Completed MMA Bout

Niko Price vs. Michel Pereira

Preliminary Card | Welterweight · 170 lbs | Pro MMA

Michel Pereira defeats Niko Price via 3 Round Decision

Michel "Demolidor" Pereira
Niko "The Hybrid" Price

Pereira
Decision
Round 3

Michel Pereira Niko Price

"Demolidor" "The Hybrid"

25-11-0   Pro Record At Fight   14-4-0
Climbed to 26-11   Record After Fight   Fell to 14-5
-185 (Slight Favorite)   Betting Odds   +150 (Slight Underdog)
Brazil   Nationality   United States
Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil   Fighting out of   Cape Coral, Florida
27 years, 9 months, 4 days   Age at Fight   31 years, 9 months, 1 week, 4 days
170.5 lbs (77.3 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   169.5 lbs (76.9 kgs)
6'1" (186cm)   Height   6'0" (183cm)
73.0" (185cm)   Reach   76.0" (193cm)
Scorpion Fighting System   Gym   American Top Team Cape Coral
UFC 264
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC 264: Poirier vs. McGregor 3
  • Date: Saturday 07.10.2021 at 10:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Mark Smith
  • Venue: T-Mobile Arena
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
  • Bout Billing: Preliminary Card (fight 6 of 12)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 170 lbs (77.1 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Jon Anik, Joe Rogan, Daniel Cormier
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Prelims
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • Price Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Pereira Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
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Price vs. Pereira Fight Predictions

Tapology Community Predictions: 4483  
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KO/TKO
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Submission
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Decision
Price
30%
Pereira
70%

Event Discussion

CheckLeftHook
CheckLeftHook

07.14.2021 | 5:19 AM ET


The only thing that impacted the result of the fight was Conor's cheating...yet again. Just like the 2nd round against Khabib, we can make an argument that had Conor not been allowed to get away with blatant cheating then he would have been finished by both Khabib and Dustin in those fights.


Also that Instagram clip has been reposted everywhere. I don't see where the shin hits the elbow at all, he hits the forearm...and I've never heard nor seen anyone break someones shin blocking with their forearm...I have heard it the other way around tho...
rappinpapsoda
rappinpapsoda

07.14.2021 | 6:59 PM ET

CheckLeftHook,

You are right that his cheating did make Dustin stand up.  That, in turn, made him fall back on his injured leg.  Even if Dustin didn't stand up, Conor was going to get taken down again in the 2nd and finished.
CheckLeftHook
CheckLeftHook

07.15.2021 | 12:22 AM ET

I just think he would have been finished there on the ground in the 1st. Conor cracked Dustin with a good upkick but Dustin dove right into his guard and dropped nasty elbows down. Only reason he couldn't get better posture and stack to land bombs is Conor holding the gloves while kicking both legs into his face. You can see Conor went ALL IN for both of those guillotine attempts, his arms would have been jell-o the rest of the fight.

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