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Aleksandar Rakic vs Jiri Prochazka preview
When is Rakic vs Prochazka?
Aleksandar Rakic could potentially face the challenge of Jiri Prochazka, in Late 2021.
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).
Rakic vs Prochazka stats
Aleksandar Rakic would step into the octagon with a record of 14 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 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 large advantage in power over Rakic, boosting at 86% knock out percentage over Rakic's 64%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Prochazka would have a slight advantage over Rakic, with a 10% submission rate over Rakic's 7%.
Aleksandar Rakic is the older man by 1 year, at 31 years old.
Prochazka has 2-inch reach advantage.
Rakic is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 16 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2011, 5 months earlier than Prochazka, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 14 less professional rounds, 32 to Prochazka's 46.
Rakic vs Prochazka form
Rakic has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight, he lost to Jan Blachowicz at UFC Fight Night: Błachowicz vs. Rakić on 14th May 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Thiago Santos at UFC 259 on 6th March 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had won against Anthony Smith at UFC Vegas 8 on 29th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had been beaten by Volkan Oezdemir at UFC on ESPN+ 23 on 21st December 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Sajik Arena, Busan, South Korea.
He had beat Jimi Manuwa at UFC on ESPN+ 11 on 1st June 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Ericsson Globe Arena, Stockholm, Sweden.
Prochazka has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he defeated 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 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 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 defeated 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.
In terms of recent activity, Aleksandar Rakic has been fighting more than Jiri Prochazka.
Aleksandar Rakic last fought 10 months ago, while Jiri Prochazka's last outing was 9 months and 3 days ago.
Rakic's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
Prochazka's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 11 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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