Belts on The Line
Current rankings @ Middleweight
When is Strickland vs Pereira II?
Sean Strickland could potentially square off against Alex Pereira, in Spring 2024.
The fight would be scheduled for 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Strickland vs Pereira II stats
Sean Strickland would step into the octagon with a record of 28 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Alex Pereira would make his way to the cage with a record of 9 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Pereira would have a massive power advantage over Strickland, boosting at 78% knock out percentage over Strickland's 39%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Strickland would have an advantage over Pereira, with a 14% submission rate over Pereira's 0%.
Sean Strickland is the younger man by 4 years, at 32 years old.
Pereira has a height advantage of 3 inches over Strickland. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Strickland is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 22 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 7 years and 7 months earlier than Pereira, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 59 more professional rounds, 84 to Pereira's 25.
Strickland vs Pereira II form
Strickland has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight, he defeated Israel Adesanya at UFC 293 on 9th September 2023 by unanimous decision in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney, Australia.
Previous to that, he had defeated Abusupiyan Magomedov at UFC Fight Night – Strickland vs. Magomedov on 1st July 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat Nassourdine Imavov at UFC Fight Night: Gastelum vs. Imavov on 14th January 2023 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest.
Before that, he had been beaten by Jared Cannonier at UFC Fight Night: Cannonier vs. Strickland on 17th December 2022 by split decision in their 5 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.
He had lost to Alex Pereira at UFC 276 on 2nd July 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Pereira has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he won against 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 won against 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 defeated Sean Strickland at UFC 276 on 2nd July 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
In terms of recent activity, Alex Pereira has been fighting more than Sean Strickland.
Sean Strickland last fought 2 months and 24 days ago, while Alex Pereira's last outing was 22 days ago.
Strickland'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 18 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.6 rounds on average.
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.
What are the odds on Strickland vs Pereira II?
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