Jiri Prochazka vs. Aleksandar Rakic Head to Head Record

Last Modified Apr 14, 2024 02:42 GMT



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The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s grand pay-per-view event, the UFC 300: Pereira vs. Hill, was held live at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, United States, on April 13, 2024. The cards were studded with impressive fights, with three bouts involving titles. The main event was headlined by the current UFC light heavyweight champion Alex Pereira and the former champion, Jamahal Hill, in a light heavyweight title bout. Jiri Prochazka will took on Aleksandar Rakic in the featured bout of the preliminary card of the evening and won via TKO in the 2nd round.


Jiri Prochazka is one of the leading contenders in the UFC’s light heavyweight division. A professional mixed martial artist since 2012, Prochazka fought in various fight promotions before making his debut in the UFC. After compiling a record of 27 wins, 3 losses, and 1 draw, Prochazka made his debut in the UFC on July 12, 2020.


In his debut showdown in the elite mixed martial arts promotion, Jiri Prochazka was welcomed by Volkan Oezdemir in the octagon. Prochazka made quick work of Oezdemir and knocked him out in the second round to win the fight. He won the light heavyweight title by defeating Glover Teixeira at UFC 275 with a fifth-round submission. Prochazka vacated the title later due to an injury.


On his return, Jiri Prochazka fought Alex Pereira at UFC 295 for the vacant lightweight championship. He was defeated by Pereira in the second round by a second-round TKO and became the new champion of the division.


Jiri Proczka’s last rival at UFC 300 was the Austrian professional mixed martial artist Aleksandar Rakic. An aggressive fighter inside the octagon, Rakic made his professional debut as a mixed martial artist in 2011. He made his way into the UFC on September 2, 2017, at UFC Fight Night: Volkov vs. Struve against Francimar Barroso. He won the fight via a unanimous decision and announced his arrival in the promotion with a win.


Jiri Prochazka is currently ranked No. 2 in the light heavyweight division and he expressed his desire to fight for the title in his next fight.


Jiri Prochazka vs. Aleksandar Rakic Stats


StatsJiri ProchazkaAleksandar Rakic
Record30-4-(1) (26KOs)14-4 (9 KOs)
Championship - -
Age3132
Height1.84m1.96m
Division(s)Light heavyweightLight heavyweight
Reach80”78”
Win Streak (Active)10
Professional Debut20122011

Jiri Prochazka Record

Jiri Prochazka has a professional mixed martial arts record of 30 wins, 4 losses, and 1 draw as of April 2024.


