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Pereira Trumps Adesanya With Hoverboard Boxing

The folks over at ESPN MMA think Israel Adesanya’s training is “different” because the reigning middleweight champion is prepping for Brazilian nemesis Alex Pereira at UFC 281 this November in …read more

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Morning Report: Luke Rockhold return possible if Alex Pereira wins title: ‘Let’s get the free belt’

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Luke Rockhold sees a potential clash with Alex Pereira as a rather favorable matchup.
The former UFC and Strikeforce middleweight champion …read more

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Luke Rockhold explains why Alex Pereira being the middleweight champ would make him unretire: “Let’s get the free belt”

Luke Rockhold says Alex Pereira becoming the middleweight champ would make him unretire. After Rockhold lost a decision to Paulo Costa at UFC 278, he announced his retirement from the …read more

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Gorilla: Pereira Will Get ‘Exploited’ By Izzy

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If you think Alex Pereira will have an advantage over Israel Adesanya in the UFC 281 headliner on Nov. 12 …read more

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Morning Report: Henry Cejudo predicts Alex Pereira knocks out Israel Adesanya: ‘Stop me when I lie’

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Israel Adesanya will have some demons to conquer in his upcoming title fight.
“The Last Stylebender” has been virtually unmatched in …read more

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UFC 281: Adesanya vs. Pereira official event poster released

In a fight that’s shaping up to be one of the bigger grudge matches in recent UFC history, middleweight champion Israel Adesanya takes on Alex Pereira in the UFC 281 …read more

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UFC 281 official poster: Israel Adesana meets familiar foe Alex Pereira

The UFC is returning to Madison Square Garden in New York, featuring two title fights and a banger at lightweight.
In the main event of UFC 281, UFC middleweight champion Israel …read more

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UFC 281 poster released featuring Israel Adesanya vs. Alex Pereira, Dustin Poirier vs. Michael Chandler, more

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Israel Adesanya headlines one of the most anticipated cards of the year.
The UFC middleweight champion is set …read more

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Video: Israel Adesanya creates own trailer for Alex Pereira title bout

Israel Adesanya at UFC 276 in July. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

The UFC middleweight champion is getting us hype for his return …read more

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Video: Pereira, Teixeira swing after the bell in fiery sparring match

Glover Teixeira and Alex Pereira were swinging after the bell in fiery sparring match  | Photo by Yong Teck Lim/Getty Images

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Israel Adesanya releases unofficial UFC 281 trailer

Middleweight champion Israel Adesanya puts his title on the line in the UFC 281 main event at Madison Square Garden against Alex Pereira on Nov. 12.

The anticipated showdown will be …read more

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Watch Israel Adesanya's epic trailer for Alex Pereira fight at UFC 281: 'He who laughs last, laughs best'

Israel Adesanya knows how to build up his fights.
In perhaps his biggest fight to date, Middleweight champion Adesanya (23-1 MMA, 12-1 UFC) meets former kickboxing foe Alex Pereira (6-1 MMA, 3-0 …read more

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Video: UFC middleweight contender Alex Pereira shows off impressive archery skills

UFC middleweight contender Alex Pereira, a descendant of indigenous people in Brazil, showed off some impressive archery skills on his social media.
Pereira, who prepares to challenge Israel Adesanya for the …read more

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Israel Adesanya claims there’s only one thing that his UFC 281 opponent Alex Pereira is really good at: “Completely honest, threat meter six”

Israel Adesanya is claiming there’s only on thing that his UFC 281 opponent Alex Pereira is really good at. Yes, UFC 281 will see Israel Adesanya (23-1 MMA) vs Alex …read more

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Israel Adesanya Gives Alex Pereira A Rating On The ‘Threat Meter’

UFC Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya has given his thoughts on Alex Pereira’s recent performances in MMA ahead of UFC 281. Adesanya will face Pereira in a rematch of their two …read more

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Israel Adesanya claims Alex Pereira only a six on the ‘threat meter’

Israel Adesanya is the reigning UFC middleweight champion. | Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images

“There’s one thing he’s really good at. It’s that left hook …read more

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Alex Pereira shares footage of his son mocking Israel Adesanya following brutal KO: “I told them before not to let him in the ring”

Alex Pereira has some next-level trolling hurled Israel Adesanya‘s way. Pereira will be challenging Adesanya for the UFC Middleweight Championship at UFC 281 on November 12. The title fight will …read more

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Robert Whittaker can't see Israel Adesanya wrestling Alex Pereira, expects 'kickboxing fight with small gloves'

PARIS – Robert Whittaker expects a pure standup battle in the upcoming UFC middleweight title fight.
The former champion is confident Israel Adesanya’s title defense against kickboxing rival Alex Pereira will …read more

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Jones Encourages & Advises Pereira Ahead Of Adesanya Bout

Jon Jones doesn’t want Alex Pereira to give UFC Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya any footage to analyze ahead of their upcoming title fight. Pereira is set to face Adesanya at …read more

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Marvin Vettori hopes Israel Adesanya ‘goes out on another oxygen mask” against Alex Pereira

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UFC middleweight Marvin Vettori spoke to reporters about his UFC Paris fight with ex-champ Robert Whittaker, his place in the middleweight division, a third …read more

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Jon Jones shares some advice for Alex Pereira after viewing footage of his sparring on social media

