Promising mild heavyweight newcomer Jiri Prochazka earned his Octagon stripes earlier tonight (Sat., July 11, 2020) at UFC 251 reside on ESPN+ PPV from inside Flash Discussion board in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, as he completed former UFC title challenger Volkan Oezdemir through second-round knockout (punch).

Prochazka pranced across the cage like Anderson Silva for nearly all the first spherical, attempting to psyche Oezdemir out with awkward actions, zero protection, and looping punches. It was a wierd debut for Prochazka to say the least, however the former RIZIN FF mild heavyweight champion finally pulled by.

Oezdemir was beginning to actually tag Prochazka and take management of the battle, however the UFC newcomer stayed true to his wild methods and caught “No Time” with a mix early into the second. Prochazka adopted Oezdemir alongside the cage and landed a sniper proper hand that immediately put the UFC veteran out. It was fairly spectacular.

Try the devastating end above and a few of Prochazka’s antics beneath, each courtesy of UFC/ESPN.

With this efficiency, Prochazka enters the UFC mild heavyweight combine in unimaginable trend, ending a former title challenger and one of the sturdy names within the division. Prochazka introduced numerous hype and talent into his debut and it will definitely paid off. However he’ll must calm his loopy methods and study to defend higher if he needs to maintain success in one of many hardest weight courses round.

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