Current rankings @ Light Heavyweight
When is Prochazka vs Oezdemir?
Jiri Prochazka could potentially take on Volkan Oezdemir, in Spring 2024.
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).
Prochazka vs Oezdemir stats
Jiri Prochazka would step into the octagon with a record of 29 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, 25 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Volkan Oezdemir would make his way to the cage with a record of 19 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggest Prochazka would have a large advantage in power over Oezdemir, boasting at 86% knock out percentage over Oezdemir's 63%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Oezdemir would have a slight advantage over Prochazka, with a 11% submission rate over Prochazka's 10%.
Jiri Prochazka is the younger man by 3 years, at 31 years old.
Prochazka has a height advantage of 2 inches over Oezdemir. This also extends to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Prochazka's experience as a professional fighter is currently relatively equal to Oezdemir's, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 1 year and 7 months later than Oezdemir, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought the same amount of professional rounds, 48 to Oezdemir's 48.
Prochazka vs Oezdemir form
Prochazka has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight, he lost to Alex Pereira at UFC 295 on 11th November 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Glover Teixeira at UFC 275 on 11th June 2022 by knockout in the 5th round in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.
Going into that contest, he had beat Dominick Reyes at UFC Vegas 25 on 1st May 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round in the United States.
Before that, he had won against 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.
He had beat F bio Maldonado at RIZIN 19 on 12th October 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Edion Arena, Osaka.
Volkan Oezdemir has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Bogdan Guskov at UFC Fight Night Paris – Gane vs. Spivac on 2nd September 2023 by submission in the 1st round at Accor Arena, Paris, France.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Nikita Krylov at UFC 280 on 22nd October 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Paul Craig at UFC Fight Night London on 23rd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The O2, London, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had lost to Magomed Ankalaev at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.
He had won against Aleksandar Rakic at UFC on ESPN+ 23 on 21st December 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Sajik Arena, Busan, South Korea.
In terms of recent activity, Volkan Oezdemir has been fighting more than Jiri Prochazka.
Jiri Prochazka last fought 22 days ago, while Volkan Oezdemir's last outing was 3 months and 1 day ago.
Prochazka's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
Oezdemir's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 12 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Prochazka vs Oezdemir?
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