Jiri Prochazka’s Celebrations in His Home Country Reminded Dana White of Tom Brady & the Patriots

Published 06/21/2022, 8:30 AM EDT
LAS VEGAS, NV – JANUARY 20: UFC President Dana White interacts with the media during the UFC 197 on-sale press conference event inside MGM Grand Hotel & Casino on January 20, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

An athlete can become a hero in their country through the glory they bring with their performances. Such was the case when Jiri Prochazka defeated Glover Teixeira for the UFC light heavyweight championship. After winning the belt, Prochazka received an insane reception in his home country, The Czech Republic.

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The fighter too celebrated with the crowd. UFC President Dana White compared this reception to the one Tom Brady, and the Patriots received when they won the super bowl.

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First, White was asked if he has thought about taking the light heavyweight title belt fight to Europe. The UFC President answered, “Yeah, I mean, we want to take this thing everywhere. It’s just going to depend on you know what’s going on around the world…I am going to places that are easy to run the business…But yes, I mean, eventually we want to go everywhere.”

Speaking about Prochazka‘s insane reception and celebration, White said, “That thing reminded me of you know Brady and the Patriots going back to town after winning the super bowl. That’s what it looked like.”

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There is no doubt the reception Jiri Prochazka received in his country was special. The fight Prochazka put up to win the belt was one for the ages. Even UFC President Dana White had an insane reaction to it.

Live reaction of Dana White to Jiri Prochazka vs Glover Teixeira

The fight between Jiri Prochazka and Glover Teixeira left every MMA fan entertained. The two fighters displayed immense heart and eventually, Prochazka came out as the winner. While fans gave out their reactions, UFC President Dana White had an insane live reaction too.

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In a video, fans can see Dana White shocked as Jiri Prochazka submitted Glover Teixeira. He said, “No way, no f*****g way. Jiri f*****g tapped him out.” 

The UFC President seemed to be ecstatic with the fight. He even labeled the fight as a war. White said, “What a f*****g fight. What an absolute f*****g war man.

It is safe to say that not just Dana White, but everyone who saw Jiri Prochazka and Glover Teixeira compete, reacted in a similar way. This fight between the two warriors could someday go down in the UFC Hall Of Fame.

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Varun Bhat

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Varun Anand Bhat is an MMA writer at EssentiallySports. Not only does he train in MMA but he is also a certified judge, which gives him valuable insight while writing content. The fight between Conor Mcgregor & Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 was responsible for making him interested in the sport of MMA.

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