UFC Veteran Teixeira Takes On Up-and-Comer Prochazka
Equally fighters have compiled a ton of MMA encounter, with Teixeira and Prochazka obtaining competed in 40 and 32 fights, respectively. On the other hand Teixeira is much more fight-analyzed at the UFC stage. He has a UFC history of 16-5 and a professional history of 33-7.
Prochazka has gained 12 straight bouts but just just lately stepped up to the UFC, knocking out Volkan Oezdemir and Dominick Reyes in his only two fights at this level. His past time tasting defeat was in 2015.
Hope this title bout to be made the decision within the octagon and not at the judges’ table. Out of Prochazka’s 33 occupation fights, only a person has long gone to the scorecards. Teixeira has stopped 28 of his 33 defeated opponents.
Teixeira’s key to victory is to be affected person and wait for the right moment for the takedown. Prochazka will look to keep the struggle standing and use frequent pressure on Teixeira.
Teixeira vs. Prochazka Props
Teixeira, the Brazilian Pit Bull, is labeled as a striker, but his skill set goes beyond striking. He has 10 submission wins to go alongside with 18 wins by KO/TKO in his profession. At the UFC degree, he has experienced additional success with submissions (7) than with knockouts (6). Teixeira has just 7 professional losses, five of which whilst a section of the UFC.
Prochazka’s MMA vocation has been impressive, boasting a 28-3-1 history even though turning into Rizin FF gentle heavyweight champion in 2019. His UFC resume is quick but dominant, as he won the two of his matches by second-round knockout.
The Czech fighter’s approach has been one-dimensional, nonetheless productive. He has 25 KO/TKOs to just two by submission. Assume a comparable solution in opposition to Teixeira.
Oddsmakers realize this knockout-weighty craze and will price their props accordingly.
Teixeira vs. Prochazka Demonstrates Shallowness of Light Heavyweight Division
All title fights have exhilaration connected to them, but Teixeira-Prochazka isn’t attracting as a lot excitement as past and upcoming title bouts. The light-weight heavyweight division isn’t a enthusiast favorite ideal now, because of to its deficiency of star electric power and shallowness of expertise.
With Jon Jones’ inactivity at mild heavyweight and his intention to shift up to the heavyweight division, Teixeira (No. 8) is now the only light heavyweight fighter in the UFC’s top-15 pound-for-pound position.
Co-Primary Celebration: Shevchenko Sizable Favorite vs. Santos
Shevchenko has run the women’s flyweight division due to the fact getting champion at UFC 231 in 2018. She’s defended her title six periods and is vastly favored to prolong that quantity to seven towards a fresh new face in Santos.
Santos warrants this opportunity at a title. She retains a skilled report of 19-1, her sole loss currently being a break up final decision in her UFC debut in 2019. The Brazilian has built amends by winning four straight matches (albeit in opposition to reasonably easy opponents), positioning herself for a day with “Bullet Shevchenko.”