Res.RecordOpponentMethodEventDateRoundTimeLocationNotes
Win30-4-1Aleksandar RakicTKOUFC 300April 13, 202423:17Las Vegas, Nevada, United
Loss29–4–1Alex PereiraTKO (elbows)UFC 295November 11, 202324:08New York City, New York, United StatesFor the vacant UFC Light Heavyweight Championship.
Win29–3–1Glover TeixeiraSubmission (rear-naked choke)UFC 275June 12, 202254:32Kallang, SingaporeWon the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship. Fight of the Night. Later vacated the title due to injury.
Win28–3–1Dominick ReyesKO (spinning back elbow)UFC on ESPN: Reyes vs. ProcházkaMay 1, 202124:29Las Vegas, Nevada, United StatesPerformance of the Night. Fight of the Night.
Win27–3–1Volkan OezdemirKO (punch)UFC 251July 12, 202020:49Abu Dhabi, United Arab EmiratesPerformance of the Night.
Win26–3–1C. B. DollawayKO (punches)Rizin 20December 31, 201911:55Saitama, JapanDefended the Rizin Light Heavyweight Championship.
Win25–3–1Fábio MaldonadoKO (punches)Rizin 19: Lightweight Grand Prix 1st RoundOctober 12, 201911:49Osaka, JapanCatchweight (220 lb) bout.
Win24–3–1Muhammed LawalTKO (punches)Rizin 15April 21, 201933:02Yokohama, JapanWon the inaugural Rizin Light Heavyweight Championship.
Win23–3–1Brandon HalseyTKO (submission to punches)Rizin 14December 31, 201816:30Saitama, Japan
Win22–3–1Jake HeunTKO (punches)Rizin 13September 30, 201814:29Saitama, Japan
Win21–3–1Bruno CappelozzaKO (punches)Rizin 11July 28, 201811:23Saitama, Japan
Win20–3–1Karl AlbrektssonTKO (punches)Rizin World Grand Prix 2017: 2nd RoundDecember 29, 201719:57Saitama, Japan
Win19–3–1Wilian Roberto AlvesTKO (punches)Fusion FN 16: Cage FightSeptember 29, 201713:41Brno, Czech RepublicReturn to Light Heavyweight.
Win18–3–1Mark TaniosDecision (unanimous)Rizin World Grand Prix 2016: 1st RoundSeptember 25, 201625:00Saitama, Japan2016 Rizin Openweight Grand Prix First Round.
Win17–3–1Kazuyuki FujitaKO (punch)Rizin 1April 17, 201613:18Nagoya, JapanCatchweight (242 lb) bout.
Loss16–3–1Muhammed LawalKO (punch)Rizin World Grand Prix 2015: Part 2 - IzaDecember 31, 201515:09Saitama, Japan2015 Rizin Heavyweight Grand Prix Final.
Win16–2–1Vadim NemkovTKO (retirement)110:002015 Rizin Heavyweight Grand Prix Semifinal.
Win15–2–1Satoshi IshiiKO (head kick and knees)Rizin World Grand Prix 2015: Part 1 - SarabaDecember 29, 201511:36Saitama, JapanHeavyweight debut. 2015 Rizin Heavyweight Grand Prix Quarterfinal.
Win14–2–1Evgeni KondratovKO (punch)ProFC 59: Battle of Kursk 3November 21, 201514:23Kursk, Russia
Win13–2–1Michał FijałkaTKO (corner stoppage)GCF 31: Cage Fight 6May 22, 201515:00Brno, Czech Republic
Win12–2–1Rokas StambrauskasTKO (corner stoppage)GCF Challenge: Back in the Fight 4March 27, 201515:00Příbram, Czech Republic
Draw11–2–1Mikhail MokhnatkinDraw (majority)Fight Nights Global 29December 20, 201435:00Moscow, Russia
Win11–2Darko StošićTKO (punches)GCF Challenge: Cage Fight 5November 14, 201411:09Brno, Czech Republic
Win10–2Tomáš PenzTKO (flying knee and punches)GCF 28: Cage Fight 4June 6, 201410:41Brno, Czech RepublicDefended the GCF Light Heavyweight Championship.
Win9–2Viktor BogutzkiSubmission (rear-naked choke)GCF 27: Road to the CageMarch 21, 201412:17Prague, Czech Republic
Win8–2Martin ŠolcKO (flying knee)GCF 26: Fight NightDecember 7, 201334:00Prague, Czech RepublicWon the inaugural GCF Light Heavyweight Championship.
Win7–2Oliver DohringTKO (punches)Rock the Cage 4October 12, 20131N/AGreifswald, Germany
Loss6–2Abdul-Kerim EdilovSubmission (rear-naked choke)Fight Nights Global 16June 20, 201311:56Moscow, Russia
Win6–1Radovan EstocinKO (flying knee and punches)GCF 23: MMA Cage Fight 2May 10, 201310:26Brno, Czech Republic
Win5–1Josef ŽákTKO (punches)GCF 19: Back in the Fight 2February 15, 20131N/APříbram, Czech Republic
Loss4–1Bojan VeličkovićTKO (punches)SFC 1: Balkan Fighter NightDecember 9, 20121N/ABelgrade, Serbia
Win4–0Strahinja DenićSubmission (triangle choke)Ring Fight BrnoNovember 15, 201212:10Brno, Czech Republic
Win3–0Martin VanišTKO (punches)GCF 17: Big Cage Ostrava 2October 20, 201212:48Ostrava, Czech Republic
Win2–0Vladimír EisKO (knee)GCF 15: Justfight ChallengerAugust 24, 201211:02Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic
Win1–0Stanislav FuteraKO (punch)GCF 10: Battle in the CageApril 7, 201210:53Mladá Boleslav, Czech RepublicLight Heavyweight debut.


