RIZIN FIGHTING WORLD GRAND-PRIX 2015, -100kg tournament runner-up.
Utilizing his long reach and Muay Thai background, he has an astonishing 94% finish rate of his 14 wins. Jiri is the current Fusion Fight Night Light Heavy Weight Champion and is one of the hottest prospects coming out of the Czech Republic. His aggressive stand up style is entertaining to watch and has 3 KO victories by a flying knee. While his participation in the RIZIN Tournament at the end of last year, Jiri defeated Satoshi Ishii by TKO in the first round. Two days later he beat Team Fedor’s representative Vadim Nemkov by pushing the pace and making him retire due to exhaustion. In the finals, Jiri fell to the hands of King Mo, but he managed to win over fans love and support by his performance over 3 fights. In April he finished legendary Kazuyuki Fujita with a barrage of strikes and proved the world that he was indeed the hottest prospect. Jiri seeks to make a statement by winning the open weight tournament and make his way to stardom during the Grand Prix.