Late 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Light Heavyweight
11-2-0
13-0-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Light Heavyweight

The tape

37
Age
30
6' 4" / 194 cm
Height
6' 2" / 188 cm
79.9" / 203 cm
Reach
75.2" / 191 cm

Full record

KO 2KO 1KO 2SD 3KO 2
Form
MD 3SUB 1UD 3SUB 1KO 1
11
Wins
13
9
By KO
6
82
KO%
46
0
By Sub
5
0
SUB%
38
2
Losses
0
1
Stopped
0
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2018
13
Bouts
13
28
Rounds
20
1 hours, 57 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 6 minutes

Current rankings @ Light Heavyweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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2
Tapology
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Alex Pereira vs Khamzat Chimaev preview

When is Pereira vs Chimaev?

Alex Pereira could potentially face the challenge of Khamzat Chimaev, in Late 2024.

The fight would be contested over 5 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).

Pereira vs Chimaev stats

Alex Pereira would step into the octagon with a record of 11 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Khamzat Chimaev would make his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 13 wins, 0 losses, and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by knock out and 5 by submission.

The stats suggest Pereira would have a massive power advantage over Chimaev, boasting a 82% knock out percentage over Chimaev's 46%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Chimaev would have a massive advantage over Pereira, boasting a 38% submission rate over Pereira's 0%.

Alex Pereira is the older man by 7 years, at 37 years old.

Pereira has a height advantage of 2 inches over Chimaev. This also extends to a 5-inch reach advantage.

Pereira is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2015, 2 years and 7 months earlier than Chimaev, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He has fought 8 more professional rounds, 28 to Chimaev's 20.

Pereira vs Chimaev 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 Jiri Prochazka at UFC 303 on 29th June 2024 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten 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.

Going into that contest, he had 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.

Before that, he was victorious against Jan Blachowicz at UFC 291 on 29th July 2023 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City.

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.

Chimaev remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he beat Kamaru Usman at UFC 294 on 21st October 2023 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Previous to that, he had beaten Kevin Holland at UFC 279 on 10th September 2022 by submission in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Gilbert Burns at UFC 273 on 9th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.

Before that, he was victorious against Jingliang Li at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by submission in the 1st round.

He had won against Gerald Meerschaert at UFC Vegas 11 on 19th September 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Alex Pereira has been fighting more than Khamzat Chimaev.

Alex Pereira last fought 10 days ago, while Khamzat Chimaev's last outing was 8 months and 18 days ago.

Pereira's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 3 months and 1 day, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.

Chimaev's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 20 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.8 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Pereira vs Chimaev?

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