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Jiri Prochazka Confirms He Will Fight Glover Teixeira For Light Heavyweight Title

Jiri Prochazka has confirmed that he will face Glover Teixeira for the UFC light heavyweight title on May 7.

From ESPN Brett Okamoto first reported that Teixeira will defend his title against Prochazka at the UFC 274 event on May 7.

The official Brazilian champion has the next mission. Glover Teixeira (@gloverteixeira) compared to Jiri Prochazka (@jiri_bjp) was a spot at UFC 274 on May 7. Defending his first title was tough, but Glover’s entire road to the title was tough. https://t.co/vvlJkwHRt1

Jiri Prochazka has now taken to Twitter to confirm the news. ‘Denisa’ posted a tweet that read:

“It’s here! We’ll take the belt in person! 7/5 vs @gloverteixeira @ufc ”

Jiri Prochazka’s his most recent bout was a second round KO win over Dominick Reyes at UFC Vegas 25 in May 2021. Prochazka is on an impressive 12-fight streak. Many in the MMA community have touted the Czech as a future UFC light heavyweight champion. The 29-year-old tennis player is considered one of the most creative strikers and the most dangerous fighters in MMA today.

Meanwhile, Glover Teixeira’s The most recent bout saw him defeat Jan Blachowicz via second-round submission at UFC 267 in October 2021. The win earned the Brazilian the UFC light heavyweight title as well as the difference. belong to oldest first-time UFC champion. The 42-year-old is widely hailed as one of the best wrestling athletes and all-around MMA fighters in the sport.


Henry Cejudo on helping Jiri Prochazka train for his upcoming fight

After Teixeira’s victory at UFC 267, the MMA community has been speculating that the Brazilian boxer’s first title defense will be a fight with Prochazka.

As a result, Prochazka recently announced that he’ll be training with MMA legend and Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo at the Fight Ready gym in Arizona.

The consensus is that training with ‘Triple C’ can be of great benefit to Prochazka, especially in the area of ​​grappling with Teixeira.

In an edition of The Triple C & Schmo Show, Cejudo mentioned this and explained:

“I actually talked to Jiri and uh, you know he really made it so hard. The only boxer I’ve had contact with came and trained with me because I asked, train. tablets [Eddie Cha] Who is the person you want to come here that is likely to win the belt? And he said Jiri…so I’ve crossed my path, I wrote him…He said he wants to join Fight Ready next month and he wants Triple C and team help him in his fight camp”

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UFC light heavyweight champion Glover Teixeira will defend her title against Jiri Prochazka at UFC 274 on May 7. Fans can expect additional details regarding UFC 274 to be unraveled in the days. next.

Furthermore, the official UFC Instagram account on BT Sport also announced the aforementioned bout.


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