Former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion, Jiri Prochazka, did not miss the title fight between Glover Teixeira and Jamal Hill, in which the American light heavyweight defeated the Brazilian to claim the vacant belt vacated by the Czech.
Prochazka, who is recovering from shoulder surgery, posted a video addressed to the winner of the match.
“My congratulations. I’m coming!” Prochazka said to Hill.
The light heavyweight title fight headlining UFC 283 in Rio de Janeiro went all the way to win the American by unanimous decision 50-44 three times. In an interview after the fight, Glover Teixeira announced his retirement from professional football.
Before assigning a title fight between Teixera and Hill, the management of the organization tried to play for the vacant belt in a duel between Magomed Ankalaev and Jan Blachowicz, who failed to cope with this task, bringing the fight to a draw.