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Jiri Prochazka vs Alex Pereira preview
When is Prochazka vs Pereira?
Jiri Prochazka could potentially take on Alex Pereira, in Summer 2023.
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 Pereira stats
Jiri Prochazka would step into the octagon with a record of 29 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, 25 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Alex Pereira would make his way to the cage with a record of 7 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest that Prochazka and Pereira have similar power, both with a 86% knock out percentage.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Prochazka would have a slight advantage over Pereira, with a 10% submission rate over Pereira's 0%.
Jiri Prochazka is the younger man by 5 years, at 30 years old.
Prochazka is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 24 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 3 years and 6 months earlier than Pereira, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 26 more professional rounds, 46 to Pereira's 20.
Prochazka vs Pereira form
Prochazka has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight, he defeated Glover Teixeira at UFC 275 on 11th June 2022 by in the 5th round in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.
Previous to that, he had defeated 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 beat 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 beat 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.
Pereira has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he Israel Adesanya at UFC 287 on 8th April 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at Miami-Dade Arena, Miami, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Israel Adesanya at UFC 281 on 12th November 2022 by knockout in the 5th round in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
Going into that contest, he had won against Sean Strickland at UFC 276 on 2nd July 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had defeated Bruno Silva at UFC Fight Night on 12th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had beat Andreas Michailidis at UFC 268 on 6th November 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
In terms of recent activity, Alex Pereira has been fighting more than Jiri Prochazka.
Jiri Prochazka last fought 11 months and 19 days ago, while Alex Pereira's last outing was 1 month and 22 days ago.
Prochazka's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
Pereira's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 6 months and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 24 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 Pereira?
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