Alex Pereira’s sister makes MMA debut 6 days after Alex became UFC champion.
Aline Pereira, UFC middleweight champion Alex Pereira’s younger sister will be making her MMA debut on Friday night, just six days after her big brother became UFC champ.
On Saturday night at UFC 281, Alex shocked the world when he defeated Israel Adesanya in the final moments of the fifth and final round to earn the title.
Now, it will be his sister’s turn in the cage.
On Friday she’ll step into the MMA cage for the first time after having a career in kickboxing (just like Alex).
She’s facing The Ultimate Fighter alum, Helen Peralta at LFA 147.
LFA 147 FULL FIGHT CARD
Main Card (Fight Pass at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT):
- Junior Melo vs. Melquizael Costa
- Justin Wetzell vs. Rafael Do Nascimento
- Askar Askar vs. Rickey Furar
- Helen Peralta vs. Aline Pereira
- Haris Talundžić vs. Omoyele Gonzalez
- Ryan Leininger vs. Jeremiah Curtright
- Will Starks vs. Ben Halder
- Leslie Hernandez vs. Jasmine Pouncy
- Jasmine Montoya vs. Amanda Macioce