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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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Israel Adesanya can’t wait to ‘slam that b-tch’ Alex Pereira at UFC 281

Israel Adesanya will defend his middleweight title against Alex Pereira on Nov. 12 at Madison Square Garden. | Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images

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'I run towards the fire': Israel Adesanya explains decision to fight Alex Pereira at UFC 281

Israel Adesanya is now set to face the man who has defeated him twice in kickboxing, but the UFC middleweight champion is looking forward to their third pairing inside the …read more

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Israel Adesanya explains why he is “really excited” to fight Alex Pereira at UFC 281: “I’m excited to have someone who’s going to attack me”

Israel Adesanya says he is super excited to face Alex Pereira at UFC 281 as he will finally have an opponent who will attack him. Adesnaya (23-1 MMA) vs. Pereira …read more

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Early Betting Odds Released For Adesanya Vs. Pereira

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Now that Israel Adesanya and Alex Pereira are officially scheduled to lock horns at UFC 281 this coming November in …read more

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Israel Adesanya eager for Alex Pereira at UFC 280: ‘I’m going to slam that b****’

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Israel Adesanya finally has a chance to avenge one of his most brutal defeats.
The UFC middleweight champion announced Friday night …read more

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Israel Adesanya to Defend Middleweight Title Against Alex Pereira at UFC 281

The Ultimate Fighting Championship on Friday announced that middleweight kingpin Israel Adesanya will seek to defend his crown against a familiar foe in kickboxer Alex Pereira on Nov. 12 at …read more

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Israel Adesanya opens up as slight favorite over Alex Pereira at UFC 281

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya is favored to defeat Alex Pereira in November. Earlier today, the fight was announced by ESPN MMA on Twitter. Thus ending speculation that the two …read more

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Israel Adesanya Vs. Alex Pereira Set For UFC 281 On Nov. 12

UFC Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya will look for revenge against former Glory Kickboxing foe Alex Pereira at UFC 281 on Nov. 12. Adesanya announced the news during an appearance on …read more

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Adesanya Vs. Pereira Headed To UFC 281 At MSG

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The long-awaited clash between reigning UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya and surging contender Alex Pereira is finally on the books.
The …read more

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Israel Adesanya vs. Alex Pereira official for UFC 281

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

The UFC’s Madison Square Garden card has its main event. A rivalry started in …read more

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Israel Adesanya vs. Alex Pereira headed to Madison Square Garden for UFC 281

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Israel Adesanya will get his shot at revenge in one of the world’s most iconic arenas.
The middleweight title bout pitting …read more

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Adesanya to defend title vs. Pereira at UFC 281

Israel Adesanya will defend his UFC middleweight title against old rival Alex Pereira in the headliner of UFC 281 on Nov. 12. …read more

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‘He putting me in the fridge?’: Alex Pereira scoffs at Israel Adesanya’s threat to leave him ‘frozen like Elsa’

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The war of words between Israel Adesanya and Alex Pereira hasn’t stopped since both emerged victorious at …read more

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Sean Strickland Says He’d Do Nothing Different Against Alex Pereira

Sean Strickland says he’d do nothing different against Alex Pereira inside the Octagon after his knockout loss. Strickland took on Pereira at UFC 276 on the pay-per-view (PPV) main card. …read more

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Manager: Former GLORY champion Artem Vakhitov a free agent, open to joining UFC for MMA debut

Artem Vakhitov won a decision over Alex Pereira in his most recent kickboxing bout. | Photo via GLORY

Artem Vakhitov could make the jump to …read more

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Sean Strickland “accepts” fight with Derek Brunson, but wants it soon: “Let’s make this s*it happen”

UFC middleweight contender Sean Strickland wouldn’t mind fighting Derek Brunson, but it has to be soon. ‘Tarzan’ was last in action at UFC 276 earlier this month against Alex Pereira. …read more

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Strickland says KO loss to Pereira might turn him to drugs and homelessness

