Alex Pereira responds to AJ that he'll make a boxing debut at some point

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  1. MixedMartialLaw

    MixedMartialLaw combat sports enthusiast Full Member

    Jun 30, 2021
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    Despite fighting at the 205 class in the UFC when hydrated he's heavier than Wilder.

    He may not have the exact same power but he's a more natural striker than Ngannou.
  2. UnleashtheFURY

    UnleashtheFURY D'oh! Full Member

    Sep 29, 2012
    He would easily KO1 Babic in a potential boxing debut.
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  3. TMLT87

    TMLT87 Active Member Full Member

    Feb 21, 2021
    Honestly he might be able to beat some top 10 level guys at cruiser. Its not a particularly strong division.

    Hes quite stiff and not very quick or elusive though so that would probably do him in in the end.
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  4. UnleashtheFURY

    UnleashtheFURY D'oh! Full Member

    Sep 29, 2012
    I concur. Stiff. But tough and hits hard with decent enough fundamentals. Wouldn't shock me (if he were to make the jump today) if he won a belt there.
  5. outtieDrake

    outtieDrake Well-Known Member Full Member

    Dec 17, 2009
    I like Perreira, but his style is not suited for boxing. His kicks are a good balance to his lack of boxing defense. But in boxing he would be removing one his powerful tools. Not that he doesn't have experience with big gloves, but he doesn't cover up well like most boxers do.
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  6. Vic-JofreBRASIL

    Vic-JofreBRASIL having fun Full Member

    Aug 19, 2010
    He can easily adapt imo in order to beat some past of prime decent CW contender….