At the Anderson Silva vs. Uriah Hall post-fight press conference, UFC President Dana White announced UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya’s next fight will be at light heavyweight against the existing champion Jan Blachowicz.
This naturally raises a number of questions about what this means for Jon Jones, the middleweight and light heavyweight divisions, Robert Whittaker, the winner of Thiago Santos vs. Glover Teixeira and so much.
Also, what would it mean for Adesanya’s career to join the likes of Conor McGregor, Daniel Cormier, Amanda Nunes, BJ Penn, Randy Couture and others as fighters to hold titles in two weight classes?
In this video, host Luke Thomas breaks down what we know and what it all means.
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