Current rankings @ Light Heavyweight
Jan Blachowicz vs Jiri Prochazka preview
When is Blachowicz vs Prochazka?
Jan Blachowicz could potentially square off against Jiri Prochazka, in Late 2021.
The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).
Blachowicz vs Prochazka stats
Jan Blachowicz would step into the octagon with a record of 29 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 9 by submission.
Jiri Prochazka would make his way to the cage with a record of 29 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, with 25 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggest Prochazka would have a massive power advantage over Blachowicz, boosting at 86% knock out percentage over Blachowicz's 31%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Blachowicz would have a large advantage over Prochazka, boasting at 31% submission rate over Prochazka's 10%.
Jan Blachowicz is the older man by 10 years, at 40 years old.
Prochazka has a height advantage of 2 inches over Blachowicz. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Blachowicz is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 5 years and 1 month earlier than Prochazka, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 41 more professional rounds, 87 to Prochazka's 46.
Blachowicz vs Prochazka form
Blachowicz has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight, he drew Magomed Ankalaev at UFC 282 on 10th December 2022 by split draw in their 5 round contest in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Aleksandar Rakic at UFC Fight Night: Błachowicz vs. Rakić on 14th May 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Glover Teixeira at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight.
Before that, he had beat Israel Adesanya at UFC 259 on 6th March 2021 by unanimous decision in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
He had won against Dominick Reyes at UFC 253 on 26th September 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Prochazka has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he beat Glover Teixeira at UFC 275 on 11th June 2022 by submission in the 5th round in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.
Previous to that, he had beat Dominick Reyes at UFC Vegas 25 on 1st May 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round in the United States.
Going into that contest, he had defeated C B Dollaway at RIZIN 20 on 31st December 2019 by knockout in the 1st round in their Rizin Light Heavyweight championship fight at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.
Before that, he had won against F bio Maldonado at RIZIN 19 on 12th October 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Edion Arena, Osaka.
He had defeated Muhammed Lawal at RIZIN 15 on 21st April 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round in their Rizin Light Heavyweight championship fight at Yokohama Arena, Yokohama.
In terms of recent activity, Jan Blachowicz has been fighting more than Jiri Prochazka.
Jan Blachowicz last fought 3 months and 12 days ago, while Jiri Prochazka's last outing was 9 months and 11 days ago.
Blachowicz's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.4 rounds on average.
Prochazka's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 1 day, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
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