MMA fans on social media were at their hilarious best while reacting to an image of Jiri Prochazka with a Dana White-lookalike. Several fans across various platforms put on their thinking hats in an attempt to come up with the most creative meme.
It all started when former UFC light heavyweight champion Jiri Prochazka provided an update on his shoulder surgery that forced him to vacate the 205-pound strap ahead of UFC 282.
Dana White referred to the injury as “the worst shoulder injury in UFC history.” Fascinatingly, Prochazka’s physiotherapist shares a striking resemblance to the UFC president, to the point where the Czech MMA fighter had to clarify that it was not in fact the UFC head-honcho:
The post was enough for MMA enthusiasts to enjoy the content and come up with hilarious reactions.
Several fans reacted under a post made by @connerburks on Twitter, who captioned the post:
One fan resorted to the classic AliExpress meme template to react to the image:
Another fan claimed that White sent his stand-in to monitor Prochazka’s surgery:
Elsewhere, under Jiri Prochazka’s post on Instagram, a fan claimed that White already has a retirement plan in place:
Yet another fan remarked that this may have been the UFC bossman after he had consumed plenty of Howler Head bourbon whiskey:
Check out some of the best reactions below:
Jiri Prochazka was slated to defend his 205-pound title against Glover Teixeira in the main event of UFC 282. However, a few days prior to the fight, he stated that he was relinquishing his title, citing a shoulder injury sustained during preparation for the Teixeira match.
Dana White said on Paddy Pimblett’s podcast that despite Prochazka’s social media hints that he hopes to return within six months, he anticipates a considerably longer timetable before he can compete again owing to the severity of his shoulder injury.
Revealing what Prochazka said to him immediately after the injury, White stated:
Catch White’s appearance on Chattin Pony Podcast below:
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