Alex Pereira Net Worth 2024: How rich is ‘Poatan’?

Glory Kickboxing Hall of famer and UFC trailblazer, Alex Pereira is one of the most dominant strikers in combat sports. Check the details of his net worth and endorsements.


Alex Pereira Net Worth 2024: How rich is ‘Poatan’?

Alex Pereira has a decent net worth (via Imago)

NameAlexsandro Pereira
Net WorthEstimated $2 million
ResidenceBethel, Connecticut
Age36
Sources of WealthMartial Arts
Height6 ft 3 in
Fighting record8-2
Last updatedJanuary 2024.

Alex Pereira first rose to fame through his kickboxing prowess. Pereira is the former middleweight and light-heavyweight champion of Glory Kickboxing. Pereira’s highlight includes knocking out Israel Adesanya back in the days of Glory. He is 3-1 against Adesanya, with two wins in kickboxing and one in the UFC. Through his career in combat sports, Alex Pereira has amassed a decent net worth.

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Pereira is a Brazilian mixed martial artist now, and to improve his ground game, he trains alongside former UFC light-heavyweight champion Glover Texeira. He won the middleweight title at UFC 281. Now, he hopes to capture the light heavyweight title at UFC 295. Find out more details about Alex Pereira’s net worth.

Alex Pereira’s net worth in 2023

Alex Pereira’s net worth is estimated to be around $2 million. Pereira’s biggest payday in MMA came against Israel Adesanya at UFC 287. Poatan earned $1.24 Million for that fight, constituting $500,000 in base salary, $700,000 in PPV share, and $42,000 in sponsorship deals.

After that fight, Poatan moved up to light heavyweight and took on Jan Blachowicz for his debut in the division. The Brazilian came out the victor and earned $210,000 as the base salary for his win.

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Alex Pereira
Alex Pereira (Image Courtesy – Sports Illustrated)

When Pereira fought Sean Strickland at UFC 276, he made around $116,000. For his first UFC title fight at UFC 281, Poatan made around $700,000. He has made a significant amount of money from his fighting career.

Pereira’s manager is Jorge Guimaraes, who has managed the likes of the Pitbull brothers from Bellator MMA, Lyoto Machida, and Anderson Silva. Attributing additionally to his net worth, Pereira endorses Athletic CBD and OWNIC.

Alex Pereira’s professional career

Throughout his career, he won the Glory middleweight and light-heavyweight titles. Pereira also had wins over the likes of Israel Adesanya, Artem Vakhitov, Maycon Silva, and Jason Wilnis.

Alex Pereira started his combat sports career when he began training kickboxing in 2009 to get rid of his addiction to alcohol. Within three years, Pereira became the Brazilian national champion. After that, Pereira fought for Showtime. Poatan fought for Glory Kickboxing from 2014 to 2021.

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Alex Pereira fighting
Alex Pereira fighting (via talkSport)

Pereira tried MMA professionally in 2015 but lost the fight due to submission. He then fought twice in 2016 and won by knockouts. Eventually, he was signed by the UFC before his fifth fight. He fought three times in the UFC to challenge for the title. Ultimately, he became the middleweight champion at UFC 281. However, his reign did not last long, as he lost the title to Adesanya at UFC 287.

Since then, he moved to the light heavyweight division for an easier weight cut. He defeated Jan Blachowicz on his 205-pound debut. With the win, he will face Jiri Prochazka for the light heavyweight title at UFC 295.

Alex Pereira’s personal life

Alexsandro Pereira was born on July 7, 1987, in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Pereira is part of the indigenous people of Brazil. He has a younger sister, Aline, who competes in Glory in the super bantamweight division.

Alex Pereira Glover Texeira
Alex Pereira and Glover Texeira (Image Courtesy – MMA Fighting)

Pereira dropped out of school and started working for a tire shop at the age of 12. It was during this time Pereira also began consuming alcohol under peer pressure and only started kickboxing to get rid of its addiction.

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Pereira trains alongside former champion Glover Texeira to improve his MMA game. He has two sons from his previous marriage.

FAQs

What is Alex Pereira’s net worth?

Alex Pereira’s net worth is estimated around $2 million.

Q. What is Alex Pereira’s age?

Alex Pereira is 36 years old.

Q. What is Alex Pereira’s MMA record?

Alex Pereira is 8-2 in MMA.

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