Jiri Prochazka refuses challenge against Jamahal Hill and demands rematch against Alex Poatan for belt

Czech refuses challenge between former champions and remains firm in his plan to renew the dispute against Brazilian star

Alex Poatan and Jiri Prochazka face each other at UFC 295. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram/UFC

Alex Poatán e Jiri Prochazka faced each other in UFC 295. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram/UFC

Victorious against Aleksandar rakic No. UFC 300, Jiri Prochazka He is incisive in stating that he intends to compete for the light heavyweight belt (up to 93kg) in his next commitment. Challenged by Jamahal hill, the Czech refused the attack and ensured full focus on providing a rematch with Alex Poatán. In an interview with 'The MMA Hour', the former champion explained his desire.

“I want to fight for the belt, especially because of that loss in New York (against Alex Poatán, in 2023). That's what my manager is working on. I’m confident,” said Prochazka.


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Last weekend, Jiri experienced a real battle against Aleksandar rakic and beat his rival by knockout in the second round. Afterwards, the Czech closely followed the imposing victory of his last tormentor, Alex Poatán.

Light heavyweight leader, the Brazilian conquered the throne by beating Prochazka in a confrontation that took place in UFC 295. Months later, the São Paulo native returned to the octagon and brutalized Jamahal hill.

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