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UFC's Jan Blachowicz wants to wait until March to defend belt

UFC light heavyweight champ Jan Blachowicz said he wants to wait until March before defending his belt against middleweight champ Israel Adesanya, who is looking to become the eighth fighter in UFC history to hold two belts simultaneously.

Blachowicz, who beat Dominick Reyes for the title Sept. 26, and his wife are expecting their first child in December, and his homeland of Poland is experiencing a spike in coronavirus cases.

"I can fight in March with anybody," Blachowicz said during an interview for Wednesday's episode of "Ariel Helwani's MMA Show." "It's no problem for me.