Early 2023
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Light Heavyweight
29-3-1
33-8-0

Belts on The Line

Vacant UFC Light Heavyweight Championship

The tape

30
Age
43
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
SUB 5SUB 2SUB 3KO 5SD 3
29
Wins
33
25
By KO
18
86
KO%
55
3
By Sub
10
10
SUB%
30
3
Losses
8
2
Stopped
3
1
Tapped
1
1
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2002
33
Bouts
41
46
Rounds
84
2 hours, 49 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 35 minutes

Current rankings @ Light Heavyweight

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UFC
1
-
Bellator
-
1
Tapology
2

Jiri Prochazka vs Glover Teixeira preview

When is Prochazka vs Teixeira II?

Jiri Prochazka could potentially take on Glover Teixeira, in Early 2023.

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

The contest would be for the vacant UFC light heavyweight championship.

Prochazka vs Teixeira II 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.

Glover Teixeira would make his way to the cage with a record of 33 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, with 18 of those wins by knock out and 10 by submission.

The stats suggest Prochazka would have a massive power advantage over Teixeira, boasting at 86% knock out percentage over Teixeira's 55%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Teixeira would have an advantage over Prochazka, with a 30% submission rate over Prochazka's 10%.

Jiri Prochazka is the younger man by 13 years, at 30 years old.

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

Prochazka is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 8 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 9 year and 10 months later than Teixeira, whose first professional fight was in 2002. He has fought 38 less professional rounds, 46 to Teixeira's 84.

Prochazka vs Teixeira II form

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

In his last fight, he beat 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 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 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.

Before that, he had beat 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.

Teixeira has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight, he Jiri Prochazka 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 won against Jan Blachowicz at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by submission in the 2nd round in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Thiago Santos at UFC Vegas 13 on 7th November 2020 by submission in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Before that, he had beat Anthony Smith at UFC Fight Night Jacksonville on 13th May 2020 by knockout in the 5th round at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.

He had won against Nikita Krylov at UFC on ESPN+ 16 on 14th September 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Rogers Arena, Vancouver, Canada.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Glover Teixeira has been fighting more than Jiri Prochazka.

Jiri Prochazka last fought 5 months and 19 days ago, while Glover Teixeira's last outing was 5 months and 19 days ago.

Prochazka's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

Teixeira's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.6 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Prochazka vs Teixeira II?

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