By: Alok Nayak

UFC 281: Alex Pereira Won't Survive Round 1 in Israel Adesanya's Game

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Alex Pereira has beaten the Last Stylebender twice in kickboxing. But, can he repeat the history at UFC 281?

Israel Adesanya seems very confident leading upto his much anticipated title fight against Alex Pereira.

The UFC middleweight champion is not even bothered to engage in trash talk with his next opponent and is focused on his goal.

"I don't have to say much. The fight is already sold. I am the champion, he has chased me from kickboxing. I am gonna show you this ain't kickboxing."- Izzy said in The Pivot Podcast

Israel Adesanya also found many weaknesses in his next opponent that after watching Alex Pereira vs Bruno Silva, who is not a highly ranked middleweight.

"I saw that fight. You wanna go 5 rounds? You won't even go 1 round at my pace right now."- Izzy stated.

The most notable win in Alex Pereira's MMA career is Sean Strickland. However, he struggled to finish Bruno Silva, who is durable and has good striking.

And Israel Adesanya is levels above Bruno Silva and fans can expect him to put on  the toughest fight for Alex Pereira.

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israel Adesanya still believes he defeated Alex Periera the first time in their kickboxing encounter back in 2016.