By: Alok Nayak
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Alex Pereira is the new UFC middleweight champion after beating Israel Adesanya in the main event of UFC 281.
It's very likely that UFC is going to book a rematch between these old rivals. Both Adesanya and Pereira seem ready for the title rematch as well.
However, there is a dangerous matchup for the Newley crowned middleweight champion, Alex Pereira if he does not face Adesanya next.
UFC welterweight, Khamzat Chimaev called out Alex Pereira after his impressive win against Israel Adesanya at UFC 281.
Khamzat Chimaev, who's one of the best wrestlers in UFC, tweeted: "Ready to fight in Brazil Alex Pereira let's go champ".
After watching Adesanya take down Pereira and control him on the ground, fans are confident that Chimaev will rag doll the middleweight champion.
Not so long ago, Khamzat Chimaev's coach said that his next fight is likely to take place in the middleweight division.
However, the most likely scenario here is Alex Pereira will face Israel Adesanya in a rematch. So it seems Chimaev will have to wait for his turn.
Israel Adesanya vs Alex Pereira Title Rematch Already Targeted After UFC 281.