Who did Alex Pereira lose to MMA?

Alex Pereira Record: 5-1-0

W/L Fighter Event
next Alex Pereira Sean Strickland UFC 276: Adesanya vs. Cannonier Jul. 02, 2022
win Alex Pereira Bruno Silva UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Ankalaev Mar. 12, 2022
win Alex Pereira Andreas Michailidis UFC 268: Usman vs. Covington 2 Nov. 06, 2021

What rank is Alex Pereira?

He is the UFC’s No. 4-ranked middleweight. Pereira (5-1), of Brazil, is a former kickboxing world champion at multiple weight classes. He transitioned from kickboxing to MMA full time in 2021, when he signed with the UFC.

Who is Alex Pereira fighting?

Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that a bout between Sean Strickland and Alex Pereira is in the works for UFC 277 on July 30 at a venue and location to be announced. Verbal agreements are in place for the 185-pound showdown, which was first reported by ESPN.

What is Alex Pereira record?

As of 2021 his Kickboxing record stands at 33 – 7, with 21 victories by way of stoppage. As well as winning the Glory Kickboxing World Middlweight, Interm Middleweight, and Light Heavyweight Championships, he was a 2015 WGP Kickboxing Middleweight Champion.

Is Alex Pereira coming to UFC?

Alex Pereira more than justified the hype in his UFC debut. The Brazilian middleweight was slotted in the UFC 268 prelim headliner spot on ESPN and did more than shine under the bright lights of Madison Square Garden.

What’s next for Alex Pereira?

Kickboxing legend Alex Pereira set to make his second UFC appearance in March 2022. Alex Pereira is set to make his second UFC appearance on March 12th, 2022, according to Combate Journalist Raphael Marinho. He will take on fellow countryman and knockout artist Bruno Silva in his sophomore outing in the promotion.

Can you knee in kickboxing?

Rules: Fighters are allowed to strike their opponent with punches and kicks including kicks below the waist, except for the groin. Elbows and knees are forbidden (with the exception of some competitions). Clinch fighting, throws and sweeps are allowed.

Where does Glover Teixeira fight out of?

Bethel, Connecticut

Glover Teixeira
Division Light heavyweight
Reach 76 in (193 cm)
Style Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Fighting out of Bethel, Connecticut, United States

Will Alex Pereira fight Adesanya?

Pereira (5-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC), a former kickboxing champion who owns multiple wins over reigning UFC champ Israel Adesanya, will get a fight that will put him on the fast track to the belt when he takes on Sean Strickland (25-3 MMA, 12-3 UFC) on July 30.

Why is kickboxing not popular?

In contrast, the promoters of kickboxing have a more difficult time getting their athletes on TV. This is primarily because kickboxing doesn’t have the history and resources that boxing has. What’s more, no one personality or face represents kickboxing. This makes it harder for promoters to market the sport as a whole.