UFC 251: Jiri Prochazka Finishes Prelims With KO of Volkan Oezdemir
The prelims are over for UFC 251, and they concluded with Jiri Prochazka scoring a jaw-dropping knockout of Volkan Oezdemir.
Prochazka viciously bombs out Volkan Oezdemir
The featured fight of the prelims featured the now former RIZIN light heavyweight champ Prochazka, making his Octagon debut against contender, Volkan Oezdemir.
Prochazka ate some big shots early on, as taunted the former title challenger and kept his hands down low. But, in round two, the Czechoslovakian fighter stunned Oezdemir with a head kick, and then brutally knocked him out moments later with a huge right hand.
It was a memorable debut for Prochazka to say the least. The 27 year-old now carries a record of 27-3-1.
Results for UFC 251 prelims
Here are the complete results for tonight’s prelims.
Jiri Prochazka def. Volkan Oezdemir via KO (punch) R2, 0:49
Muslim Salikhov def. Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos via split decision (30-27, 28-29, 29-28)
Makwan Amirkhani def. Danny Henry via technical submission (anaconda choke) R1, 3:15
Leonardo Santos def. Roman Bogatov via unanimous decision (29-26. 29-26, 29-26)
Marcin Tybura def. Maxim Grishin via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
Raulian Paiva def. Zhalgas Zhumagulov via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Karol Rosa def. Vanessa Melo via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-27)
Davey Grant def. Martin Day via KO (punch) R3, 2:38