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Jiri Prochazka Reacts to Glover Teixeira’s Rematch Request

Jiri Prochazka Reacts to Glover Teixeira's Rematch Request

UFCs New Light Heavyweight Champion Jiri Prochazka has responded to Glover Teixeira’s rematch request following their sparking contest at UFC 275.

Jiri Prochazka defeated reigning champion Glover Teixeira in an extremely close match-up which he was loosing on judges scores.

Prochazka capitalized the opportunity presented in his scrambling in last half minute of last round. He submitted Teixeira by rear naked choke with only 30 seconds left on the clock.

Despite losing his title, Glover still want’s to fight in the UFC. After his fight he immediately took it to the twitter to ask for the rematch. He wrote “Rematch?? @jiri_bjp @danawhite @ufc“.

When Jiri was asked about what he wants to do next, He said “It doesn’t matter (if it) will be Glover or Jan, Doesn’t matter. For me, it doesn’t matter. For the next fight, I swear I will be another fighter. Not like that. That was not (a) good performance for me.”

Jiri also criticized his performance against Glover. He felt lazy in setting up things to knockout Glover but promised that he will be beast when he fight next.

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