Current UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jan Blachowicz will lock heads with Glover Teixeira in the main event of UFC 267. Blachowicz will be looking to defend his Light Heavyweight title against Glover Teixeira at the Etihad Arena in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi.
Blachowicz with his ‘Polish Power’ has sealed his place as one of the versatile fighters in the MMA history. Jan made his UFC debut back in 2014 where he fought Ilir Latifi and won the fight via a technical knockout.
Over the years, Blachowicz has developed to became one of the greatest fighter of all time. On his conquest to the become the Light Heavyweight Champion, he has toppled many fighters like Dominick Reyes, Jared Cannonier, Luke Rockhold and many more.
Jan Blachowicz ’s Career Earnings
When Jan Blachowicz won his UFC debut bout against Ilir Latifi he had earned $47,000 ($32,000 to show, $15,000 win bonus) $2,500 Reebok sponsorship). He next fought Jimi Manuwa and although he lost the bout via unanimous decision he had earned $34,000.
Blachowicz took home $36,500 ($34,000 to show, $2,500 Reebok sponsorship) for his fight against Corey Anderson at UFC 191. He won his bout against Igor Pokrajac earning him $53,500 ($34,000 to show, $17,000 win bonus, $2,500 Reebok sponsorship).
“The Polish Power” next faced Alexander Gustafsson, the bout had earned him a purse of $38,500 ($36,000 to show, $2,500 Reebok sponsorship). He earned $41,000 ($36,000 to show, $5,000 Reebok sponsorship) for his fight against Patrick Cummins.
He then went on a four fight winning streak beating mainstream fighters like Jred Cannonier, Devin Clark, Jimi Manuwa and Nikita Krylov. Blachowicz earned a total of $498,000 from his four fights.
Blachowicz lost to Thiago Santos but had earned $56,000 ($46,000 to show, $10,000 fight week incentive pay). Since his lost he has defeated Luke Rockhold, Ronaldo Souza and Corey Anderson in a rematch. The three bouts had earned him a total purse of $ 418,000.
Blachowicz won the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship against Dominick Reyes. His earning was $430,000 ($350,000 to show, $50,000 Performance of the Night, $30,000 fight week incentive pay).
Jan Blachowicz defended his title against Israel Adesanya which earned him $540,000 ($500,000 to show, $40,000 fight week incentive pay). He also became the first fighter to beat Adesanya in his MMA career.
However, Jan Blachowicz would go on to lose his light heavyweight title to Glover Teixeira at UFC 267. It was a huge upset loss for Blachowicz, who suffered a 2nd round submission loss at Abu Dhabi. Despite the loss, Blachowicz earned the biggest fight purse of his career with $642,000($600,000 to show, $42,000 fight week incentive).
As per reports, Blachowicz has earned a total of $2,834,500 in his UFC career.
Jan Blachowicz would be looking to earn another title shot with a win over Alexander Rakic at UFC Vegas 53. However, Rakic is one of the strongest contenders in the division and it won’t be an easy task for the Polish legend.