Israel Adesanya's Nemesis Close To Fighting Him
- Posted on Mar 27, 2022
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The UFC really likes Alex Pereira. He's only had to 2 fights in the UFC, only 6 in his MMA career, he isn't ranked but they're planning on having him bypass
10 guys in the rankings and take on #4 ranked Sean Strickland at UFC 277 this summer.
This is one of the fastest promotional pushes ever by the UFC. They really want a new and interesting challenger for Adesanya, and Alex would definitely be that
one because he has 2 wins over Izzy in kickboxing, the last one was a devastating KO. And if Alex does beat Strickland,
then he will probably will get a title shot vs Adesanya, assuming Adesanya wins his next fight vs Cannonier. Alex would be the only option if he beat Strickland
because Whittaker has already lost twice to Adesanya and just lost to him recently, same story with Vettori, Brunson's falling in and out of retirement and just lost.
So if Alex beats Strickland he'd be the guy to fight Adesanya.
But does he beat Strickland? Probaby not. Unless Strickland decides to a fight p