Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Light Heavyweight
10-2-0
38-19-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Light Heavyweight

The tape

36
Age
35
6' 4" / 194 cm
Height
6' 4" / 193 cm
79.9" / 203 cm
Reach
76" / 193 cm

Full record

KO 1KO 2SD 3KO 2KO 5
Form
SUB 1KO 3SD 3UD 3KO 2
10
Wins
38
8
By KO
20
80
KO%
53
0
By Sub
15
0
SUB%
39
2
Losses
19
1
Stopped
11
1
Tapped
4
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2008
12
Bouts
57
26
Rounds
110
1 hours, 52 minutes
Fight Time
6 hours, 46 minutes

Current rankings @ Light Heavyweight

-
UFC
10
-
Bellator
-
3
Tapology
10

Alex Pereira vs Anthony Smith preview

When is Pereira vs Smith?

Alex Pereira could potentially face Anthony Smith, in Autumn/Fall 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 Smith 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.

Anthony Smith would make his way to the cage with a record of 38 wins, 19 losses and 0 draws, 20 of those wins coming by knock out and 15 by submission.

The stats suggest Pereira would have a large advantage in power over Smith, boasting a 80% knock out percentage over Smith's 53%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Smith would have a massive advantage over Pereira, boasting a 39% submission rate over Pereira's 0%.

Alex Pereira is the older man by 1 year, at 36 years old.

Pereira has a 4-inch reach advantage.

Pereira is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 45 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 7 years and 7 months later than Smith, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He has fought 84 less professional rounds, 26 to Smith's 110.

Pereira vs Smith 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.

Anthony Smith has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he beat Vitor Petrino at UFC 301 on 4th May 2024 by submission in the 1st round at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Khalil Rountree at UFC Fight Night: Song vs. Gutierrez on 9th December 2023 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Ryan Spann at UFC Fight Night – Holloway vs. Korean Zombie on 26th August 2023 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Kallang, Singapore.

Before that, he had been defeated by Johnny Walker at UFC Fight Night – Rozenstruik vs. Almeida on 13th May 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Spectrum Center, Charlotte, United States.

He had lost to Magomed Ankalaev at UFC 277 on 30th July 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Alex Pereira has been fighting more than Anthony Smith.

Alex Pereira last fought 1 month and 27 days ago, while Anthony Smith's last outing was 1 month and 5 days ago.

Pereira's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 6 months and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

Smith's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 10 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Pereira vs Smith?

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