The black belt in Bjj and judo Jussier Formiga da Silva entered this fight with a record of 23-7-0 (43% submission victory rate – he has never won via ko/tko) and he is ranked as the No.5 flyweight in the world but he comes off two consecutive losses, against Joseph Benavidez (Jussier Formiga vs Joseph Benavidez 2) and Brandon Moreno (Jussier Formiga vs Brandon Moreno); before these two bouts he had beat current #1 Flw Deiveson Figueiredo (Jussier Formiga vs Deiveson Figueiredo).
His opponent, Alex Perez, has a mma record of 23-5-0 (48% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.7 in the same weight class. He lost to Joseph Benavidez in 2018 (Joseph Benavidez vs Alex Perez) but then he has defeated Mark De La Rosa and Jordan Espinosa (Jordan Espinosa vs Alex Perez). Formiga vs Perez is on the undercard of Amanda Nunes vs Felicia Spencer – UFC 250. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 250: Nunes vs. Spencer
Where: UFC APEX, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: flyweight (125 lbs, 57 kg)
UFC 250 fight card (main fights):
Amanda Nunes vs Felicia Spencer
Raphael Assuncao vs Cody Garbrandt
Aljamain Sterling vs Cory Sandhagen
Neil Magny vs Anthony Rocco Martin
Sean O’Malley vs Eddie Wineland
Jussier Formiga da Silva vs Alex Perez
Formiga’s previous fight: Jussier Formiga vs Brandon Moreno
Perez’s previous fight: Jordan Espinosa vs Alex Perez
Formiga vs Perez Fight Video:
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