Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Light Heavyweight
10-2-0
29-10-1

Belts on The Line

UFC Light Heavyweight

The tape

36
Age
41
6' 4" / 194 cm
Height
6' 2" / 188 cm
79.9" / 203 cm
Reach
78" / 198 cm

Full record

KO 1KO 2SD 3KO 2KO 5
Form
SD 3SD 5KO 3SUB 2UD 5
10
Wins
29
8
By KO
9
80
KO%
31
0
By Sub
9
0
SUB%
31
2
Losses
10
1
Stopped
2
1
Tapped
2
0
Draws
1
2015
Debut
2007
12
Bouts
40
26
Rounds
95
1 hours, 52 minutes
Fight Time
7 hours, 3 minutes

Current rankings @ Light Heavyweight

-
UFC
4
-
Bellator
-
3
Tapology
4

Alex Pereira vs Jan Blachowicz preview

When is Pereira vs Blachowicz II?

Alex Pereira could potentially take on Jan Blachowicz, in Autumn/Fall 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 10 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, 8 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 losses and 1 draw, 9 of those wins coming by knock out and 9 by submission.

The stats suggest Pereira would have a massive power advantage over Blachowicz, boasting a 80% 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, boasting a 31% submission rate over Pereira's 0%.

Alex Pereira is the younger man by 5 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 28 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 8 years and 7 months later than Blachowicz, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He has fought 69 less professional rounds, 26 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 won against Jamahal Hill at UFC 300 on 13th April 2024 by knockout in the 1st round in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten 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.

Going into that contest, 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.

Before that, he had lost to 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.

He was victorious 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.

Blachowicz has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he was beaten by 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 won against 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 been defeated by Glover Teixeira at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by submission in the 2nd round in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight.

He had beaten 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.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Alex Pereira has been fighting more than Jan Blachowicz.

Alex Pereira last fought 1 month and 26 days ago, while Jan Blachowicz's last outing was 10 months and 10 days ago.

Pereira's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 6 months and 27 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 24 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 3 years, 3 months and 2 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 26 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?

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