There was a changing of the guard in the UFC's light heavyweight division, as Czech finisher Jiri Prochazka submitted Glover Teixeira in the final round to capture the undisputed 205-pound title at UFC 275.
Jiri Prochazka cuts weight then takes in Road to UFC in the arena. At an old-school weigh-in with fans, foes face off: Champ Glover Teixeira vs Prochazka, champ Valentina Shevchenko vs Taila Santos, and former champs Zhang Weili vs Joanna Jedrzejczyk.
Jiri Prochazka unwinds with a workout. Zhang Weili enjoys seeing Joanna Jedrzejczyk. Jack Della Maddalena plans a finish. Champ Valentina Shevchenko talks to the commentary team. Taila Santos trains; champ Glover Teixeira weighs Mike Bisping.
Jiri Prochazka checks out Singapore. Champ Glover Teixeira celebrates an anniversary. Joanna Jedrzejczyk has a new plan for Zhang Weili. Taila Santos aims to dethrone champ Valentina Shevchenko.
Champ Valentina Shevchenko trains hard for Talia Santos. Zhang Weili sees a wide-open division. Champ Glover Teixeira reminisces with Forrest Griffin. Jiri Prochazka checks his gear; Joanna Jedrzejczyk greets a heroine. Stars shine at open workouts.
Despite being away from the cage for more than two years, Joanna Jedrzejczyk said she never fully stepped away from the sport, and will come back refreshed and ready for another run at the title.
Joanna Jedrzejczyk gets settled and loans her coach to champ Glover Teixeira. Zhang Weili benefits from training in Thailand. Jiri Prochazka sweats after his long flight.
Champ Valentina Shevchenko gets settled and sight-sees in Singapore. Joanna Jedrzejczyk weathers travel woes. Champ Glover Teixeira and challenger Jiri Prochazka adjust to the time and date difference.
Who on earth can stop Valentina Shevchenko? That's the question many in the world of MMA are asking themselves as the Kyrgyzstani world champion returns to put her undisputed UFC women's flyweight title on the line at UFC 275.