Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Middleweight
10-2-0
15-0-0

Belts on The Line

Bellator Middleweight

The tape

36
Age
32
6' 4" / 194 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
79.9" / 203 cm
Reach
74.4" / 189 cm

Full record

KO 1KO 2SD 3KO 2KO 5
Form
SD 3KO 3UD 5UD 5UD 3
10
Wins
15
8
By KO
6
80
KO%
40
0
By Sub
1
0
SUB%
7
2
Losses
0
1
Stopped
0
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2017
12
Bouts
15
26
Rounds
37
1 hours, 52 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 41 minutes

Current rankings @ Middleweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Alex Pereira vs Johnny Eblen preview

When is Pereira vs Eblen?

Alex Pereira could potentially face the challenge of Johnny Eblen, in Autumn/Fall 2024.

The fight would be contested over 5 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).

Pereira vs Eblen 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.

Johnny Eblen would make his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 15 wins, 0 losses, and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by knock out and 1 by submission.

The stats suggest Pereira would have a massive power advantage over Eblen, boasting a 80% knock out percentage over Eblen's 40%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Eblen would have a slight advantage over Pereira, with a 7% submission rate over Pereira's 0%.

Alex Pereira is the older man by 4 years, at 36 years old.

Pereira has a height advantage of 3 inches over Eblen. This also extends to a 6-inch reach advantage.

Pereira is currently arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 3 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 1 year and 8 months earlier than Eblen, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He has fought 11 less professional rounds, 26 to Eblen's 37.

Pereira vs Eblen 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.

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

In his last fight, he beat Impa Kasanganay at PFL vs. Bellator: CHAMPS on 24th February 2024 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Kingdom Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Previous to that, he had beaten Fabian Edwards at Bellator 299 on 23rd September 2023 by knockout in the 3rd round in their Bellator Middleweight championship fight at 3Arena Dublin, Dublin, Ireland.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Anatoly Tokov at Bellator 290 on 4th February 2023 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Middleweight championship fight at Kia Forum, Inglewood, United States.

Before that, he was victorious against Gegard Mousasi at Bellator 282 on 24th June 2022 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Middleweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

He had won against John Salter at Bellator 276 on 11th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The Family Arena, St. Louis.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Alex Pereira has been fighting more than Johnny Eblen.

Alex Pereira last fought 1 month and 5 days ago, while Johnny Eblen's last outing was 2 months and 24 days ago.

Pereira's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 6 months and 6 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

Eblen's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 7 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.8 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Pereira vs Eblen?

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