Jan Blachowicz vs Alex Pereira. Prediction for the fight

Mixed martial arts fighter in the light heavyweight category Jan Blachowicz will face Alex Pereira at the Ultimate Fighting Championship tournament. Will the Pole be able to defeat the Brazilian in the UFC 291 fight in Salt Lake City on July 30 and what bets should be chosen?

Our Expert Predictions & Analysis on Jan Blachowicz vs Alex Pereira

Jan Blachowicz

Jan Blachowicz is a former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion. Before Dana White joined the league, the 40-year-old fighter from Warsaw competed in Konfrontacja Sztuk Walki (KSW). In the Polish promotion, he became the champion. In his last fight in the UFC with the Russian Magomed Ankalaev, a draw was recorded. Prior to that, Blachowicz defeated Aleksander Rakic (TKO) from Austria.

The 40-year-old Pole has 29 wins (nine by knockout, 11 by decision, nine by submission) and nine losses. Blachowicz holds a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. It is ranked third in the division rankings.

Jan Blachowicz vs Alex Pereira

Alex Pereira

Alex Pereira is a former UFC middleweight champion. The Brazilian is second in the division rankings. His collection includes a victory at the Glory kickboxing tournament in the middle and light heavyweight divisions. Pereira has also competed in It's Showtime and the Superkombat Fighting Championship.

In the last fight in April 2023, the Latin American lost to Israel Adesanya from Nigeria. However, six months before the rematch, Pereira was able to beat the African (technical knockout). The 36-year-old fighter from Brazil has seven wins (six by knockout, one decision) and two losses. Pereira has a black belt in kickboxing and a brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

Jan Blachowicz vs Alex Pereira facts

  • Pereira to win by knockout - Pereira has six knockout wins.

Fight prediction

Analysts of bookmakers found it difficult to name a clear favorite of the upcoming fight. In their opinion, Blachowicz will have a slight advantage. However, one can argue with them. The Pole is an experienced fighter, but age can play against him this time. Pereira should achieve victory in a difficult duel.

Our prediction is Pereira to win at 1.95 in Mostbet.

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