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Sean Brady vs. Michel Pereira on tap for UFC San Antonio in March

UFC Fight Night: Pereira v Imadaev Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Michel Pereira is getting his biggest fight to date.

The rising Welterweight contender (28-11, 2 no contests) revealed to PVT today (Mon., Dec. 26, 2022) that he’ll square off against Sean Brady (15-1) at UFC San Antonio on March 25, 2023. Official contracts have yet to be signed and there is no word as to whether or not the bout will headline the Texas event.

Pereira has gained some solid momentum since his overly flashy start with the promotion cost him wins against Tristan Connelly and Diego Sanchez. The Brazilian has won five straight bouts with his most recent coming in a back-and-forth war versus Santiago Ponzinibbio in May 2022. “Demolidor” picked up the split decision against his Argentinian counterpart and now looks to become a Top 10-ranked contender with a win over Brady.

The near-flawless Brady will enter the fight looking to rebound off the first loss in his 16-fight career. Competing at UFC 280 this past Oct. 2022 against Belal Muhammad, the talented Pennsylvanian came up short via a second round technical knockout from punches against the cage (watch highlights).

Brady won’t have to deal with that same type of pressure Muhammad brings when tasked with Pereira. He will, however, have to be mindful of the big shots that can come from literally anywhere the fan-friendly Pereira imagines.

Check out the current UFC San Antonio line up below:

  • 125 lbs.: Maycee Barber vs. Andrea Lee
  • 185 lbs.: Chidi Njokuani vs. Albert Duraev
  • 125 lbs.: C.J. Vergara vs. Daniel da Silva
  • 135 lbs.: Holly Holm vs. Yana Kunitskaya
  • 125 lbs.: Alex Perez vs. Manel Kape
  • 170 lbs.: Sean Brady vs. Michel Pereira

Poll

Who wins?

This poll is closed

  • 58%
    Sean Brady
    (171 votes)
  • 41%
    Michel Pereira
    (119 votes)
290 votes total Vote Now

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