A pivotal light heavyweight bout between Dominick Reyes and Jiri Prochazka will headline an approaching UFC Fight Night card in February.
UFC president, Dana White informed ESPN’s Brett Okamoto that Reyes will choose on Prochazka in the principal occasion on February 27.
— Brett Okamoto (@bokamotoESPN) October 28, 2020
For every Dana White (@danawhite), UFC doing work on a UFC Combat Evening most important event among Dominick Reyes (@DomReyes) and Jiri Prochazka (@jiri_bjp) on Feb. 27.
This is a significant battle for the light heavyweight division amongst two leading-10 contenders. Reyes has previously fought for UFC gold 2 times, coming up quick both equally periods, as for Prochazka, he is coming off a extremely thriving Octagon debut. The winner of the fight could also receive a title shot or a No. 1 contender bout.
Dominick Reyes is coming off a 2nd-round TKO reduction to Jan Blachowicz for the gentle heavyweight title at UFC 253. Getting into the battle, the American was a sizeable favorite but was brutalized by physique kicks and ultimately dropped and completed by ground and pound. Right before that, he suffered a pretty controversial determination reduction to Jon Jones at UFC 247, which was his to start with profession loss.
Reyes is now ranked next in the division and needs to get a get to get some momentum again.
Jiri Prochazka, meanwhile, is the former RIZIN gentle heavyweight winner and created his UFC debut at UFC 251 the place he defeat Volkan Oezdemir by next-round knockout. The Czech native is presently on an 11-combat profitable streak with noteworthy wins more than King Mo Lawal, C.B. Dollaway, Jake Heun, Brandon Halsey, and Fabio Maldonado among the other people.
At the moment, it is not recognized where by this fight will get spot as there is a opportunity the UFC is back again in Fight Island someday in the early parts of 2020. No other fights have been confirmed for this card.
Who do you assume will gain, Dominick Reyes or Jiri Prochazka?