Alex Pereira’s explosive victories in the UFC Middleweight division have captured the attention of combat sports enthusiasts across the United States. The Brazilian fighter, known for his lethal left uppercut, has already claimed the UFC’s 185-pound crown in just his fourth Octagon appearance.
Pereira’s most notable win came in November 2022, when he defeated Israel Adesanya for the third time – this time in mixed martial arts – cementing his status as a dominant force in the UFC.
As he prepares to defend his championship for the first time in the upcoming UFC 287 main event, Pereira aims to extend his winning streak against his formidable adversary.
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His exceptional striking ability has even earned him the praise of boxing star Ryan Garcia, who described Pereira’s hook as “scary” and unmatched in the cage. Don’t miss your chance to witness the electrifying action as Pereira faces off against his opponent in Miami this weekend.
“That’s (Pereira vs. Adesanya) gonna be huge,” Garcia said. “You know what’s crazy though? I’ve never seen somebody throw a hook like me, but Pereira does throw a hook like me. He throws it where you don’t really use your legs too much. You just, ‘Whack!’
“That guy, he’s scary. I don’t even think I would even wanna be near this man. He’s just a destroyer… He fights like a terminator. It’s weird, bro. That dude, he’s something else,” Garcia added.
As the highly anticipated UFC 287 main event approaches on April 8th at the Miami-Dade Arena, all eyes are on Alex Pereira as he prepares to showcase his devastating left uppercut once again. Fans are eager to see if he can extend his winning streak and defeat his formidable adversary for the fourth time. Even boxing sensation Ryan Garcia, who has his own high-profile fight against the unbeaten Gervonta Davis on April 22, is making time to watch Pereira and Adesanya’s showdown.
The Brazilian fighter’s explosive striking ability has earned him high praise from fans and fellow fighters alike, making this a must-see event for any combat sports enthusiast in the United States. Don’t miss your chance to witness history in the making as Pereira takes on Adesanya in what promises to be an unforgettable night of thrilling combat sports action.