By: Alok Nayak
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Israel Adesanya suffered a crushing defeat against Alex Pereira in the main event of UFC 281 and lost his middleweight title.
This marked the third defeat for Israel Adesanya against Alex Pereira if we consider the two losses Adesanya suffered in kickboxing.
However, the war between Israel Adesanya and Alex Pereira is not over yet as both are down for a rematch.
Following the fight at UFC 281, Israel Adesanya sent a chilling message to his arch nemesis, Alex Pereira.
"Attacking Titans like this one thrills me. Another chapter to “Poatan”. You won the battle yet again, but the war wages on! The hunter now becomes the hunted, the game’s not over"- Izzy stated
Alex Pereira also addressed potentially fighting Israel Adesanya in a title rematch and he did not seem to have any issues with it.
Alex Pereira stated that it's UFC's job to book the next fight for him and he will be ready to fight whoever UFC puts infront of him.
Except Israel Adesanya, there are many possible matchups for Alex Pereira such as the winner of Robert Whittaker vs Paulo Costa and Khamzat Chimaev.
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