Michel Pereira questions UFC for ‘delay’ to schedule fight with Thompson – 01/09/2022

Michel Pereira questions UFC for ‘delay’ to schedule fight with Thompson – 01/09/2022
Michel Pereira questions UFC for ‘delay’ to schedule fight with Thompson – 01/09/2022

After winning the most important fight of his career, Michel Pereira does not hide his excitement to return to acting. In May, in Las Vegas (USA), the Brazilian beat Santiago Ponzinibbio by split decision, won his fifth fight in a row in the UFC and, finally, became part of the top-15 welterweight (77 kg). Willing to continue the good moment in the octagon, the paraense elects Stephen Thompson as the main target and is dissatisfied with the organization because the duel is not finalized.

In the past, when he was out of the top 15 of the UFC welterweights, Michel had mentioned the veteran as a potential opponent, but he sought different duels. After the Brazilian joined the elite of the category, it was Thompson’s turn, defeated in his last two commitments, to express his desire to carry out the confrontation. So much so that the American praised ‘Paraense Voador’ and classified the possible fight as a show for the fans, due to their fighting style.

As the meeting in the octagon was seen with good eyes by the parties, Michel questioned the UFC for delay in announcing the fight, and he and Thompson already agreed with its realization. So much so that, in their social networks (see below or click

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“I want to fight him and he wants to fight me. I don’t understand why this fight isn’t happening. I found out today that he wants to fight me and I want to fight him, but for some reason the UFC doesn’t want to close this fight. reason, I have five consecutive victories, I always have a great performance in all my fights. I deserve this fight!”, wrote ‘Paraense Voador’ on his official ‘Twitter’ account.

Michel Pereira, 28 years old, is going through a great phase in the UFC. In the organization since 2019, the Brazilian has five straight wins and is in 15th place in the welterweight ranking. His main triumphs were over André Fialho, Khaos Williams, Niko Price and Santiago Ponzinibbio.


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