Jan Blachowicz, Corey Anderson feud on Twitter over world’s best status

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Jan Blachowicz is not happy with with some of the recent comments made by a former foe.

The UFC light heavyweight champion fired back at Corey Anderson for saying he’s the best fighter at 205 pounds today following his TKO win over Ryan Bader at Saturday’s Bellator 268. And to add to his claim, Anderson said his most recent defeat, which came against Blachowicz (28-8 MMA, 11-5 UFC), was just a “hiccup.”

Blachowicz was on Twitter on Monday to voice his discontent with Anderson.

Hold up… So a guy who bolted from the UFC after I’ve slept him and almost made him retire, got a couple of wins in the 2nd league and claims he is the best?” Blachowicz wrote on Twitter. “Maybe I’ve punched him to hard… No class in win or defeat Corey. There’s levels to this.”

It didn’t take long for Anderson to respond and remind Blachowicz about the outcome of their first bout.

“Let’s not forget what happened to you the 1st time I left you looking like elephant man,” Anderson wrote. “And you posted “I need to go home and rethink my career”.Yea I got knocked out in our 2nd fight (lucky punch?) but I made you my broad for 15 min straight nothing lucky about that.”

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Blachowicz and Anderson fought in a rematch in February 2020 in the main event of UFC Fight Night 167. Blachowicz knocked out Anderson in the first round. The two first fought in 2015 at UFC 191, when Anderson won a unanimous decision.

Blachowicz is coming off a decision win over Israel Adesanya in March. It was his first title defense after winning the vacant belt against Dominick Reyes. He’s set to return Oct. 30 at UFC 267 against Glover Teixeira.

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