Sean Strickland was knocked out by Alex Pereira at UFC 276. | Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC

Sean Strickland reflects on his knockout loss to …read more

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Sean Strickland says he is still trying to shake off his KO loss to Alex Pereira: “I might start drinking a bit, live under a f**king bridge”

Sean Strickland has said he is still trying to shake off his KO loss to Alex Pereira. The two middleweights entered the Octagon on July 2nd at UFC 276. Strickland …read more

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Rival warns Alex Pereira has ‘touch of death’

Alex Pereira when he fought Sean Strickland at UFC 276. | Photo by Alejandro Salazar/PxImages/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Alex Pereira is 3-0 in the …read more

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Strickland Might Turn To Drugs & Homelessness After KO Loss

UFC middleweight Sean Strickland has joked that he might turn to substances to get over his devastating knockout loss to Alex Pereira at UFC 276. While the championship focus was …read more

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Alex Pereira Rips “Coward” Khamzat Chimaev For Recent Callout

UFC middleweight contender Alex Pereira wasn’t happy when he found out that Khamzat Chimaev wanted a fight with him following his UFC 276 win. Pereira is likely to get the …read more

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Strickland Vs Brunson? ‘I’m Down’

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Sean Strickland admits he got “knocked the fuck out” by Alex Pereira and won’t be in the middleweight title conversation …read more

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Alex Pereira responds to callout from Khamzat Chimaev: “He wants attention, but he’ll have to take a number and go back to the line”

Alex Pereira is responding to the callout from Khamzat Chimaev. Khamzat Chimaev took to ‘Twitter’ with a video of Alex Pereira being declared the winner of his match-up with Sean …read more

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Sean Strickland expects Israel Adesanya to 'dance around on his little twinkle toes' vs. Alex Pereira

While UFC president Dana White is confident that the middleweight title fight between Israel Adesanya and Alex Pereira will be a banger, Sean Strickland doesn’t see it that way.
Adesanya (23-1 …read more

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Alex Pereira responds to Khamzat Chimaev’s callout: ‘He’s a coward seeking attention’

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Alex Pereira demolished Sean Strickland at UFC 276 to go 3-0 under the company’s banner in a …read more

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Morning Report: Sean Strickland: ‘Best in the world’ Israel Adesanya beats Alex Pereira, but he’s ‘a b****’

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Sean Strickland isn’t sold on his most recent successor, Alex Pereira, dethroning UFC middleweight kingpin Israel Adesanya.
UFC 276 played host …read more

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Robert Whittaker gives his take on Israel Adesanya vs. Alex Pereira

Former middleweight champion Robert Whittaker has fought current titleholder Israel Adesanya twice, and was defeated both times. While he didn’t get the result that he wanted in either fight, …read more

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Dustin Jacoby: Alex Pereira is ‘hands down’ hardest puncher I’ve ever fought, ‘just hits different’

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Whenever Dustin Jacoby sees people waxing poetic about the punching power of Alex Pereira, he can relate. They’re right. And …read more

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Dana White: Israel Adesanya didn’t deliver on promises at UFC 276, but Alex Pereira fight will be ‘bats*** nuts’

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Israel Adesanya has faced mounting criticisms in the wake of his decision win over Jared Cannonier at …read more

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Stephen Thompson breaks down Israel Adesanya vs. Alex Pereira kickboxing bouts: ‘Both guys haven’t changed a lot’

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Stephen Thompson isn’t sure who will win a third fight between Israel Adesanya and Alex Pereira, but …read more

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Dana White has high hopes for Israel Adesanya vs. Alex Pereira: “I f*cking guarantee you it’ll be bat-sh*t nuts”

UFC President Dana White thinks fight fans are in for a treat when Israel Adesanya and Alex Pereira collide inside the Octagon. Adesanya is the reigning UFC Middleweight Champion. While …read more

