Jiri Prochazka vs. Glover Teixeira 2 in talks for UFC 282 in December

Jiri Prochazka vs. Glover Teixeira 2 in talks for UFC 282 in December

Jiri Prochazka and Glover Teixeira will move to combat another time with the light heavyweight title going up for grabs at UFC 282 on Dec. 10.

A couple of people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed the news to MMA Fighting with verbal agreements in place from each and every athletes. The card doesn’t have an official location however, even if it’s more than likely the card will happen at the T-Cell Area in Las Vegas.

The timing of the struggle is available in mixture after the UFC had to begin with discussed

 in Brazil as a imaginable landing spot for the rematch, on the other hand in any case, Prochazka and Teixeira opted instead for December.

Actually, Prochazka and Teixeira engaged in a conceivable “Battle of the Year” candidate in June, slugging it out over 5 rounds. The back-and-forth combat ended with Prochazka securing a rear-naked choke to finish Teixeira with lower than 30 seconds final on the clock.

Going into that fifth and supreme round, the judges had been everywhere, with scoring with Teixeira up on two taking part in playing cards and the third official having it as a draw. Prochazka secured the tip to prevent the scorecards from having any affect, on the other hand he was once nevertheless disappointed in his potency even after a hit the UFC mild heavyweight title.

Jiri Prochazka vs. Glover Teixeira 2 in talks for UFC 282 in December

Now, Prochazka gets the danger to run it once more, hoping to distance himself from Teixeira in more impressive sort this time spherical.

Within the intervening time, Teixeira seeks to turn out to be a two-time champion after on the subject of finishing Prochazka on plenty of occasions inside the first bout. The veteran Brazilian has been honest about his profession more than likely completing inside the with reference to long run, on the other hand he’ll more than likely return for no less than but every other struggle as he seeks revenge on Prochazka with the UFC title going up for grabs.

Guilherme Cruz contributed to this report

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