Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Middleweight
24-3-0
31-11-0

The tape

34
Age
30
6' 4" / 193 cm
Height
6' 1" / 186 cm
79.9" / 203 cm
Reach
72.8" / 185 cm

Full record

UD 5KO 2KO 5UD 5UD 5
Form
SUB 1SUB 1KO 1SD 3UD 3
24
Wins
31
16
By KO
11
67
KO%
35
0
By Sub
9
0
SUB%
29
3
Losses
11
1
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2011
27
Bouts
44
76
Rounds
97
5 hours, 49 minutes
Fight Time
6 hours, 57 minutes

Current rankings @ Middleweight

2
UFC
13
-
Bellator
-
1
Tapology
13

Israel Adesanya vs Michel Pereira preview

When is Adesanya vs Pereira?

Israel Adesanya could set to fight Michel Pereira, in Autumn/Fall 2024.

The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).

Adesanya vs Pereira stats

Israel Adesanya would step into the octagon with a record of 24 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Michel Pereira would make his way to the cage with a record of 31 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by knock out and 9 by submission.

The stats suggest Adesanya would have a massive power advantage over Pereira, boasting a 67% knock out percentage over Pereira's 35%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Pereira would have a large advantage over Adesanya, boasting a 29% submission rate over Adesanya's 0%.

Israel Adesanya is the older man by 4 years, at 34 years old.

Adesanya has a height advantage of 3 inches over Pereira. This also extends to a 7-inch reach advantage.

Adesanya is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 15 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 3 months later than Pereira, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He has fought 21 less professional rounds, 76 to Pereira's 97.

Adesanya vs Pereira form

Adesanya has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.

In his last fight, he lost to Sean Strickland at UFC 293 on 9th September 2023 by unanimous decision in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney, Australia.

Previous to that, he had won against Alex Pereira at UFC 287 on 8th April 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at Miami-Dade Arena, Miami, United States.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Alex Pereira at UFC 281 on 12th November 2022 by knockout in the 5th round in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

Before that, he had beaten Jared Cannonier at UFC 276 on 2nd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

He had defeated Robert Whittaker at UFC 271 on 12th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at Toyota Center, Houston.

Pereira has won all 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1opponent and going the distance 4 times.

In his last fight, he won against Ihor Potieria at UFC 301 on 4th May 2024 by submission in the 1st round at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Previous to that, he had won against Michal Oleksiejczuk at UFC 299 on 9th March 2024 by submission in the 1st round at Kaseya Center, Miami, United States.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Andre Petroski at UFC Fight Night – Yusuff vs Barboza on 14th October 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had defeated Santiago Ponzinibbio at UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Vieira on 21st May 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He was victorious against Andre Fialho at UFC 270 on 22nd January 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Honda Center, Anaheim.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Israel Adesanya has been fighting more than Michel Pereira.

Israel Adesanya last fought 8 months and 18 days ago, while Michel Pereira's last outing was 23 days ago.

Adesanya's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 15 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.4 rounds on average.

Pereira's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.8 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Adesanya vs Pereira?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Adesanya vs Pereira yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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