Dominick Reyes vs. Jiri Prochazka – Preview & Matchup Analysis

Dominick Reyes vs. Jiri Prochazka fight preview

UFC on ESPN 23: Reyes vs. Prochazka is scheduled to take place on Saturday, May 1, 2021, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Dominick “The Devastator” Reyes will take on Jiri “Denisa” Prochazka in the Light Heavyweight Bout. You can view the full UFC on ESPN 23 card.

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

The 31-year-old, Dominick Reyes is coming in with a 12-2-0 record. Reyes will be fighting for the first time since a loss via KO/TKO against Jan Blachowicz at UFC 253: Adesanya vs. Costa in September.

Prochazka, meanwhile, is coming off a KO/TKO win against Volkan Oezdemir on September 26, 2020 at UFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal and holds a 27-3-1 record.

Dominick Reyes vs. Jiri Prochazka
31
Age
28
6′ 4″
Height
6′ 3″
205 lbs.
Weight
205 lbs.
77″
Reach
80″
12-2-0
Record
27-3-1
Southpaw
Stance
Orthodox

Dominick Reyes has an southpaw fighting stance with a 77″ reach. The 28-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, then you fight southpaw.

Dominick Reyes:
→ Reyes’s striking accuracy is 48%.
→ Reyes lands 4.53 significant strikes per minute.
→ Reyes’s takedown accuracy is 16%.
→ Reyes’s takedown average is 0.20 per 15 minutes.
→ Reyes’s takedown defense is 82%.

Reyes comes in with 48% striking accuracy, typically landing about 4.53 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Prochazka fires at 45% accuracy, landing about 5.67 significant strikes per minute. Dominick Reyes also has a 16% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 0.20 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Prochazka’s 0.00 takedowns and 100% takedown accuracy.

Jiri Prochazka:
→ Prochazka’s striking accuracy is 45%.
→ Prochazka lands 5.67 significant strikes per minute.
→ Prochazka’s takedown accuracy is 0%.
→ Prochazka’s takedown average is 0.00 per 15 minutes.
→ Prochazka’s takedown defense is 100%.

Jiri spent on average 5:49 minutes in the Octagon and Dominick has an average fight time of 9:10 minutes.

This looks like an fun matchup, at least on paper. UFC on ESPN 23 is live in , who do you think will win, Dominick or Jiri? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC on ESPN 23: Reyes vs. Prochazka
Date
May 1, 2021
Location
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Matchup
Dominick Reyes vs. Jiri Prochazka

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