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When is Pereira vs Blachowicz II?
Alex Pereira could potentially take on Jan Blachowicz, in Spring 2024.
The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).
Pereira vs Blachowicz II stats
Alex Pereira would step into the octagon with a record of 9 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jan Blachowicz would make his way to the cage with a record of 29 wins, 10 loses and 1 draw, with 9 of those wins by knock out and 9 by submission.
The stats suggest Pereira would have a massive power advantage over Blachowicz, boasting at 78% knock out percentage over Blachowicz's 31%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Blachowicz would have a massive advantage over Pereira, boosting at 31% submission rate over Pereira's 0%.
Alex Pereira is the younger man by 4 years, at 36 years old.
Pereira has a height advantage of 2 inches over Blachowicz. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Pereira is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 29 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 8 year and 7 months later than Blachowicz, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He has fought 70 less professional rounds, 25 to Blachowicz's 95.
Pereira vs Blachowicz II form
Pereira has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight, he defeated Jiri Prochazka at UFC 295 on 11th November 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Jan Blachowicz at UFC 291 on 29th July 2023 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Israel Adesanya at UFC 287 on 8th April 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at Miami-Dade Arena, Miami.
Before that, he had 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.
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.
Blachowicz has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he Alex Pereira at UFC 291 on 29th July 2023 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, United States.
Previous to that, he had drawn with Magomed Ankalaev at UFC 282 on 10th December 2022 by split draw in their 5 round contest in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Aleksandar Rakic at UFC Fight Night: Błachowicz vs. Rakić on 14th May 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had lost to Glover Teixeira at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by submission in the 2nd round in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight.
He had defeated Israel Adesanya at UFC 259 on 6th March 2021 by unanimous decision in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
In terms of recent activity, Alex Pereira has been fighting more than Jan Blachowicz.
Alex Pereira last fought 22 days ago, while Jan Blachowicz's last outing was 4 months and 4 days ago.
Pereira's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 5 months and 1 day, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
Blachowicz's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 27 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.6 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Pereira vs Blachowicz II?
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