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Dana White 'f*cking guarantees' UFC champ Israel Adesanya vs. Alex Pereira will be 'bat-sh*t nuts'

ELMONT, N.Y. – UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya was victorious in his last fight, but his performance wasn’t without criticism. Even by his own admission, Adesanya had an off night, …read more

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Derek Brunson says he will be “betting” on Alex Pereira to beat Israel Adesanya

Derek Brunson believes Alex Pereira will defeat Israel Adesanya to become the new UFC middleweight champion. After Pereira knocked out Sean Strickland at UFC 276 and Israel Adesanya defended his …read more

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If Derek Brunson was to bet, he'd pick Alex Pereira to beat Israel Adesanya

Derek Brunson gives Alex Pereira the edge over UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya.
After just three octagon wins, Pereira (6-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) is expected to challenge former kickboxing foe Adesanya (23-1 …read more

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Robert Whittaker believes gloves could play a big factor in expected Israel Adesanya vs Alex Pereira fight: “I guess a big thing’s gonna be how Alex takes shots”

Robert Whittaker has explained how the gloves could play a factor if Israel Adesanya battles Alex Pereira in the UFC. On the previous two occasions that Alex Pereira and Israel …read more

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Robert Whittaker curious to see how Alex Pereira handles Israel Adesanya punches with smaller gloves

Robert Whittaker believes MMA gloves could play a big factor in a fight between UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya and Alex Pereira.
Pereira (6-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) holds both decision and …read more

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Robert Whittaker surprised by how fast Alex Pereira 'skyrocketed' up UFC middleweight rankings

Robert Whittaker didn’t expect Alex Pereira to fight for a UFC title so soon.
After just three octagon wins, including a first-round knockout of Sean Strickland at UFC 276, Pereira (6-1 …read more

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Alex Pereira says UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya would “never give” him props: “Ask him if he was impressed when I knocked him out”

UFC middleweight Alex Pereira continues to go after rival Israel Adesanya as speculation regarding a fight between them grows. The rivalry between Alex Pereira and Israel Adesanya had been dormant …read more

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Alex Pereira on Israel Adesanya’s UFC 276 post-fight comments: ‘Ask him if he was impressed when I knocked him out’

Alex Pereira knocked out Sean Strickland at UFC 276 | Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC

Alex Pereira is expected to face Israel Adesanya for the …read more

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MMA Rankings: Rafael Fiziev, Alex Pereira, Shavkat Rakhmonov lead invasion of new blood

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Welcome to the latest update to the MMA Fighting Global Rankings, where our esteemed panel of experts …read more

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The MMA Hour with Alex Pereira, Jan Blachowicz, Sean Brady, and Maycee Barber at 1 p.m. ET

The Mixed Martial Arts Hour is back in your life! Below is a rundown of Wednesday’s show, which begins at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT / 6 p.m. …read more

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Chris Curtis explains Sean Strickland’s Alex Pereira loss: ‘Often times your pride comes first’

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Chris Curtis understands why his teammate Sean Strickland did what he did at UFC 276 against Alex Pereira, even though …read more

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Israel Adesanya dissects Sean Strickland's KO loss to Alex Pereira: 'He should've listened to me'

Israel Adesanya can say he warned Sean Strickland of Alex Pereira.
The UFC middleweight champion got into an argument with Strickland just days before their respective fights at UFC 276 in …read more

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Sonnen: Give Strickland a ‘pass’ for Poatan KO

Sean Strickland losing to Alex Pereira at UFC 276. | Photo by Alejandro Salazar/PxImages/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Strickland lost in the first round to …read more

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Chael Sonnen believes Sean Strickland deserves a “pass” for knockout loss to Alex Pereira at UFC 276

Chael Sonnen believes Sean Strickland deserves a pass for his knockout loss to Alex Pereira at UFC 276. Strickland (25-4 MMA) and Pereira (5-1 MMA) collided in a perennial number …read more

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Adesanya’s Coach Slams UFC For ‘Undeserved’ Pereira Push

City Kickboxing founder and head coach Eugene Bareman has branded the UFC’s push of Alex Pereira as “ridiculous” following the Brazilian’s UFC 276 victory. After an emphatic debut knockout of …read more

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Hot Tweets: Is it fair to give Alex Pereira the next shot at Israel Adesanya?

