By Fernando Quiles
– November 12, 2023
Jiri Prochazka has released a video reveal following his TKO loss to Alex Pereira in the notable tournament of UFC 295.
Prochazka and Pereira competed for the vacant UFC Light Heavyweight Championship on Saturday evening (November 11). Jamahal Hill vacated the 205-pound gold due to the a ruptured Achilles. Prochazka, who needed to vacate the gentle heavyweight title himself, changed into having a seek for to become a two-time champion. It wasn’t supposed to be this time, as Pereira dropped Prochazka with a counter hook and followed it up with elbows to the pinnacle. Referee Marc Godard had considered ample waved the battle off.
Jiri Prochazka Isn’t Complaining About Stoppage Loss to Alex Pereira
All the design in which thru his post-battle interview with Joe Rogan, Jiri Prochazka admitted that he changed into out at some level of Pereira’s barrage (h/t MMAJunkie).
“I judge that in that stay, it changed into splendid,” Prochazka said. “I changed into out, but you realize I will by no design terminate.
“F*ck, sh*t occurred,” Prochazka said. “Doesn’t matter. For me, it’s mammoth learn. Let’s work on that and be relief stronger than ever. But now, thank you Alex. Thank you for this battle. Huge learn for me from that battle. I’ll be relief.”
Prochazka has followed that up with a video message on his Instagram story. He made it clear that he doesn’t comprise a self-discipline with Marc Goddard’s decision to terminate the battle.
“Marc Goddard changed into splendid, per chance 2, 3 extra seconds and it’d be on diversified design, but what occurred, occurred. I accept that.”
Jiří Procházka speaks on his loss to Alex Pereira at UFC 295 pic.twitter.com/hRnQKklsE6
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“Here is for me valid a motivation, nothing else,” Prochazka said. “Marc Goddard changed into splendid. Presumably two, three extra seconds and it’d be a definite design, but what occurred, occurred. I accept that. Peep me now. I’ll be relief stronger than ever. Thank you for your enhance.”
Within the starting win, the UFC commentary team felt Goddard can even’ve given Prochazka overtime to procure better earlier than stopping the battle. Upon additional review, the crew modified their tune, agreeing with Goddard’s decision.