Alexandre Pantoja entered this fight with a record of 20-3-0 (70% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.4 flyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Henry Cejudo). He fought three times last year losing to Dustin Ortiz (Dustin Ortiz vs Alexandre Pantoja) and beating Brandon Moreno (Brandon Moreno vs Alexandre Pantoja) and Yuta ‘Ulka’ Sasaki (Alexandre Pantoja vs Yuta Sasaki).
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Wilson Reis, has a mma record of 23-9-0 (43% submission victory rate – he has never won via ko/tko) and he entered as the No.7 in the same weight class but he lost three out of his last four bouts, the last one with John Moraga (John Moraga vs Wilson Reis); after this fight he has defeated Ben Nguyen (Ben Nguyen vs Wilson Reis). Pantoja vs Reis is on the undercard of Max Holloway vs Dustin Poirier 2 – UFC 236. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 236: Holloway vs. Poirier
Where: State Farm Arena, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Division: flyweight (125 lbs, 57 kg)
UFC 236 fight card (main fights):
Max Holloway vs Dustin Poirier 2
Kelvin Gastelum vs Israel Adesanya
Eryk Anders vs Khalil Rountree
Alan Jouban vs Dwight Grant
Ovince St Preux vs Nikita Krylov 2
Alexandre Pantoja vs Wilson Reis
Pantoja’s previous fight: Alexandre Pantoja vs Yuta Sasaki
Reis’ previous fight: Ben Nguyen vs Wilson Reis
Pantoja vs Reis Fight Video:
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