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It’s good to be back!
There has been a ton going on the past few weeks, both in …read more

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Luke Rockhold reacts to Sean Strickland’s knockout loss to Alex Pereira at UFC 276: “I think he got conned by the system”

Luke Rockhold has reacted to Sean Strickland’s knockout loss to Alex Pereira at UFC 276. It was Sean Strickland (25-4 MMA) vs Alex Pereira (6-1 MMA) in a middleweight bout …read more

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Heck of a Morning: Is Jon Jones vs. Stipe Miocic bigger fight than Israel Adesanya vs. Alex Pereira?

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Israel Adesanya’s next title defense will likely be against longtime combat sports rival Alex Pereira. Would the …read more

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Morning Report: Chael Sonnen: Sean Strickland deserves ‘pass’ for UFC 276 loss, ‘he gave you what you wanted’

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Sean Strickland’s approach in his recent loss to Alex Pereira at UFC 276 this past weekend has …read more

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Former UFC champ thinks Pereira ‘might be the man’ to beat Adesanya

Former GLORY two-division champion Alex Pereira knocks out Sean Strickland at UFC 276. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Michael Bisping thinks Alex Pereira could …read more

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Saturday’s UFC 276 left MMA fans with a lot to digest in terms of storylines, future matchups, and topics of discussion — from Israel Adesanya and Alex Pereira’s big wins, …read more

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Heck of a Morning: Will Alex Pereira be the guy to dethrone Israel Adesanya?

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With all signs pointing towards a middleweight title fight between Israel Adesanya and Alex Pereira, will the history between the …read more

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MMA divisional rankings: After just seven MMA fights, Alex Pereira enters the middleweight top 10

Pereira is speeding in the direction of UFC champion Israel Adesanya, whom he defeated twice in kickboxing. …read more

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Morning Report: Michael Bisping believes Alex Pereira ‘might be the man’ to beat Israel Adesanya

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Michael Bisping believes Alex Pereira might be the man to unseat …read more

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Video: How worried should Israel Adesanya be about fighting Alex Pereira in UFC?

Ever since his arrival to the UFC last November, people have been talking about Alex Pereira posing a threat to middleweight champion Israel Adesanya because of his two kickboxing wins.
We …read more

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Daniel Cormier: 'UFC matchmaking perfect' for Alex Pereira, never let him fight someone who could 'stymie him'

Daniel Cormier lauds UFC matchmakers for the way they’ve built up Alex Pereira’s career.
Just three fights in, the former two-division Glory Kickboxing champion is projected to challenge UFC middleweight champion …read more

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Luke Rockhold: Alex Pereira Would ‘Get Mauled by 20 Guys in the UFC’

Luke Rockhold is well aware of the narrative that seems to have propelled Alex Pereira into a middleweight title shot after just three Ultimate Fighting Championship appearances. …read more

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Alex Pereira ‘not thrilled’ by Israel Adesanya’s performance: ‘The people deserve a show’

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Middleweight contender Alex Pereira did not enjoy Israel Adesanya’s fight against …read more

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Alex Pereira vows his fight with Israel Adesanya will be ‘better show’ after dull UFC 276 main event

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Alex Pereira was like most of us watching the UFC 276 main event: disappointed.
Saturday’s headliner saw Israel …read more

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Israel Adesanya Takes Aim At “Clickbait” Media: “I Could Do Your Job”

UFC Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya had more than just rising contender Alex Pereira in his sights following his successful title defense at UFC 276. In the headlining spot of the …read more

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‘I see everything this guy’s throwing’ - Strickland reacts to KO loss

