Alex Pereira vs Jiri Prochazka – Fight Preview & Analysis

Pereira vs. Prochazka fight preview

UFC 295: Jones vs. Miocic is scheduled to take place on Saturday, November 11, 2023, in New York City, New York, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Alex “Poatan” Pereira will take on Jiri Prochazka in the UFC Light Heavyweight Title Bout. You can view the full UFC 295 card.

Pereira brings a unique orthodox fighting stance with an 79″ reach. In contrast, Prochazka, an orthodox fighter, stands with a 80″ reach. These variations in their styles can have a significant impact inside the Octagon.

With a 62% striking accuracy, Pereira has shown his precision in landing significant strikes, averaging around 5.11 per minute. On the other hand, Prochazka boasts a 55% striking accuracy, landing approximately 5.77 significant strikes per minute.

In this post, we will break down Alex Pereira vs. Jiri Prochazka matchup. Let’s take a look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats, and more below ⤵

The 36-year-old, Alex Pereira is coming in with a 8-2-0 record. Pereira will be fighting for the first time since a win via split decision against Jan Blachowicz at UFC 291: Poirier vs. Gaethje 2 in July.

Prochazka, meanwhile, is coming off a submission win against Glover Teixeira on July 29, 2023, at UFC 275: Teixeira vs. Prochazka and holds a 29-3-1 record.

Alex Pereira vs. Jiri Prochazka
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205 lbs.
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Alex Pereira has a orthodox fighting stance with an 79″ reach. The 31-year-old Jiri Prochazka is an orthodox fighter with a 80″ reach. An orthodox fighter stands with their left side forward and jabs with their left hand. The southpaw fighter is the opposite. Southpaw stands with their right side forward and jabs with their right hand. In most cases, orthodox fighters are right-handed; if you are left-handed, you fight southpaw.

Alex Pereira stats

→ Pereira’s striking accuracy is 62%.
→ Pereira lands 5.11 significant strikes per minute.
→ Pereira’s takedown accuracy is 100%.
→ Pereira’s takedown average is 0.22 per 15 minutes.
→ Pereira’s takedown defense is 70%.

Pereira comes in with 62% striking accuracy, typically landing about 5.11 significant strikes every minute. Conversely, Prochazka fires at 55% accuracy, landing about 5.77 significant strikes per minute. Alex Pereira also has a 100% takedown accuracy and, on average, gets around 0.22 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Prochazka’s 0.38 takedowns and 68% takedown accuracy.

Jiri Prochazka stats

→ Prochazka’s striking accuracy is 55%.
→ Prochazka lands 5.77 significant strikes per minute.
→ Prochazka’s takedown accuracy is 100%.
→ Prochazka’s takedown average is 0.38 per 15 minutes.
→ Prochazka’s takedown defense is 68%.

Jiri spent, on average, 13:17 minutes in the Octagon, and Alex has an average fight time of 11:33 minutes.

Considering their records, fighting styles, and recent performances, this matchup looks to be an interesting clash of skills and strategies. Who will come out victorious, Alex or Jiri? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC 295: Jones vs. Miocic
November 11, 2023
New York City, New York, USA
Alex Pereira vs. Jiri Prochazka

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