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Timid Teixeira Ducking Mighty Magomed

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Former UFC light heavyweight champion Glover Teixeira was booked to rematch Jiri Prochazka for the 205-pound title atop the UFC …read more

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Lawler Pulled From UFC 282

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First it was Jiri Prochazka, now it’s Robbie Lawler. Well, this sucks.
Former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler has been pulled …read more

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Glover Teixeira predicts Magomed Ankalaev wins at UFC 282, title fight happens before Jiri Prochazka's return

Glover Teixeira still is comfortable with the choices that left him as the odd man out of the UFC 282 vacant light heavyweight title fight, and already can see light …read more

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The final UFC pay-per-view of 2022 will be capped off by the crowning of a brand new light heavyweight champion now that Jiri Prochazka is out of the picture for …read more

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Posted on December 1, 2022, 5:46 pm By
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Video: Was the UFC 282 title-fight shakeup handled properly?

We saw a major shakeup last week to UFC 282, specifically as it pertains to the light heavyweight title situation.
Jiri Prochazka is no longer the promotion’s 205-pound champion after he …read more

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Posted on November 29, 2022, 2:16 pm By
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Jiri Prochazka plans to show he’s the ‘rightful champion’ when he returns

Jiri Prochazka vacated the UFC light heavyweight title after suffering a shoulder injury that forced him out of the UFC 282 main event against Glover Teixeira.

With the title vacated, former …read more

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Jiri Prochazka Plans to Prove He is ‘Rightful Champion’ After Returning from Injury

It could be some time before Jiri Prochazka returns from the shoulder injury that forced him out of the UFC 282 headliner, but when he does, “Denisa” vows to reclaim …read more

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Posted on November 28, 2022, 5:46 pm By
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Jiri Prochazka vows to prove he is ‘rightful champion’ upon return from injury

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Jiri Prochazka accepts that he no longer holds the UFC light heavyweight title. For now.
On Sunday, the …read more

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Jiri Prochazka explains why he’s still “grateful” despite vacating title and withdrawing from UFC 282

Jiri Prochazka has explained why he feels grateful despite having to vacate his UFC light heavyweight championship. Last week, it was announced that Jiri Prochazka vs Glover Teixeira will no …read more

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New main card lineup announced for next month’s UFC 282 event

UFC 282 had a major shakeup on Wednesday and new the main card lineup has been revealed. Last night, it was revealed that Jiri Prochazka suffered a serious shoulder injury …read more

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Glover Teixeira Explains Why He Declined New Opponent at UFC 282

Glover Teixeira had an opportunity to fight for the light heavyweight title at UFC 282 even after Jiri Prochazka exited the card, but the Brazilian veteran ultimately declined the alternative …read more

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Posted on November 24, 2022, 4:17 am By
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Teixeira feels ‘disrespected’ by UFC after title switch

Glover Teixeira was supposed to face Jiri Prochazka at UFC 282. | Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC

Glover Teixeira shares some insight on what led …read more

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Posted on November 24, 2022, 1:16 am By
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Jiri Prochazka issues statement after withdrawing from UFC 282, vacating light heavyweight title: “I’ll be back in six months and I’ll take the title whoever holds it” “

Jiri Prochazka has issued a statement after withdrawing from UFC 282. It was revealed on Wednesday that Prochazka suffered a serious shoulder injury that forced him to pull out of …read more

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Posted on November 24, 2022, 12:46 am By
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Jiri Prochazka apologizes for UFC 282 withdrawal, explains vacating light heavyweight title

Jiri Prochazka says he’s sorry he had to pull out of UFC 282 and vacate his light heavyweight title, but he vows to get it back.
On Wednesday, Prochazka (29-3-1 MMA, …read more

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Posted on November 23, 2022, 11:46 pm By
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Dana White details injury that forced Jiri Prochazka to withdraw from UFC 282 and vacate his title: “The worst shoulder injury the doctors have seen in UFC history”

Dana White has opened up on the injury that Jiri Prochazka has sustained. It was revealed on Wednesday that Prochazka has suffered a serious shoulder injury that saw him withdraw …read more

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Anthony Smith vs. Jamahal Hill to headline March 11th UFC Fight Night event

The UFC has scheduled a massive light-heavyweight clash for next March. Earlier today, news broke that the 205-pound division was being shaken up. Due to an injury, Jiri Prochazka pulled …read more

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Jiri Prochazka vacates after injury; UFC 282 headlined by Magomed Ankalaev vs. Jan Blachowicz title fight

