Unknown Interesting Facts About JIRI PROCHAZKA

Jiri Prochazka is from Czech Republic and proudly represents his nation as the only UFC ranked fighter from Czech Republic.

Prochazka lost his father at the tender age of 6. He spent his childhood at the South Moravian part of Czech Republic.

Rough Childhood

At the age of 16, he started his Muay Thai practices and in 2011 won "The Czech National Championships" at the 86.20 kg category.


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The Samurai

Jiri Prochazka is a devoted follower of the Bushido principles, the samurai moral values and the Miyamoto Musashi's teachings and philosophy, especially the Musashi's The Book of Five Rings, which according to him literally changed his life.

Rejected The UFC Contract

Jiri Prochazka was offered the UFC contract few years ago to join the promotion. But Prochazka wanted to join the UFC with the best shape, form and when time is perfect. 


Jiri Prochazka gave an epic KO as bad as any styles could produce. As he finished the Perennial Top LHW Contender in round 2 via heavy punches and made Oezdimir unconcious. With this win Jiri announced that he is a major problem for the division and now is set to face #3 Dominick Reyes.