Alex Pereira, a previous kickboxing champ, has actually transitioned to MMA and is set to deal with Jiri Prochazka for the UFC light heavyweight crown at UFC 295. This will be his 3rd MMA fight at Madison Square Garden, where he presently holds a 2-0 record. If he succeeds in this fight, he will end up being a two-division titleholder, possibly reaching famous status in a brief quantity of time. Pereira has actually trained with the just recently retired previous light heavyweight champ Glover Teixeira and is inspired by the chance to bring the title back to Teixeira’s health club. With a record of 33-7 in kickboxing and 8-2 in MMA, Pereira has actually had an effective profession and is understood for his simple mindset and social work operate in Brazil. He just recently beat previous UFC middleweight champ Israel Adesanya and made his light heavyweight launching by beating previous champ Jan Blachowicz. Now, he wants to include another title to his collection at UFC 295.