Jiri Prochazka 2023: Record, Net Worth, Salary, and Endorsements
Jiri Prochazka is one of the best light heavyweight fighters in the UFC. He is a Czech mixed martial artist and has been professionally fighting since 2012. He has the experience of fighting in prestigious competitions like the Supreme Fighting Championship. As of 2023, he has been ranked at#1 in the UFC light heavyweight rankings.
Jiri Prochazka: UFC Career
The Czech fighter made his UFC debut in the year 2021, where he was up against Volkan Oezdemir at UFC 251:Usman vs Masvidal. He started his UFC career with flying colors and won the fight via knockout in the first round of the bout.
He displayed a splendid performance against Dominick Reyes on May 01, 2021 at UFC on ESPN 23: Dominick Reyes vs. Jiri Prochazka. 'Denisa' knocked out Reyes via a devastating spinning back elbow and collected two bonuses. With that win, Prochazka took his UFC tally to 2-0 and earned himself a title fight.
Next, he fought and defeated UFC light heavyweight champion Glover Teixeira in the main event of UFC 275: Teixeira vs. Prochazka. He was going to fight in a rematch against the Brazilian in 2022, but an injury forced him to be sidelined. Moreover, he vacated his title. Now, he returns to fight Alex Pereira at UFC 295 for the light heavyweight title.
Jiri Prochazka: Fighting Style
Prochazka is a striker and has claimed an insane 25 wins via T/KO. His violent approach towards fighting has also helped him dominate his opponents. 'Denisa' Prochazka has claimed just two wins via submission and has been involved in just two decisions in his entire career. Hence, it is clear that he is an all-out attacker.
Jiri Prochazka: Achievements
'The Denisa' holds a proud of 29-3-1 in his MMA career. His list of achievements and records is way too many and equally commendable. With a current win streak of 12, the fighter has definitely proved his worth and is up for creating history in the sport.
Prochazka has won one 'Performance of the Night' award for his KO against Volkan Oezdemir and has won both the 'Performance of the Night' and 'Fight of the Night' bonus for his spinning back elbow KO of Dominick Reyes at UFC on ESPN 23.
Jiri Prochazka: Net Worth and Salary 2023
According to Mediareferee, Prochazka earned $153,500 for his first UFC fight against Volkan Oezdemir and has a net worth of $2 million, the chunk of which comes from his career as a Rizin champion. His title fight against Teixeira earned him around $500,000.
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|Residence||Brno, Czech Republic|
|Active Win Streak||?13|
|Net Worth||?$2 Million|
|?Weight/Division||205 lb/light heavyweight|
|?Marital Status/Partner Name||?NA/NA|