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UFC title challenger Alex Pereira’s sisters turns to MMA – inks multi-fight deal!



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Alex Pereira and Aline Pereira are both former kickboxers who now compete in MMA. Photo via USA Today Sports and Instagram (@aline_pereira26)

UFC middleweight title contender Alex Pereira turned from a successful kickboxing career to new challenges in MMA.

Now, his sister Aline Pereira will follow his path as she just inked a multi-fight contract with Legacy Fighting Alliance (LFA).

The American promotion recently announced the news of the signing on social media.


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Aline Pereira is a former Glory kickboxer

The 31-year-old flyweight Aline Pereira will make her MMA debut on November 18, when she faces Helen Peralta at LFA 147. The fight will be streamed on UFC Fight Pass.

Between 2017 and 2021, the Brazilian fought as a kickboxer, ending her career with a professional record of 6-2. In her last three kickboxing bouts she competed in Glory Kickboxing Promotion, where she picked up two wins, before challenging Tiffany van Soesta for the Glory super bantamweight title in January 2021.

Pereira lost the title fight via unanimous decision after five rounds.

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