Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2020-07-12, entertaining fight between Volkan Oezdemir and Jiri Prochazka: it gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).
Volkan Oezdemir entered this fight with a record of 17-4-0 (76% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.11 light heavyweight in the world. He lost three consecutive fights between 2018 and 2019, the last one with Dominick Reyes (Dominick Reyes vs Volkan Oezdemir) but then he has beat Ilir Latifi (Volkan Oezdemir vs Ilir Latifi) and Aleksandar Rakic (Volkan Oezdemir vs Aleksandar Rakic).
His opponent, Jiri Prochazka, has a mma record of 26-3-1 (96% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.14 in the same weight class. He suffered his last loss when he faced Muhammed Lawal in 2015 (Muhammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal vs Jiri Prochazka), since then he has won ten consecutive bouts taking revenge on Lawal in 2019 (Muhammed King Mo Lawal vs Jiri Prochazka 2) and beating, after this bout, also Fabio Maldonado (Jiri Prochazka vs Fabio Maldonado) and CB Dollaway. Oezdemir vs Prochazka is on the undercard of Kamaru Usman vs Jorge Masvidal – UFC 251. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal
Where: UFC Fight Island, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Division: light heavyweight (205 lbs, 93 kg)
UFC 251 fight card (main fights):
Kamaru Usman vs Jorge Masvidal
Alexander Volkanovski vs Max Holloway 2
Petr Yan vs Jose Aldo
Jessica Andrade vs Rose Namajunas 2
Paige VanZant vs Amanda Ribas
Volkan Oezdemir vs Jiri Prochazka
Marcin Tybura vs Maxim Grishin
Zhalgas Zhumagulov vs Raulian Paiva
Oezdemir’s previous fight: Volkan Oezdemir vs Aleksandar Rakic
Oezdemir vs Prochazka Fight Video:
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