MMA – Opposition initially scheduled for May 7 at UFC 274 is lastly pushed again to UFC 275 in June.
New UFC gentle heavyweight champion Glover Teixeira has introduced that his first title protection has been postponed. Fallen Polish Jan Błachowicz, he achieved the feat of changing into champion at 42 years outdated. The Brazilian selected to face Jiří Procházka for his first title protection. Both fighters have a stable background in MMA. Indeed, Teixeira has a file of 33 wins for 7 losses. Procházka has a file of 28 wins and solely 3 losses. The conflict between the 2 males offers the light-heavyweight class a second wind. A class in decline for the reason that departure of Jon Jones.
This is Carlos Legaspi who broadcasts on his Twitter the cancellation and the postponement of the assembly. He writes: “Glover Teixeira confirms that his first title defense against Jiří Procházka was postponed to UFC 275 in June”. No further data has been added to this announcement.
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Despite the wait, the duel between the 2 males is probably going to be unimaginable. Indeed, each are actual monsters. At 42, the present champion managed to submit Błachowicz and steal the belt from him. This makes him the second oldest fighter to change into champion (behind Randy Couture: 45). His opponent has simply arrived within the UFC however is already having fun with nice success. Indeed, the Czech inflicted on Dominick Reyes one in all Most spectacular knockouts of 2021. There is little question that the opposition between Glover Teixeira and Jiří Procházka has some surprises in retailer for us.
Which Brazilian or Czech do you see successful?