Cso a week after proclaiming himself the new semi-complete champion of UFC, Jiri Prochazka has two names in mind for his immediate future: revenge
Jiri Prochazka wants to fight in Europe against Blachowicz, without ruling out a rematch with Teixeira
Cso a week after proclaiming himself the new semi-complete champion of UFC, Jiri Prochazka has two names in mind for his immediate future: revenge with Glover Teixeira or give it a chance Jan Blachowicz.
“I don’t know what the UFC’s preference is. I want to communicate more with the UFC and understand what they want from me. I think the most dangerous man in the division, below me, is Jan Blachowicz. I think he may be the next challenger, but I have to maintain respect for Glover,” she said.
Speaking to “The MMA Hour”, Prochazkawho was proclaimed champion on June 11 after beating glover by submission in the fifth episode, he commented that the fight with Teixeira it could be after giving Blachowicz the opportunity.
“Another option is to offer Glover a rematch and then face Jan Blachowicz. I have to make a decision, but I need to talk to the UFC and my manager to define the best step,” explained the new champion.
He wants to do the biggest UFC event in Europe
Although he reiterated his respect to the now former champion, Prochazka he said he would like to face Blachowicz in Europe, because the mixed martial arts company will present itself with a great event on that continent, he even dared to say that with the best in history.
“That is something that I think a lot about (facing Blachowicz in Europe), because I think for the European public it would be the biggest event in the history of MMA. Me and him, Poland and the Czech Republic, are the next countries. Be ready and win. My preference is to make my next fight in the Czech Republic.”
Start a new life and with a new look
On the other hand, the UFC champion show off until the week before a hairstyle like the one worn by muay thai fighters in Thailand, he ended up with that look, because he cut his hair.
The fighter told The MMA Hour’s Ariel Helwani that he cut his hair because
he needed to finish a chapter of his life
and that now I could start with new energy.