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Jared Cannonier vs Alex Pereira preview
When is Cannonier vs Perreira?
Jared Cannonier could set to fight Alex Pereira, in Autumn/Fall 2022.
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).
Cannonier vs Perreira stats
Jared Cannonier would step into the octagon with a record of 16 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Alex Pereira would make his way to the cage with a record of 7 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Pereira would have a large advantage in power over Cannonier, boosting at 86% knock out percentage over Cannonier's 63%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Cannonier would have an advantage over Pereira, with a 13% submission rate over Pereira's 0%.
Jared Cannonier is the older man by 4 years, at 39 years old.
Pereira has a height advantage of 5 inches over Cannonier. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Cannonier is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 14 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 4 years and 4 months earlier than Pereira, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 34 more professional rounds, 52 to Pereira's 18.
Cannonier vs Perreira form
Cannonier has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight, he defeated Sean Strickland at UFC Fight Night: Cannonier vs. Strickland on 17th December 2022 by split decision in their 5 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Israel Adesanya at UFC 276 on 2nd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Derek Brunson at UFC 271 on 12th February 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Toyota Center, Houston.
Before that, he had beat Kelvin Gastelum at UFC Vegas 34 on 21st August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Enterprise.
He had lost to Robert Whittaker at UFC 254 on 24th October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Pereira has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he won against Israel Adesanya 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, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Sean Strickland at UFC 276 on 2nd July 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Bruno Silva at UFC Fight Night on 12th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had defeated Andreas Michailidis at UFC 268 on 6th November 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
He had won against Thomas Powell at LFA 95 on 20th November 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Hartman Arena, Park City.
In terms of recent activity, Alex Pereira has been fighting more than Jared Cannonier.
Jared Cannonier last fought 3 months and 1 day ago, while Alex Pereira's last outing was 4 months and 6 days ago.
Cannonier's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 22 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4 rounds on average.
Pereira's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 26 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Cannonier vs Perreira?
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