A new fight between Michel “Demolidor” Pereira and Muslim “King of Kung Fu” Salikhov has been announced in the Welterweight division. The fight is scheduled to take place at UFC Vegas 46 on January 15, 2022.

Originally posted at https://twitter.com/BigMarcel24/status/1456370219581124609

Fighter form coming into this matchup

Recent form for Michel Pereira

Pereira most recently appeared at UFC 264, taking on and defeating Niko Price via Decision in a Welterweight bout. Pereira went into the fight as the -185 slight favorite. The win extended his winning streak to 3 in a row. Pereira’s professional MMA record currently sits at 26-11 (2 NC).

Recent form for Muslim Salikhov

Salikhov most recently appeared at UFC Vegas 28, taking on and defeating Francisco Trinaldo via Decision in a Welterweight bout. Salikhov went into the fight as the -215 moderate favorite. The win extended his winning streak to 5 in a row. Salikhov’s professional MMA record currently sits at 18-2.

The AllStar will post opening betting lines when betting markets open.

Tale of the tape

Tale of the tape: Michel Pereira vs Muslim Salikhov
Michel “Demolidor” PereiravsMuslim “King of Kung Fu” Salikhov
28Age37
39Fights20
26Wins18
11Losses2
11KO’s11
8Subs5
6’1″ (186cm)Height5’11” (180cm)
73.0″ (185cm)Reach69.5″ (177cm)

Who do you think will win in the Michel Pereira vs Muslim Salikhov fight? Drop your predictions in the comments down below.

Michael is a lifelong fight fan and martial artist. He has been in the MMA world for over a decade as an athlete and analyst. A consummate student of the game, Michael lives and breathes fight sports.

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