Jiri Prochazka isn’t UFC light heavyweight champion anymore, and the man expected to challenge for the title no longer will.
The UFC 282 main event between Prochazka (29-3-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) …read more

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UFC's Prochazka vacates light heavyweight title

UFC light heavyweight champion Jiri Prochazka has vacated his 205-pound championship after suffering a severe shoulder injury, UFC president Dana White told ESPN on Wednesday. …read more

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Injured Prochazka Vacates Title; Blachowicz vs. Ankalaev Elevated to UFC 282 Main Event

A severe shoulder injury suffered in training has prompted Jiri Prochazka to exit the UFC 282 headliner and vacate his light heavyweight belt. …read more

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Jiri Prochazka vacates UFC light heavyweight title due to injury, Jan Blachowicz vs. Magomed Ankalaev now headlines UFC 282

Jiri Prochazka is no longer the UFC’s light heavyweight champion. Prochazka was set to defend his light heavyweight title for the first time in the main event of UFC 282 …read more

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Official main card lineup announced for UFC 282: ‘Prochazka vs. Teixeira 2’

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has announced the main card for UFC 282, headlined by Jiri Prochazka vs Glover Teixeira 2. The final UFC pay-per-view of 2022 is almost upon us …read more

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Jiri Prochazka determined to put on “best performance” against Glover Teixeira at UFC 282: “I don’t want to repeat those mistakes”

UFC light-heavyweight champion Jiri Prochazka is determined to put forth a better showing against Glover Teixeira. In June in a clash in Singapore, the two 205-pound contenders went to war. …read more

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UFC reveals full UFC 282 lineup, including Jiri Prochazka vs. Glover Teixeira championship rematch

Jiri Prochazka and Glover Teixeira | Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC

The UFC’s final pay-per-view event of 2022 is set with 15 fights — including …read more

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Referee, Judges Selected for Jiri Prochazka-Glover Teixeira Rematch at UFC 282

Veteran referee Marc Goddard will be the third man in the cage when Jiri Prochazka and Glover Teixeira have their light heavyweight championship rematch in the main event at UFC …read more

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Marc Goddard to referee Jiri Prochazka vs. Glover Teixeira 2 at UFC 282

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Veteran MMA referee Marc Goddard will be the third man in the cage for Jiri Prochazka vs. Glover Teixeira 2, …read more

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UFC 282 referee, judges selected for Jiri Prochazka vs. Glover Teixeira 2

A UFC light heavyweight title rematch between Jiri Prochazka and Glover Teixeira is less than one month away.
With the Dec. 10 pay-per-view rapidly approaching, details are being ironed out. The …read more

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UFC 282 trailer released featuring epic Jiri Prochazka vs. Glover Teixeira rematch

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Jiri Prochazka and Glover Teixeira’s first meeting was one of the most wild and entertaining fights in UFC history.
They have …read more

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Glover Teixeira warns Jiri Prochazka 'You cut your hair, you lose your power'

NEW YORK – Glover Teixeira had a message for Jiri Prochazka during their Thursday faceoff.
Teixeira (33-8 MMA, 16-6 UFC) lost the light heavyweight title to Prochazka (29-3-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) at …read more

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Jiri Prochazka shoots down potential UFC super fight with Israel Adesanya

Jiri Prochazka doesn’t see a need in fighting Israel Adesanya. Although Prochazka and Adesanya are both set to defend their titles before the year is up, ‘The Last Stylebender’ has …read more

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Jiri Prochazka on USADA's frequent visits: 'If it's the price to be the champion, I will pay that'

NEW YORK – UFC light heavyweight champion Jiri Prochazka has been drug tested a whopping 59 times in 2022 so far.
That makes Prochazka (29-3-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) by far the most …read more

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Posted on November 11, 2022, 2:16 pm By
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Jiri Prochazka reveals he declined having Glover Teixeira rematch in Brazil

Jiri Prochazka reveals the UFC wanted his and Glover Teixeira’s rematch to take place in Brazil. Teixeira hails from Brazil and the promotion was returning to the country for the …read more

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Glover Teixeira reveals stomach issues that plagued him just hours before Jiri Prochazka fight

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Glover Teixeira is rather excited for a second chance to make things right in a rematch against Jiri …read more

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Posted on November 10, 2022, 8:16 pm By
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Face Off! Jiri Stares Down Glover In New York!

