Five Things You Didn't Know About '205 Pound Tony Ferguson' Jiri Prochazka

Prochazka is all set to fight against Teixeira at UFC 275 for the light heavyweight title. Ahead of his first UFC title fight, here are the five things you didn't know about The Czech Samurai.

Knockout Artist

25 out of his 28 wins have come from knockouts or T/KO. He is currently riding a 12 fight win streak.

Samurai Lifestyle

Jiri has based his life principles and moral values after one of the greatest samurai's ever, Mijamoto Musashi.

Sports background


Jiri played amateur soccer as a kid in the Czech Republic.

Knockout of the year

His spinning back elbow against Dominick Reyes was one of the most savage knockouts of 2021 and was nominated for the knockout of the year. 


Heroes

During a Q&A for UFC, he listed his heroes to be Scorpion and Liu Kang from Mortal Kombat. 


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