Spring 2023
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Middleweight
23-2-0
7-1-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Middleweight

The tape

33
Age
35
6' 4" / 193 cm
Height
6' 4" / 194 cm
79.9" / 203 cm
Reach
79.9" / 203 cm

Full record

KO 5UD 5UD 5UD 5UD 5
Form
KO 5KO 1UD 3KO 2KO 1
23
Wins
7
15
By KO
6
65
KO%
86
0
By Sub
0
0
SUB%
0
2
Losses
1
1
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2015
25
Bouts
8
69
Rounds
18
5 hours, 15 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 15 minutes

Current rankings @ Middleweight

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UFC
4
-
Bellator
-
1
Tapology
2

Israel Adesanya vs Alex Pereira preview

When is Pereira vs Adesanya II?

Israel Adesanya could potentially take on Alex Pereira, in Spring 2023.

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).

Pereira vs Adesanya II stats

Israel Adesanya would step into the octagon with a record of 23 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

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 Adesanya, boosting at 86% knock out percentage over Adesanya's 65%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest that Adesanya and Pereira would be pretty equal, both with a 0% submission rate.

Israel Adesanya is the younger man by 2 years, at 33 years old.

Adesanya is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 17 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 3 years and 7 months earlier than Pereira, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 51 more professional rounds, 69 to Pereira's 18.

Pereira vs Adesanya II form

Israel Adesanya has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to 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, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Jared Cannonier 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 beat Robert Whittaker at UFC 271 on 12th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at Toyota Center, Houston.

Before that, he had won against Marvin Vettori at UFC 263 on 12th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at Gila River Arena, Glendale.

He had been beaten by Jan Blachowicz at UFC 259 on 6th March 2021 by unanimous decision in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Pereira has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he beat 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 beat 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 defeated 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 won against Andreas Michailidis at UFC 268 on 6th November 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

He had defeated Thomas Powell at LFA 95 on 20th November 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Hartman Arena, Park City.

Activity check

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

Israel Adesanya last fought 18 days ago, while Alex Pereira's last outing was 18 days ago.

Adesanya's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 25 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5 rounds on average.

Pereira's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years and 10 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 28 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 Pereira vs Adesanya II?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Pereira vs Adesanya II 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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