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Current rankings @ Middleweight
When is Pereira vs Barriault?
Michel Pereira is set to take on Marc Andr Barriault during the main card of UFC Fight Night – Yusuff vs Barboza, on Saturday 14th October 2023 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
The fight is scheduled for 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit will be 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Pereira vs Barriault stats
Michel Pereira steps into the octagon with a record of 28 wins, 11 loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.
Marc Andr Barriault will make his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggest Barriault has a large advantage in power over Pereira, boosting at 63% knock out percentage over Pereira's 36%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Pereira will have an advantage over Barriault, with a 25% submission rate over Barriault's 6%.
Michel Pereira is the younger man by 4 years, at 29 years old.
Pereira is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 17 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 2 years and 5 months earlier than Barriault, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 42 more professional rounds, 94 to Barriault's 52.
Pereira vs Barriault form
Michel Pereira has beaten 5 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he 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, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Andre Fialho at UFC 270 on 22nd January 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Honda Center, Anaheim.
Going into that contest, he had beat Niko Price at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had won against Khaos Williams at UFC Vegas 17 on 19th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had beat Zelim Imadaev at UFC Vegas 9 on 5th September 2020 by unanimous decision in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Barriault has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he defeated Eryk Anders at UFC 289 on 10th June 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Rogers Arena, Vancouver, Canada.
Previous to that, he had defeated Julian Marquez at UFC 285 on 4th March 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Anthony Hernandez at UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen vs. Song on 17th September 2022 by submission in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had won against Jordan Wright at UFC Fight Night: Lemos vs. Andrade on 23rd April 2022 by submission in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had lost to Chidi Njokuani at UFC Fight Night on 5th February 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
In terms of recent activity, Marc Andr Barriault has been fighting more than Michel Pereira.
Michel Pereira last fought 1 year, 4 months and 10 days ago, while Marc Andr Barriault's last outing was 3 months and 21 days ago.
Pereira's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 26 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.
Barriault's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 7 months and 26 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Pereira vs Barriault?
Michel Pereira is currently 41/50 (-120) to win the contest outright, while you can get 10/11 (-110) on Marc Andr Barriault if you fancy the slight upset.
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