Sean Strickland gets rocked by a left hook from Alex Pereira at UFC 276. | Photo by Alejandro Salazar/PxImages/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

It sounds …read more

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Israel Adesanya opens as sizeable favorite over Alex Pereira

Israel Adesanya has opened as the betting favorite over Alex Pereira which will likely be his next title defense. Adesanya and Pereira both competed at UFC 276 and they have …read more

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Eugene Bareman: UFC pushing Alex Pereira toward Israel Adesanya 'before his vulnerabilities are exposed'

City Kickboxing head coach Eugene Bareman thinks the UFC is purposely trying to fast track Alex Pereira.
Pereira (6-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) cemented himself as the No. 1 contender for a shot …read more

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Israel Adesanya’s coach says Sean Strickland “fumbled the bag” with his KO loss to Alex Pereira

Eugene Bareman, the head coach of Israel Adesanya believes Sean Strickland cost himself a big payday at UFC 276. Strickland was facing Alex Pereira in a big fight for the …read more

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Alex Pereira reacts to callout from Khamzat Chimaev: “I’m gonna keep the same line that I always do”

Alex Pereira is reacting to a callout from Khamzat Chimaev. It was Alex Pereira (6-1 MMA) vs Sean Strickland (25-4 MMA) in a middleweight bout this past weekend at UFC …read more

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Israel Adesanya opens as early favorite over Alex Pereira, Alexander Volkanovski an underdog to Charles Oliveira

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The oddsmakers have faith in Israel Adesanya and Charles Oliveira.
Following the action at UFC 276, Adesanya opened as the betting …read more

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Eugene Bareman: Sean Strickland 'fumbled the bag' against Alex Pereira at UFC 276

City Kickboxing head coach Eugene Bareman thinks Sean Strickland messed up big time in his UFC 276 fight with Alex Pereira.
Strickland (25-4 MMA, 12-4 UFC) was knocked out in the first …read more

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Israel Adesanya welcomes Alex Pereira challenge in UFC: You see 'what happens when my back's against the wall'

LAS VEGAS – UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya likes the pressure that will come with facing Alex Pereira in the octagon.
Pereira (6-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) holds two wins over Adesanya …read more

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Pereira Opens As Underdog, Bettors Go Wild

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Brazilian kickboxing phenom Alex Pereira already holds two victories over reigning UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya and if you think …read more

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Israel Adesanya To Sean Strickland: I Told You So

UFC Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya has criticized Sean Strickland for his performance against Alex Pereira this past weekend. In one of the most notable bouts of what was a stacked …read more

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Alex Pereira Was “Sad To See” Adesanya Disappoint UFC 276 Crowd

UFC middleweight contender Alex Pereira felt the energy inside T-Mobile Arena die down during Israel Adesanya’s win over Jared Cannonier in the main event. Pereira passed the biggest test of …read more

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Jon Jones reacts to the performances of Alex Pereira and Israel Adesanya at UFC 276

Jon Jones has given his take on the UFC 276 performances of Israel Adesanya and Alex Pereira. Adesanya headlined UFC 276 in Las Vegas. He put the UFC Middleweight Championship …read more

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Alex Pereira vs. Israel Adesanya full fights, knockout videos: Watch what laid groundwork for their UFC rivalry

The stars aligned at UFC 276 for a highly anticipated third combat sports meeting between rivals Israel Adesanya and Alex Pereira.
Since Pereira fully committed to the mixed martial arts path, …read more

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UFC 276 takeaways: Israel Adesanya’s title reign is in dire need of Alex Pereira

Israel Adesanya defeated Jared Cannonier at UFC 276. | Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC

Israel Adesanya and Alexander Volkanovski left UFC 276 with belts still …read more

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Sean Strickland Speaks Out Following UFC 276 Knockout Loss

For the first time in four years, UFC middleweight Sean Strickland left the Octagon empty-handed. Strickland faced former Glory kickboxing champion Alex Pereira in a featured bout on the UFC …read more

