By: Alok Nayak
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Alex Pereira beat Israel Adesanya at UFC 281, ending his unbeaten streak in the UFC middleweight division.
Alex Pereira's power certainly played a crucial role in the outcome of the fight. But, Pereira's weight also helped him against Adesanya.
Alex Pereira is arguably the heaviest middleweight in UFC on fight night. He seemingly struggled in his last weight cut for UFC 281 as well.
Even Robert Whittaker was shocked to see the size difference between Alex Pereira and the former champion, Israel Adesanya.
Recently, Joe Rogan also talked about how Alex Pereira's weight advantage can be a huge problem for the UFC middleweights.
"He could have been. He certainly gets above that in between fights. He has a hard time making 185. It's a bulls**t thing. It's basically sanctioned cheating. it really is. But everybody does it"
Joe Rogan has been a huge fan of former kickboxing world champion, Alex Pereira even when he was not competing in UFC.
Alex Pereira is likely to face Israel Adesanya in a title rematch soon after their exciting clash at UFC 281
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