Newly crowned UFC light heavyweight champion Jiri Prochazka will make his first 205-pound title defense against the man he stripped of the strap, Glover Teixeira, in the upcoming UFC 282 …read more

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‘Cut your hair, lose your power’: Jiri Prochazka, Glover Teixeira face off for UFC 282 rematch

On Thursday, UFC light heavyweight champ Jiri Prochazka and ex-titleholder Glover Teixeira faced off in New York City for their rematch at UFC 282.
Teixeira made a crack about his …read more

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UFC 282 video: Jiri Prochazka, Glover Teixeira face off ahead of title rematch

NEW YORK – Exactly one month out from their UFC 282 main event, Jiri Prochazka and Glover Teixeira got together for a faceoff to promote their title-fight rematch.
In the midst of …read more

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UFC 282 official poster released

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Light heavyweight champ Jiri Prochazka and ex-titleholder Glover Teixeira will run back their thrilling first meeting at UFC …read more

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UFC 282 Poster Released For ‘Prochazka vs Teixeira 2’

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Newly crowned UFC light heavyweight champion Jiri Prochazka will make his first 205-pound title defense against the man he stripped of the strap, Glover …read more

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Posted on November 9, 2022, 3:46 pm By
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USADA tested Prochazka a record 51 times in 2022, 15 this month alone

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USADA has been heavily testing Jiri Prochazka. Back …read more

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Posted on October 27, 2022, 10:16 am By
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Marked For Test

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United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) seems content to harass reigning light heavyweight champion Jiri Prochazka, racking up a …read more

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Jiri Prochazka drug tested by USADA over 20 times in the past month

UFC light heavyweight champion Jiri Prochazka has been getting to know his local USADA representative pretty well this year. According to a report from TSN reporter Aaron Bronsteter, Prochazka has …read more

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STACKED!!! Latest UFC 282 Fight Card, PPV Lineup

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Newly-minted Light Heavyweight champion, Jiri Prochazka, will run it back with former 205-pound kingpin, Glover Teixeira, atop the …read more

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Full UFC 282 fight card confirmed with Jiri Prochazka vs. Glover Teixeira 2 headlining

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UFC fans will get a chance to see again one of the most exciting light heavyweight matchups in history …read more

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Jiri Prochazka reveals he recently spent three days in a dark room without food to prepare for Glover Teixeira rematch: “There you can work with your demons”

UFC light-heavyweight champion Jiri Prochazka is willing to do anything to retain his gold. At UFC 282 in December, ‘Denisa’ is expected to meet Glover Teixeira in his first title …read more

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Jiri Prochazka went 3 days without food in dark room to confront ‘demons,’ train his mind

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UFC light heavyweight champion Jiri Prochazka continues to push his boundaries to get into peak condition for his fights, recently going …read more

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Posted on October 18, 2022, 4:16 pm By
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Jiri Prochazka thrilled for the chance to avenge “worst performance” of his career against Glover Teixeira: “I want to show my best”

UFC light-heavyweight champion Jiri Prochazka is ready for his rematch with Glover Teixeira. ‘Denisa’ first faced the Brazilian in June in Singapore. In the main event of UFC 275, the …read more

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The MMA Hour with Jiri Prochazka, Petr Yan, Javier Mendez, and John Hathaway at 1 p.m. ET

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The Mixed Martial Arts Hour is back in your life! Below is a rundown of Monday’s show, which begins at 1 p.m. ET …read more

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Jiri Prochazka praises Alexander Gustafsson ahead of “light heavyweight night” at UFC 282: “I think he’s still a very dangerous man”

UFC light-heavyweight champion Jiri Prochazka couldn’t be happier to return at UFC 282. ‘Denisa’ has been out of action since his headlining role with Glover Teixeira in June. In the …read more

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Jiri Prochazka and Glover Teixeira 2 Set For UFC 282

Light Heavyweight Title Will Be On The Line December 10 In Las Vegas
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Heck of a Morning: Does UFC 282 lineup still need Jon Jones?

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While it was made official that Jiri Prochazka will run it back with Glover Teixeira at UFC …read more

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Prochazka-Teixeira rematch added to UFC 282

The UFC has added a light heavyweight championship rematch between Jiri Prochazka and Glover Teixeira to its December pay-per-view event in Las Vegas. …read more

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Jiri Prochazka vs. Glover Teixeira 2 booked for UFC 282 in December

Can Jiri Prochazka and Glover Teixeira top their instant classic from earlier this year? Fight fans will soon find out.
Prochazka, the defending light heavyweight champion, will put his title on …read more

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