Michel Pereira Debuts in Welterweight Top 15 | UFC

Michel Pereira Comes in as #14 Ahead of UFC on ESPN 43

As of Tues Feb 14, Michel Pereira has entered the UFC’s Welterweight top 15 ahead of his scheduled bout on March 25. Pereira was originally intended to fight #8 Sean Brady, before Brady pulled out citing a groin injury. Pereira debuts in the rankings as #14, above Li Jingliang, and below Neil Magny.

Michel Pereira’s new spot in the welterweight rankings

Michel Pereira’s Next Fight

Whilst no new opponents have been announced, possible fights could include:

  • Michael Chiesa
  • Vincente Luque
  • Li Jingliang

Many opponents above Pereira have scheduled bouts, so choice is scarce. One thing is for certain, the UFC is grooming Pereira for a top-10 spot, giving him a rank before his big break. He’s one to watch, insane athleticism, aggression, and entertainment value.