Aleksandar Rakic Record

Aleksandar Rakic has a professional mixed martial arts record of 14 wins and 4 losses as of April 2024.


Res.RecordOpponentMethodEventDateRoundTimeLocationNotes
Loss14-4Jiri ProchazkaTKOUFC 300April 13, 202423:17Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Loss14–3Jan BłachowiczTKO (knee injury)UFC on ESPN: Błachowicz vs. RakićMay 14, 202231:11Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win14–2Thiago SantosDecision (unanimous)UFC 259March 6, 202135:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win13–2Anthony SmithDecision (unanimous)UFC Fight Night: Smith vs. RakićAugust 29, 202035:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Loss12–2Volkan OezdemirDecision (split)UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. The Korean ZombieDecember 21, 201935:00Busan, South Korea
Win12–1Jimi ManuwaKO (head kick)UFC Fight Night: Gustafsson vs. SmithJune 1, 201910:42Stockholm, SwedenPerformance of the Night.
Win11–1Devin ClarkTKO (punches)UFC 231December 8, 201814:05Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Win10–1Justin LedetDecision (unanimous)UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. SmithJuly 22, 201835:00Hamburg, Germany
Win9–1Francimar BarrosoDecision (unanimous)UFC Fight Night: Volkov vs. StruveSeptember 2, 201735:00Rotterdam, Netherlands
Win8–1Sergio SouzaTKO (punches)Austrian Fight Challenge 5March 4, 20171N/AVienna, Austria
Win7–1Martin BaturKO (punch)Austrian Fight Challenge 1June 20, 201510:26Vienna, Austria
Win6–1Marcin PrachnioTKO (punches)Final Fight Championship 16December 6, 201433:00Vienna, Austria
Win5–1Norbert PéterTKO (punches)HG: Heimgala 2September 13, 201414:57Vienna, Austria
Win4–1Péter RozmaringSubmission (north-south choke)Vendetta: Rookies 2July 6, 201311:32Vienna, Austria
Win3–1Laszlo CzeneKO (head kick)WFC: Challengers 3June 3, 20121N/AVienna, Austria
Win2–1Richard LonghimoTKO (punches)Iron Fist: Vendetta 3March 18, 201224:30Vienna, Austria
Win1–1Carsten LorenzTKO (punches)New Talents 15February 4, 201211:42Erfurt, Germany
Loss0–1Christian RadkeSubmission (guillotine choke)Rock the Cage 2October 15, 201114:34Greifswald, Germany

Jiri Prochazka Losses


Jiri Prochazka has lost four professional fights as of April 2024.

Jiri Prochazka vs. Bojan Veličković


Jiri Prochazka and Bojan Veličković squared with Veličković on December 9, 2012. He defeated Prochazka via first-round TKO.

Jiri Prochazka vs.Abdul-Kerim Edlov


Jiri Prohazka locked horns with Abdul Kerim Edlov on June 20, 2013. Edlov defeated Prochazka by a first-round submission.

Jiri Prochazka vs. Muhammed Lawal


Jiri Prochazka faced Muhammed Lawal on December 31, 2015. Lawal defeated him via a first-round knockout.

Jiri Prochazka vs. Alex Pereira


Jiri Prochazka met Alex Pereira inside the octagon for the vacant light heavyweight title showdown at UFC 295 on November 11, 2023. Pereira defeated him by second-round TKO.


FAQs on Jiri Prochazka vs. Aleksandar Rakic FAQs

A. He has a professional MMA record of 30 wins, 4 losses, and 1 draw.


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A. He is 31 years old.


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A. He has a reach of 80 inches.

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