Jiri Prochazka Suffered ‘Worst Shoulder Injury Doctors Have Seen In UFC History’ According To Dana White

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Jiri Prochazka is out of next month’s UFC 282 card and could be out for a while.

On Wednesday, Yahoo Sport’s Kevin Iole broke the news that Prochazka was out of his upcoming title fight against Glover Teixeira.

According to Dana White, Prochazka suffered ‘the worst shoulder injuries doctors have ever seen” while wrestling in practice.

Via Yahoo Sports

Tim Simpson, Prochazka’s manager, said “the shoulder got wrecked in a standard wrestling accident type of thing.” UFC president Dana White said the doctors told him that the injury is extensive.

“This is the worst shoulder injury the doctors have seen in UFC history,” White told Yahoo Sports. “It’s really f***ing bad. His shoulder is very, very bad. He’s going to have serious surgery that will require extensive rehab.”

Jiri released a statement on why he decided to vacate the light heavyweight title after getting injured.

Jan Blachowicz and Magomed Ankalaev will be the upcoming title fight for UFC 282 after Glover Teixeira turned down a fight against Ankalaev.

Paddy Pimblett vs. Jared Gordon will be the new co-main event.

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