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Michel Pereira vs. Niko Price announced for UFC 264

Michel Pereira
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

UFC 264 has added two exciting welterweights to the lineup.

The promotion announced Thursday that Michel Pereira (25-11, 2 NC) and Niko Price (14-4, 2 NC) will fight at the July 10 pay-per-view at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

The bout was first reported by Ag. Fight.

Known for his in-cage gymnastics, Pereira has been getting results too, defeating Khaos Williams and Zelim Imadaev in his past two outings. “Demolidor” made a spectacular debut with the UFC in May 2019, knocking Danny Roberts out in under two minutes before dropping back-to-back fights to Tristan Connelly and Diego Sanchez (the latter by disqualification after landing an illegal knee).

Price’s results have been all over the place recently, with a majority draw against Donald Cerrone in his most recent fight being overturned to a no contest after Price tested positive for marijuana. That gives him just one win in his past four fights, that win being a first-round knockout of James Vick back in September 2019.

UFC 264 will be headlined by a trilogy bout between Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor.

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