UFC roster gets excited after Jiri Prochazka’s wild spinning elbow KO


After just two fights in the UFC, Jiri Prochazka has captured the attention of the fighting world. The light heavyweight former Muay Thai kickboxer thoroughly dominated Dominick Reyes and ended Saturday’s Fight Night main event with a spinning back elbow KO to put an exclamation mark on a statement win.

Reyes was the second former light heavyweight title challenger Prochazka has knocked out in the second round in as many UFC fights, after starching Volkan Oezdemir in his debut.

While there will be time to talk of future light heavyweight title contention moving forward, the style of Prochazka’s victory had even the most seasoned members of the UFC roster excited. Here’s what they had to say on social media in the aftermath.

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