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UFC on ESPN 23: Reyes vs Prochazka 05/01/2021 Predictions, Previews and Spread

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UFC on ESPN 23 Reyes vs Prochazka 05-01-2021 Predictions Previews and Spread

UFC on ESPN 23: Reyes vs Prochazka 05/01/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship had a breakthrough month in April and they intend to keep the momentum heading to next month. UFC on ESPN 23 will kick off the month this Saturday, May 1 and it will be inside the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. Fans can enjoy the matches live through Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass subscription.  Two of the top light heavyweights in the UFC are set to do battle in the main event. Dominick Reyes is now third-ranked in the division and hoping a win over the fifth-ranked Jiri Prochazka will put him to a title fight against Jan Blachowicz. This is going to be a tough call but according to UFC live odds, the rising Jiri Prochazka will be the safer bet against veteran fighter Dominick Reye

UFC on ESPN 23: Reyes vs Prochazka 05/01/2021

When: Saturday, May 1, 10:00 PM ET
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC on ESPN 23: Reyes vs Prochazka 05/01/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Dominick Reyes +110 Jiri Prochazka -130

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Dominick Reyes

Dominick Reyes is known as “The Devastator” and his hometown is located in Victorville, California in the USA. This 31-year-old fighter has been representing and training at the Cage Combat Academy. Reyes has been fighting at the light heavyweight division for most of his career and he has an impressive 12-2 professional fighting record. Seven of those wins came from knockouts while also having three decisions and two submissions. This fighter has been in two title fights and those came in his last two matches. The first was against Jon Jones in UFC 247 which he lost for the first time in his career. The most recent was in UFC 253 and he got knocked out by Jan Blachowicz in the second round.

Jiri Prochazka

Jiri Prochazka is a 28-year-old fighter and he came all the way from Hosteradice located in the Czech Republic. He stands at six-foot-four and has been sharpening his skills at the Jetsaam Gym Brno. Prochazka is known as “Denisa” whenever he steps in the cage and his professional MMA record is at 27-3. 24 of those wins came from knockouts and this is going to be his second fight in the UFC. His debut match was against Volkan Oezdemir in UFC 251 and he came in as a huge underdog. The fight ended at the 49-second mark in the second round with a vicious punch to score a knockout.

Reyes vs Prochazka Betting Numbers

Record 12-2-0 27-3-1
Last Fight Loss Win
Country USA Czech Republic
Height 6’4″ 6’3″
Weight (lbs) 205 205
Reach (in) 77 80
Win by KO/TKO 58% 89%
Win by Submission 17% 7%
Decisions 25% 4%
Strikes landed per minute 4.53 5.60
Striking accuracy 48% 45%
Striking absorbed per minute 3.16 7.05
Striking defense 49% 55%
Takedown average 0.20 0.00
Takedown accuracy 16% 0%
Takedown defense 82% 100%
Submission average 0.20 0.00

Reyes vs Prochazka Betting Picks

It has been long coming for Jiri Prochazka to come to the UFC and the hype is real. From this top online betting website, he is expected to win over Dominick Reyes. This match should end in the second round and expect another knockout.