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UFC: Jiri Prochazka defeats Dominick Reyes in brutal second-round knockout

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Jiri Prochazka handed Dominick Reyes a brutal elbow knockout on Saturday in the Ultimate Fighting Championship fight at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
The main event light heavyweight bout ended with Prochazka landing a deadly strike, leaving the former title challenger cold with a spinning back elbow at 4:29 of the second round.

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Prochazka (28-3-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC), a former Rizin FF champion, got his second octagon victory with a second-round knockout win over Reyes (12-3 MMA, 6-3 UFC).

While Prochazka’s victory earned him his 10th consecutive win by knockout, Reyes has now lost three consecutive bouts — to Jon Jones and Jan Blachowicz in title fights.

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Prochazka has now knocked out two one-time light heavyweight title challengers, including Volkan Oezdemir in the second round in his UFC debut on Fight Island in September.

The win could take him to the top three of the divisional rankings that would be released next week.

MMA Junkie reports that Prochazka is now positioned to potentially challenge the winner of the September title fight between Jan Blachowicz and Glover Teixeira.

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