Jon Jones has shared some advise for Alex Pereira after viewing footage of his sparring on social media. In an ‘Instagram’ post with a photo of a scale that was …read more

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Marvin Vettori hopes Israel Adesanya leaves in another oxygen mask against Alex Pereira at UFC 281

PARIS – It’s safe to say Marvin Vettori still has plenty of ill will toward Israel Adesanya.
Vettori (18-4-1 MMA, 8-3-1 UFC) dropped two decisions to middleweight champion Adesanya, including one …read more

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Glover Teixeira: I think Adesanya ‘has no chance’ vs. Alex Pereira

Glover Teixeira lost to Jiri Prochazka in June 2022. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Former champion Glover Teixeira believes his partner Alex Pereira will …read more

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‘RIP Izzy’

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UFC light heavyweight Dominick Reyes (L) looks more like a middleweight when standing next to the massive Alex Pereira. UFC middleweight contender Alex Pereira …read more

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Sean Strickland forced to undergo surgery: “Lesson learned don’t hit people in the mouth”

Sean Strickland is being forced to undergo surgery. Strickland, 31, is coming off a recent loss to Alex Pereira on July 2nd at UFC 276. Pereira (6-1 MMA) defeated Strickland …read more

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Marvin Vettori says Israel Adesanya’s time as champ “is over” ahead of Alex Pereira fight: “He talks the talk but never walks the walk”

Marvin Vettori believes Israel Adesanya’s time as the UFC middleweight champion is nearly over. Adesanya is set to defend his title against Alex Pereira at UFC 281 in a highly-anticipated …read more

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Watch: Sean Strickland Involved In Another Road Rage Incident

UFC middleweight contender Sean Strickland has once again found himself involved in a heated confrontation on Las Vegas roadways. Strickland is coming off of a loss to Alex Pereira at …read more

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Luke Rockhold: Alex Pereira 'sucks on the ground,' Israel Adesanya has to fight MMA to beat him

If Israel Adesanya can fight level-headed, Luke Rockhold is picking him to beat Alex Pereira.
Adesanya (23-1 MMA, 12-1 UFC) defends his middleweight title against Pereira (6-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) in …read more

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Reigning UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya will make his next 185-pound title defense against former kickboxing rival Alex Pereira, who remains the only fighter …read more

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Israel Adesanya gives prediction for Luke Rockhold vs. Paulo Costa at UFC 278

Israel Adesanya will be paying attention to Luke Rockhold vs. Paulo Costa at UFC 278. Adesanya is currently set to defend his middleweight title at UFC 281 against Alex Pereira. …read more

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Alex Pereira says Israel Adesanya “won’t make it” five rounds at UFC 281: “If he’s within my reach I will hurt him”

Alex Pereira has the utmost confidence in his ability to dethrone Israel Adesanya. The UFC 281 title bout between Adesanya and Pereira feels like destiny. Pereira holds two victories over …read more

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Video: What will happen when Israel Adesanya fights nemesis Alex Pereira at UFC 281?

We got the news this past week that Israel Adesanya has his next title defense lined up – and it’ll be against what might best be described as his arch …read more

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Bruno Silva says several middleweights have turned him down: ‘I thought that wouldn’t happen in the UFC’

Bruno Blindado (right) fought to a decision with Alex Pereira in March. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Bruno Silva feels that going toe-to-toe with …read more

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Alex Pereira says Israel Adesanya ‘won’t make it’ five rounds at UFC 281

Alex Pereira will challenge Israel Adesanya for the middleweight title at UFC 281. | Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images

Alex Pereira predicts a stoppage victory …read more

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Bruno Silva sees Alex Pereira as the favorite over 'boring' Israel Adesanya

SAN DIEGO – Bruno Silva thinks oddsmakers have it wrong for the middleweight title fight between Israel Adesanya and Alex Pereira.
Middleweight champion Adesanya (23-1 MMA, 12-1 UFC) currently is a …read more

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Can he do it?! Alex Pereira has three months to cut 47 pounds

Alex Pereira will take on Israel Adesanya for the middleweight title at UFC 281. | Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images

Alex Pereira currently weighs a …read more

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Chael Sonnen explains why Alex Pereira defeating Israel Adesanya for a third time would be a “disaster” for the UFC

Chael Sonnen is explaining why Alex Pereira defeating Israel Adesanya for a third time would be a ‘disaster’ for the UFC. It will be Israel Adesanya (23-1 MMA) vs Alex …read more

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Sonnen: Pereira Beating Adesanya Would Be A “Disaster” For UFC

Former UFC star Chael Sonnen believes that the promotion has a lot to lose in the UFC 281 main event between Israel Adesanya and Alex Pereira. After extending his middleweight …read more

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Henry Cejudo explains why he thinks Alex Pereira KO’s Israel Adesanya at UFC 281: “There are a couple of things that Israel does wrong”

Henry Cejudo not only thinks we will hear ‘And New’ at UFC 281, but believes Alex Pereira will become the new middleweight champ by knocking out Israel Adesanya. Adesanya and …read more

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Henry Cejudo says Alex Pereira 'more diverse' than Israel Adesanya, expects knockout at UFC 281

Henry Cejudo thinks Alex Pereira is the man to end Israel Adesanya’s middleweight championship reign.
Adesanya (23-1 MMA, 12-1 UFC) puts his title on the line against former kickboxing foe Pereira …read more

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