Alex Pereira

Alex Pereira mma fighter bio

Alex Pereira was born on July 7, 1987, in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil. Alex “Poatan” Pereira was born in the Millennials Generation and is currently 36 years old. He is a UFC fighter who competes in the light heavyweight division. He made his Octagon debut 900 days ago, on November 6, 2021. Pereira trains at Teixeira MMA & Fitness.

When is Alex Pereira’s next fight, what’s his height, reach, record, and who is he fighting next? Let’s find out below ⤵

Name
Alex Pereira
Nickname
“Poatan”
Date of Birth
July 7, 1987
Age
36
Birthplace
Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil
Birth Sign
Cancer
Height
6' 4" (1.93 m)
Weight
205 lbs (93 kg)
Reach
79″
Leg Reach
44″
Stance
Orthodox
Style
Kickboxer

As of April 2024, Alex Pereira’s pro record is 9-2-0, with 7 of those wins coming by knockout, 0 by submission, and the rest by a decision. Pereira has fought in over 11 professional MMA bouts, and his last fight was 5 months ago against Jiri Prochazka at UFC 295: Prochazka vs. Pereira. The fight was on Saturday, November 11, 2023. Alex Pereira by TKO (Elbows) in round 2 at 4:08.

Fun fact: On the day Alex was born, "Alone" by Heart was the #1 song in the country (Billboard). You can find out more cool Alex Pereira birthday facts.

Alex Pereira’s next fight: PENDING

We will answer the most frequently asked questions about Alex Pereira below.

Career & History

Alex Pereira’s journey in MMA is marked by significant victories and a few setbacks. Born on July 7, 1987, in São Bernardo do Campo, Brazil, Pereira has fought in 11 total matches, boasting a record of 9 wins and 2 losses.

In his most recent fight at UFC 295 on November 11, 2023, Pereira showcased his striking prowess by defeating Jiri Prochazka with punches in the second round, claiming the UFC light heavyweight title. Before that, at UFC 291 on July 29, 2023, he secured a victory through a split decision after three rounds against Jan Blachowicz.

However, not all battles went in his favor. At UFC 287 on April 8, 2023, Pereira faced a tough challenge and was knocked out by Israel Adesanya in the second round, resulting in the loss of his UFC middleweight title. This was a rematch, as Pereira had previously defeated Adesanya at UFC 281 on November 12, 2022, with a knockout in the final round to win the middleweight title.

Pereira’s knockout ability was on full display at UFC 276 on July 2, 2022, when he finished Sean Strickland in the first round. Earlier that year, on March 12, 2022, at a UFC Fight Night, he earned a unanimous decision win over Bruno Silva after three rounds of combat. Another notable knockout came at UFC 268 on November 6, 2021, when Pereira stopped Andreas Michailidis in just 18 seconds into the second round. Alex Pereira’s fighting career continues to evolve as he prepares for future battles inside the octagon.

Alex Pereira height and weight

Alex Pereira’s height is 6' 4" (1.93 m). He fights in the light heavyweight division. Fighters who fight in the light heavyweight class can weigh anywhere from pounds, but because of weight cutting, many MMA fighters walk around 10 – 30 lbs heavier than their weight class maximum limit.

Alex Pereira net worth

Alex Pereira’s net worth estimates may vary because it’s hard to predict his spending habits. Many popular fighters also receive pay-per-view cuts, money from sponsorships, and other “locker room” or special discretionary bonuses the UFC often pays, which are not reported to the public. We found multiple online sources that list Alex Pereira’s net worth; check out CelebsMoney. Net worth is calculated by adding anything of value and subtracting all of the liabilities.

Did you know: In 2001, the UFC was purchased by Zuffa for $2 million, In 2016, it was resold for $4.2 billion to Endeavor (then WME–IMG).

How old is Alex Pereira?

Alex Pereira’s age is 36 years old. He was born on Tuesday, July 7, 1987. Alex is turning 37 years old in .

Where is Alex Pereira from?

Alex Pereira was born in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil.

What is Alex Pereira’s reach?

Alex Pereira’s reach is 79″ and leg reach is 44″.

Where does Alex Pereira rain?

Alex Pereira trains at Teixeira MMA & Fitness.

Who is Alex Pereira dating now?

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Alex Pereira facts

1. Alex Pereira’s birth sign is Cancer.
2. He was born in the Year of the Rabbit.
3. Alex’s next birthday is in .
4. His wealth comes from being an MMA Fighter.
5. Alex Pereira was born in Millennials Generation (1987).
6. Pereira’s life path number is 3.
7. His ruling planet is Moon.
8. Alex Pereira’s birth flower is Larkspur.
9. His birthstone is Ruby.
10. Pereira has been alive for 13,441 days or 322,592 hours.

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