Alex Pereira defeated Sean Strickland at UFC 276 in a battle that could be the next contender for the middleweight belt. The Brazilian knocked out his opponent in the first round of the match.
The fight started with kicks to Pereira’s torso and calf. Strickland responded with a straight blow. Pereira continued to try kicks. “Tarzan” tries to bite with straight lines, to which the Brazilian responds. The fight is still standing, but at a slower pace. None of the players showed any initiative to accelerate. Perera continues to dig Strickland’s calf. Suddenly, “Boton” threw an august blow, after which the American fell to the mat. Strickland stands up for a moment, but the Brazilian adjusts with a perfect straight, after which Tarzan is knocked unconscious. The referee has no choice but to stop the fight. “Poatan” earned his third straight win in the UFC system. Thus, he moved closer to fighting for the middleweight championship belt.
83.9 kg.: Alex Pereira Sean Strickland via KO of Chamber Round 1, 2:36
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