Why does Jiri Prochazka have such an unusual hairstyle and what is the meaning of his hairstyle?

Jiri Prochazka is one of the most fascinating fighters in the UFC light heavyweight division. He made his name heard in the division with a stunning knockout win on his 202o debut.


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However, the Czech Republican has been a top name in the fight industry, with his dominance in Japanese MMA business Rizin FF before the UFC. He holds a professional fight record of 28-3 under his name.


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“The Czech Samurai” is surely a knockout artist with 25 of his 28 MMA wins by knockout. However, it wasn’t just his MMA record or his fighting style that caught the attention of fans. Prochazka has a charismatic personality and is also famous for her unusual hairstyle.

Jiri Prochazka’s hairstyle is called…

Prochazka came with a cutting edge hairstyle for his second fight in the promotion. He instantly caught the attention of many, even before the light heavyweight fighter stepped into the octagon.

After being asked about the hairstyle during his pre-fight interview, the Czech fighter called it his “war hair”. He also seemed to enjoy the new hairstyle before his fight.

The inspiration behind Jiri Prochazka’s hairstyle

Later in the same interview, “The Czech Samurai” explained that his hairstyle was inspired by the headgear worn by Muay Thai fighters called mongkhon.

He later also won his second UFC fight with a stunning second-round knockout against former two-time light heavyweight title challenger Dominick Reyes. Prochazka too credited her hairstyle for her victory.

Jiri Prochazka’s hair in his first main event

“The Czech Samurai” won the promotion’s main event with just one win under their name. Coming off of his incredible UFC debut in 2020, Prochazka faced Dominick Reyes in his second UFC fight.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – MAY 01: (L-R) Jiri Prochazka of the Czech Republic knocks out Dominick Reyes in a light heavyweight bout during UFC Fight Night at UFC APEX on May 01, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)

Apparently, Prochazka had the same Muay Thai warrior-inspired hairstyle for his main event in May 2021. Reyes proved to be good competition for the Czech fighter in the first round.


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However, ‘BJP’ knocked him out in the second round with a vicious back elbow. He earned two bonuses for his knockout victory, “Fight of the Night” and “Performance of the Night”.

What does Jiri think of her hairstyle?


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Jiri Prochazka’s hairstyle became an instant hit among fight fans after his incredible win against the former title challenger. While sharing his thoughts, Prochazka said, “I was motivated by Muay Thai warriors like before fights… traditional wai kru, if you know.

“And I like that stuff like I’m saying it’s war hair… That’s how I’m taking this moment, this fight in a big, serious way. This is the hair just for this moment. concluded Prochazka.


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The UFC light heavyweight fighter is famous for living alone and preparing for his fights in the jungle.

What do you think of Prochazka’s hairstyle? What do you think of his way of life? Let us know in the comments section below.