Spring 2022
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Light Heavyweight
29-3-1
22-11-0

The tape

30
Age
38
6' 4" / 193 cm
Height
6' 2" / 188 cm
79.9" / 203 cm
Reach
76" / 193 cm

Full record

SUB 5KO 2KO 1KO 1KO 3
Form
KO 4UD 5UD 5UD 3SUB 3
29
Wins
22
25
By KO
15
86
KO%
68
3
By Sub
1
10
SUB%
5
3
Losses
11
2
Stopped
4
1
Tapped
3
1
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2010
33
Bouts
33
46
Rounds
75
2 hours, 49 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 3 minutes

Current rankings @ Light Heavyweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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1
Tapology
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Jiri Prochazka vs Thiago Santos preview

When is Prochazka vs Santos?

Jiri Prochazka could potentially face the challenge of Thiago Santos, in Spring 2022.

The fight would take place over 5 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).

Prochazka vs Santos 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.

Thiago Santos would make his way to the cage with a record of 22 wins, 11 loses and 0 draws, with 15 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.

The stats suggest Prochazka would have an advantage in power over Santos, with a 86% knock out percentage over Santos' 68%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Prochazka would have a slight advantage over Santos, with a 10% submission rate over Santos' 5%.

Jiri Prochazka is the younger man by 8 years, at 30 years old.

Prochazka has a height advantage of 2 inches over Santos. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.

Prochazka is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2012, 1 year and 3 months later than Santos, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought 29 less professional rounds, 46 to Santos' 75.

Prochazka vs Santos form

Prochazka has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight, he won against 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 won against 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 defeated F bio Maldonado at RIZIN 19 on 12th October 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Edion Arena, Osaka.

He had won against 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.

Thiago Santos has beaten 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he Jamahal Hill at UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Hill on 6th August 2022 by knockout in the 4th round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Magomed Ankalaev at UFC Fight Night on 12th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Johnny Walker at UFC Vegas 38 on 2nd October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had lost to Aleksandar Rakic at UFC 259 on 6th March 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had been beaten by Glover Teixeira at UFC Vegas 13 on 7th November 2020 by submission in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Thiago Santos has been fighting more than Jiri Prochazka.

Jiri Prochazka last fought 5 months and 21 days ago, while Thiago Santos' last outing was 3 months and 26 days ago.

Prochazka's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

Santos' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Prochazka vs Santos?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Prochazka vs Santos yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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