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Alex Pereira 'sad' by Israel Adesanya's UFC 276 win, vows to 'make him fight'

LAS VEGAS – Alex Pereira won’t allow his title clash with Israel Adesanya to be anything short of exciting.
Adesanya (23-1 MMA, 12-1 UFC) was showered with criticism from fight fans after a …read more

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Jon Jones Roasts Israel Adesanya For His Callout Of Pereira

Jon Jones was impressed by Alex Pereira’s performance at UFC 276, but he was less impressed by Israel Adesanya’s efforts to set up a fight with the Brazilian. Following Pereira’s …read more

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Jon Jones backs Alex Pereira in potential fight with Israel Adesanya, prefers to face Stipe Miocic over ‘one-dimensional’ Francis Ngannou

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Jon Jones wasn’t going to miss out on the opportunity to poke fun at one of his biggest …read more

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Jon Jones picks Alex Pereira to beat ‘glossy fingernails’ Israel Adesanya

Former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and middleweight champion Israel Adesanya have a history of bad blood and back and forth insults. Immediately following Adesanya’s decision win over Jared …read more

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Alex Pereira reacts to Israel Adesanya’s “disrespectful” performance at UFC 276: “People were leaving in round four like the fight was over”

Alex Pereira was “really upset” after witnessing Israel Adesanya’s performance in tonight’s UFC 276 main event. Pereira (5-1 MMA) was in the crowd to watch Adesanya defend his belt against …read more

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UFC 276 bonuses: Alex Pereira gets $50,000 ahead of potential title shot with Israel Adesanya

The UFC handed out five post-fight bonuses after Saturday’s card, including one to perhaps the next middleweight title challenger.
After UFC 276, five fighters picked up an extra $50,000 for their …read more

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Sean Strickland reacts to KO loss at UFC 276: 'I'm going to be sad for a while'

LAS VEGAS – Saturday night didn’t go well for Sean Strickland.
The UFC middleweight contender was knocked out by former Glory kickboxing champion Alex Pereira on the main card of Saturday’s …read more

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UFC 276 results: Israel Adesanya outpoints Jared Cannonier, solidifies rematch against Alex Pereira

LAS VEGAS – Boos met Israel Adesanya on the final horn and decision-reading, but fan opinions don’t determine the final outcome.
In the UFC 276 main event at T-Mobile Arena in …read more

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Israel Adesanya calls out Alex Pereira after lackluster decision win over Jared Cannonier in UFC 276 main event 

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Israel Adesanya successfully defended his title in the UFC 276 main event but it’s probably not a performance that will …read more

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Sean Strickland reacts following knockout loss to Alex Pereira at UFC 276

Sean Strickland has issued a statement after suffering a nasty knockout loss to Alex Pereira earlier this evening at UFC 276. Strickland (25-4 MMA) was returning to action tonight for …read more

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UFC 276 results: Alex Pereira knocks out Sean Strickland with signature strike, calls for title shot

Alex Pereira has added Sean Strickland to his highlight reel.
In a highly anticipated middleweight title eliminator at UFC 276, Pereira (6-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) knocked out Strickland (25-4 MMA, 12-4 …read more

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‘Dynamite in his hands’: Fighters react to Alex Pereira’s brutal knockout of Sean Strickland at UFC 276

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Alex Pereira’s left hook once knocked out Israel Adesanya, and it helped finish Sean Strickland at UFC 276.
Former GLORY …read more

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UFC 276 results: Alex Pereira demolishes Sean Strickland with vicious first-round knockout

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Alex Pereira proved yet again why standing and striking with him is like playing with fire.
In his first chance to …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

UFC 276 results: Alex Pereira destroys Sean Strickland in Round 1

Alex Pereira knocked out Sean Strickland at UFC 276. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Alex Pereira shut down Sean Strickland with some pretty punches …read more

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