UFC 259 results — Israel Adesanya vs. Jan Blachowicz: Live updates, highlights, card, start time

UFC 259 results -- Israel Adesanya vs. Jan Blachowicz: Live updates, highlights, card, start time

UFC 259 goes down Saturday night from the UFC APEX in Las Vegas. The loaded card is headlined by a trio of championship fights, with middleweight champion Israel Adesanya’s bid to become a two-division champion when he challenges light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz in the main event.

Amanda Nunes makes her return to the Octagon in the co-main event as the two-division champion looks to defend her 145-pound title against rising contender Megan Anderson. Nunes has fought just once in the last 15 months due to minor injuries, COVID-19 protocols and the birth of her first child. Plus, the first title tilt to kick off the action will see bantamweight champ Petr Yan look to make his first defense of the 135-pound strap against top challenger Aljamain Sterling.

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The main card action kicks off at 10 p.m. ET and airs live on ESPN+ PPV.

CBS Sports will be with you the entire way on Saturday bringing you all the results and highlights from the UFC 259 below.

UFC 259 card and results

  • Israel Adesanya vs. Jan Blachowicz (c), light heavyweight championship
  • Amanda Nunes (c) vs. Megan Anderson, women’s featherweight championship
  • Petr Yan (c) vs. Aljamain Sterling, bantamweight championship
  • Islam Makhachev def. Drew Dober via third-round submission (arm triangle)
  • Aleksandar Rakic def. Thiago Santos via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
  • Dominick Cruz def. Casey Kenney via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)
  • Kyler Phillips def. Song Yadong via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Askar Askarov def. Joseph Benavidez via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
  • Kai Kara-France def. Rogerio Bontorin via first-round TKO (punch)

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