Alex Pereira Net Worth: The Brazilian is one of the most terrorising strikers in MMA, here is everything you need to know about ‘Poatan’ including his net worth, salary, records and endorsements
Alex Pereira facts
|Birth Place||Sao Bernardo do Campo, Sao Paulo, Brazil|
|Father’s Name||To be updated|
|Mother’s Name||To be updated|
|Alex Pereira Net Worth (2023)||$2 million (estimated)|
|Last Fight Earnings||$850,000 (estimated)|
|Date of Birth||July 7, 1987|
|Education||Dropped out of middle school|
|MMA Debut||October 24, 2015|
|Achievements||Held multiple titles in kickboxing, UFC middleweight champion|
|Partner||To be updated|
Standing at 6ft 4 in, Alex Pereira is one of the most dangerous strikers the game has ever produced. Following a successful kickboxing stint, Pereira is now set to dominate in the Octagon as well.
Alex Pereira Net Worth and Salary
Alex Pereira has a net worth of approximately $2 million – largely attributed to his successful kickboxing career.
Now that he is in the UFC, one can expect his net worth to surge should he be successful.
For his stunning KO win over Sean Strickland at UFC 276, Pereira earned an impressive $244,000 (including Performance of the Night Bonus). He beat Israel Adesanya to win the UFC middleweight title. Pereira earned a whopping $682,000 for that TKO win.
However, his biggest pay day came in the rematch against Adesanya in April 2023, when he made a whopping $1.24 million.
Alex Pereira Kickboxing record
Alex Pereira is one of the best kickboxers in the world. The Brazilian has won multiple titles across various promotions and most notably knocked out UFC middleweight king Israel Adesanya at Glory of Heroes in 2017.
Pereira’s kickboxing record reads 33 wins and 7 losses.
Besides kickboxing, Pereira has tried his hand at boxing as well. He has a 1-0 record, earned after beating Marcelo de Souza Cruz in June 2017.
Alex Pereira MMA career and UFC record
Alex Pereira made his MMA debut on the 24th of October, 2015 against Quemuel Ottoni at Jungle Fight 82. He started off with a submission loss against Ottoni.
Pereira bounced back with wins over Marcelo Cruz and Marcus Vinicius da Silveira at Jungle Fight 85 and Jungle Fight 87 respectively.
He then moved to LFA in 2020, after a four-year hiatus. Pereira knocked out Thomas Powell with a punch and headed straight to the UFC.
On the 6th of November, 2021, Pereira made his UFC debut – at UFC 268. He brutally knocked Andreas Michailidis with a flying knee and punches.
Next, Pereira beat Bruno Silva via. unanimous decision.
He then stunned the world by knocking out the dangerous Sean Strickland at UFC 276.
Pereira then beat Israel Adesanya at UFC 281 to win the middleweight championship. However, he lost his title in a rematch against Adesanya on April 9, 2023.
Pereira then moved to the light heavyweight division and faced Jan Blachowicz. He won the fight by split decision.
Pereira’s MMA record reads 8 wins and two losses.
Alex Pereira Family, Personal Life and Endorsements
Alex Pereira was born on the 7th of July, 1987 in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Not much is known about his parents.
‘Poatan’ took up MMA only when he was 21 years old. He had taken it up to get rid of his alcohol addiction.
It is unclear if he has a wife or is dating anyone.
He endorses AthletiCBD.
FAQs about Alex Pereira
Alex Pereira’s net worth is approximately $2 million.
Alex Pereira was born on the 7th of July, 1987.
Alex Pereira’s age is 36.
Alex Pereira made his MMA debut on the 24th of October, 2015.
Alex Pereira’s MMA record is 8 wins and 2 losses.
Alex Pereira made his MMA debut on the 6th of November, 2021 at UFC 268.
Alex Pereira’s nickname is ‘Poatan.’
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