner
  • Fight of the Night (Three times)

Muay Thai

  • 2008: European Open Cup - 1st place, 91 kg (A-class)
  • 2008: IFMA World Championships - 1st place, 91 kg (B class)
  • 2007: IFMA World Championships - 3rd place, 91 kg (B class)
  • 2007: Polish Championships - 1st place, over 91 kg
  • 2006: Polish Cup - 3rd place 91 kg

Grappling

  • 2007: Polish BJJ League - 1st place, 98 kg
  • 2007: Polish Open Submission Fighting Championships - 2nd place, 99 kg
  • 2007: Polish BJJ Cup - 1st place, 97 kg
  • 2005: Polish BJJ Championships - 3rd place, open
  • 2005: Polish BJJ Cup - 1st place, over 91 kg

Who is Jan Blanchowicz Dating?

Jan Blachowicz is an unmarried guy. He is in a relationship with his beautiful girlfriend or his fiance Dorota Jurkowska. The pair is also blessed with a child a son who was born on 15th December 2020. Concerning Jan's sexual orientation, he is straight. Moreover, he currently resides in Warsaw, Poland.

Jan Blachowicz with his girlfriend, Dorota and their son

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What is the Net Worth of Jan Blanchowicz?

A polish professional mixed martial artist, Jan Blachowicz has a net worth of around $1.5 million as of 2021 however, his exact amount of salary is unknown. Jan has not done any endorsement work yet. His major source of income is from his mixed martial artist career. 

How tall is Jan Blanchowicz?

Jan Blachowicz is a versatile mixed martial artist who stands at a tall height of 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) with a balanced body weight of around 205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb). He has blonde hair and dark brown eyes color. Jan's body build is athletic. His highest reach is 78 in or 198 cm.

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