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Jiří Procházka


ABOUT
Jiří Procházka

Full NameJiří Procházka

BornOctober 14, 1992

Height6 ft 3 in

NationalityCzech

ABOUT

Jiří "Denisa" Procházka is the current #2 ranked UFC Light Heavyweight Fighter with a professional MMA record of 28-wins, 3-losses, and 1-draw. Procházka is a former Riden FF and GCF Light Heavyweight Champion.


  1. Early Life and Career
  2. Jiří Procházka Rizin
  3. Jiří Procházka UFC
  4. Jiří Procházka Career Stats
  5. Jiří Procházka Last Fight
  6. Jiří Procházka Record


UFC Fight Night: Reyes v Prochazka Weigh-in


Early Life and Career


Jiří Procházka started his combat sports journey at age 16 when he started training in Muay Thai and won a national championship in 2011.


Procházka eventually transitioned to MMA and made his MMA debut at GFC 10 against Stanislav Futera. Jiří won the fight inside the first minute via KO(punch). Jiří followed it up by winning his next 3-fights before losing to Bojan Velickovic at SFC 1 via first-round TKO.


Procházka bounced back to amass a 2-fight win streak before dropping a loss to Abdul Kerim Edilov via first-round rear-naked choke submission. He next defeated Oliver Dohring at RTC 4.


Jiří fought Martin Šolc at GCF 26 for the inaugural GCF Light Heavyweight Championship. He knocked out Martin in the third round via a flying knee to win the championship. Procházka went 6-0-1 in his next 7-fights, including a title-defense victory at GCF 28 before signing with Rizin Fight Federation in 2015.


Jiří Procházka Rizin


Jiří Procházka made his Rizin debut at the Rizin World Grand Prix 2015: 100 Kilogram tournament. He won the quarterfinal fight against Satoshi Ishii via KO and semifinal against Vadim Nemkov via TKO(retirement). He failed to win the final fight against Muhammed Lawal as Lawal KO'ed him with a punch at 5:09. Procházka.


He went on to win his next fight against Kazuyuki Fujita at Rizin 1 followed by entering the World Grand Prix in 2016. Procházka Defeated Mark Tanios in the opening round via unanimous decision but suffered a knee injury during the fight that resulted in him pulling out of the tournament.


Jiří returned to fight after a year at FN 16 against Willian Roberto Alves who, he defeated via TKO(punches) at 3:41. He then defeated Karl Albrektsson at the Rizin World Grand Prix 2017: Bantamweight Tournament- second round. Following this win, he went 3-0 in his next bouts before fighting Muhammed Lawal for the inaugural Rizin Light Heavyweight Championship. Jiří got revenge on Lawal for his previous loss and TKO'ed him in the third round via punches to become the Rizin Light Heavyweight Champion.


He won his next 2-fights in Rizin, including a successful title defense, before leaving the promotion to join the UFC in 2020.


Jiří Procházka UFC


Jiří Procházka made his UFC debut at UFC 251 against Volkan Oezdemir. He outclassed Volkan and KO'ed him in the second round with a heavy punch to earn the Performance of the Night bonus. He next fought Dominick Reyes at the UFC on ESPN: Reyes vs. Jiří Procházka. Jiří showcased a striking masterclass as he dominated Reyes with his Muay Thai skills and ended him in the second round with a spinning back elbow to earn the Fight of the Night and Performance of the Night bonus.



UFC Fight Night: Reyes v Prochazka


Jiří Procházka Career Stats


Current Status:

Jiří Procházka's current record stands at 28-3-1. Jiří is currently on a 12-fight win streak.


Win-Loss-Draw:

MatchesWinsLossesDraws
322831

Wins by KO/TKO:

  1. 25


Wins by Submission:

  1. 2


Wins by Decision:

  1. 1


Current Titles:

  1. None


Reach:

  1. 80 in (203cm)


Weight:

  1. 205 lb / 93 kg


Weight Class:

  1. Light Heavyweight



Jiří Procházka Last Fight


Jiří Procházka's last fight was against Dominick Reyes at UFC on ESPN 23: Reyes vs. Procházka. Jiří won the fight via 2nd round KO(spinning back elbow)


Jiří Procházka Record


Below is the professional MMA record of Jiří Procházka


ResultRecordOpponentMethodEventDate
Win28-3-1Dominick ReyesKO (Spinning Back Elbow)UFC on ESPN 23: Reyes vs. Prochazka01/05/2021
Win27-3-1Volkan OezdemirKO (Punch)UFC 25111/07/2020
Win26-3-1C.B. DollawayKO (Punches)Rizin 2031/12/2019
Win25-3-1Fabio MaldonadoKO (Punches)Rizin 1912/10/2019
Win24-3-1Muhammed LawalTKO (Punches)Rizin 1521/04/2019
Win23-3-1Brandon HalseyTKO (Submission to Punches)Rizin 1431/12/2018
Win22-3-1Jake HeunTKO (Punches)Rizin 1330/09/2018
Win21-3-1Bruno Henrique CappelozzaKO (Punches)Rizin 1129/07/2018
Win20-3-1Karl AlbrektssonTKO (Punches)Rizin Fighting World Grand Prix 2017: Bantamweight Tournament: 2nd Round29/11/2017
Win19-3-1Wilian Roberto AlvesTKO (Punches)Fusion FN 1629/09/2017
Win18-3-1Mark TaniosDecision (Unanimous)Rizin 2: Rizin Fighting World Grand Prix 2016: Opening Round25/09/2016
Win17-3-1Kazuyuki FujitaKO (Punch)Rizin 117/04/2016
Loss16-3-1Muhammed LawalKO (Punch)Rizin Fighting Federation: Iza no Mai31/12/2015
Win16-2-1Vadim NemkovTKO (Retirement)Rizin Fighting Federation: Iza no Mai31/12/2015
Win15-2-1Satoshi IshiiKO (Head Kick and Knees)Rizin Fighting Federation: Saraba no Utake29/12/2015
Win14-2-1Evgeni KondratovKO (Punch)ProFC 5921/11/2015
Win13-2-1Michał FijałkaTKO (Corner Stoppage)GCF 3122/05/2015
Win12-2-1Rokas StambrauskasTKO (Corner Stoppage)GCF Challenge: Back in the Fight 427/03/2015
Draw11-2-1Mikhail MokhnatkinDraw (Majority)Fight Nights: Battle of Moscow 1820/12/2014
Win11-2Darko StošićTKO (Punches)Cage Fight 514/11/2014
Win10-2Tomáš PenzTKO (Flying Knee and Punches)Cage Fight 406/06/2014
Win9-2Viktor BogutzkiSubmission (Rear-Naked Choke)GCF 2721/03/2014
Win8-2Martin ŠolcKO (Flying Knee and Punches)GCF 2607/12/2013
Win7-2Oliver DohringTKO (Punches)RTC 412/10/2013
Loss6-2Abdul-Kerim EdilovSubmission (Rear-Naked Choke)Fight Nights: Battle of Moscow 1220/06/2013
Win6-1Radovan EstocinKO (Flying Knee and Punches)GCF 2310/05/2013
Win5-1Josef ŽákTKO (Punches)GCF 1915/02/2013
Loss4-1Bojan VeličkovićTKO (Punches)Supreme Fighting Championship 109/12/2012
Win4-0Strahinja DenićSubmission (Triangle Choke)RFN - Ring Fight Brno15/11/2012
Win3-0Martin VanišTKO (Punches)GCF 1720/10/2012
Win2-0Vladimír EisKO (Knee)GCF 1524/08/2012
Win1-0Stanislav FuteraKO (Punch)GCF 1007/04/2012


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