Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-07-29, some good single shots but it is not enough to get three stars: the mma bout Jan Blachowicz vs Alex Pereira gets two (take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2023).
Pereira vs Blachowicz is scheduled to take place Saturday, July 29th, at the Delta Center in Salt Lake City (Utah, USA), in a 3-round light heavyweight (205 lbs, 93 kg) bout; it is on the undercard of Dustin Poirier vs Justin Gaethje 2 – UFC 291. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Jan Blachowicz record
The black belt in Bjj, former Ksw and former Ufc light-Hw champ Jan Blachowicz entered this fight with a pro mma record of 29-9-1 (62% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.2 light heavyweight (205 lbs, 93 kg) in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Jiri Prochazka).
In his last three fights he has lost to Glover Teixeira (Jan Blachowicz vs Glover Teixeira), has beat Aleksandar Rakic (Jan Blachowicz vs Aleksandar Rakic) and has tied with Magomed Ankalaev (Jan Blachowicz vs Magomed Ankalaev).
But if you want to watch one of Blachowicz’s best fights, here is a match ranked in the top 10 Users’ mma Fights of the Year 2020: Dominick Reyes vs Jan Blachowicz.
Alex Pereira record
His opponent, hte former Glory Mw, light-Hw kickboxing and former Ufc Mw champion Alex Pereira, has a record of 7-2-0 (86% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.2 in the middleweight division.
In his last three bouts ‘Poatan’ Pereira has beat Sean Strickland (Sean Strickland vs Alex Pereira) and Israel Adesanya in their first fight (Israel Adesanya vs Alex Pereira I) but then he lost the rematch (Alex Pereira vs Israel Adesanya II).
Here is the UFC 291 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN PPV)
Dustin Poirier vs Justin Gaethje 2
Jan Blachowicz vs Alex Pereira
Derrick Lewis vs Marcos Rogerio de Lima
Tony Ferguson vs Bobby Green
Kevin Holland vs Michael Chiesa
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ABC / ESPN / ESPN+)
Trevin Giles vs Gabriel Bonfim
CJ Vergara vs Vinicius Salvador
Roman Kopylov vs Claudio Ribeiro
Jake Matthews vs Darrius Flowers
EARLY PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN+ / UFC Fight Pass)
Matthew Semelsberger vs Uros Medic
Priscila Cachoeira vs Miranda Maverick
Countdown – Video preview
Watch the official video of the full episode of UFC 291 countdown Jan Blachowicz vs Alex Pereira, a documentary to know better the life of both fighters and how they prepare for their bout.
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Jan Blachowicz vs Alex Pereira as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Official highlights – Spanish
Who won Blachowicz vs Pereira fight?
Alex Pereira defeated Jan Blachowicz via split decision. Scores were 29–28, 28–29, 29–28.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the UFC 291 post-fight octagon interview of Jan Blachowicz and Alex Pereira.