September 29, 2022

UFC light-heavyweight champion Jiri Prochazka has shaved off his legendary hair after making historical past along with his win over Glover Teixeira final weekend.

‘The Czech Samurai’ was down on the scorecards heading into the ultimate spherical of his title combat towards Glover Teixeira, earlier than taking issues into his personal arms on the Singapore Indoor Stadium.

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Jiri Prochazka captured the light-heavyweight at UFC 275

Prochazka discovered himself on his again with lower than a minute to go earlier than he by some means summoned the vitality to reverse the place and shortly lock up a rear-naked choke submission with simply 30 seconds left on the clock.

With this win, Prochazka turns into the primary Czech fighter to have the UFC belt wrapped round his waist and he additionally places himself alongside the likes of Anderson Silva and Brock Lesnar after changing into a champion in simply his third combat with the promotion.

On Monday, the 29-year-old returned to his hometown of Brno the place a stage was erected and hundreds got here out to have a good time his big achievement, leaving UFC famous person Conor McGregor resentful.

Now that the post-fight celebrations have began to settle down, Prochazka determined to alter his signature coiffure which made him one of the vital recognisable fighters in MMA.

‘Denisa’, who’s now sporting skinhead, defined that he determined to chop off his hair as a result of he believed a brand new a part of his life was about to start after changing into UFC champion.

Prochazka starts a new chapter in his life by cutting his hair

Prochazka begins a brand new chapter in his life by chopping his hair

Prochazka has always been one of the most recognisable fighters due to his hairstyle

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Prochazka has at all times been one of the vital recognisable fighters as a consequence of his coiffure


“I lower my hair as a result of I wanted to finish one chapter of my life. So now I can begin with new vitality, new wave. Actually,” Prochazka instructed Ariel Helwani.

The 205lb knockout artist beforehand describe his coiffure as ‘struggle hair’ and defined that it was impressed by the headgear worn by Muay Thai fighters known as Mongkhon.

“That’s my struggle hair,” Prochazka stated in an interview with BT Sport.

“I used to be impressed by the Mongkhon which is from Muay Thai combating and Muay Thai is my background and that was the inspiration.

“If you end up able to combat you might want to appear like a fighter, a warrior. Let’s preserve my spirit in that struggle mode.”

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