Legacy Fighting Alliance (LFA) has announced that Aline Pereira, a former Glory kickboxer, has signed a mixed martial arts deal with the promotion. She is 6-2 in kickboxing, most recently falling to Glory super bantamweight champion Tiffany Van Soest via unanimous decision in January 2021.
Pereira will make her MMA debut November 18 against Ultimate Fighter veteran Helen Peralta in a women’s flyweight bout.
In a post on social media, LFA official wrote:
“LFA is excited to announce that we have signed top women’s prospect Aline Pereira. 🇧🇷
Aline is a GLORY kickboxing star and the younger sister of the UFC’s #1 middleweight contender, former GLORY kickboxing champ-champ, and LFA great Alex Pereira. 💥
Aline signed with LFA two years after her brother. She will make her debut at #LFA147 just six days after her brother fights for the UFC middleweight title in the main event of #UFC281. 👑
Aline will be joining our stacked women’s flyweight division! 👏”
Aline is the younger sister of UFC middleweight and former two-division Glory Kickboxing champion Alex Pereira.
Alex, 35, will challenge champion Irael Adesanya for his middleweight title in the main event of UFC 281 on November 12 in New York.
LFA 147 takes place at the WinnaVegas Casino Resort in Sloan, Iowa.
LFA 147 fight card:
Junior Melo vs. Melquizael Costa – 155 lbs
Justin Wetzell vs. R. do Nascimento – 135 lbs
Askar Askar vs. Rickey Furar – 135 lbs
Haris Talundžić vs. Omoyele Gonzalez – 170 lbs
Ryan Leininger vs. J. Curtright – 170 lbs
Helen Peralta vs. Aline Pereira – 125 lbs
Ben Tynan vs. Henrique Silva – 265 lbs
Ben Halder vs. William Starks – 155 lbs
Leslie Hernandez vs. Jasmine Pouncy – 115 lbs
Jasmine Montoya vs. Amanda Macioce – 115 lbs
Cameron Raines vs. Anteze Howard – 155 lbs
Liz Goodman vs. Shalie Lipp – 135 lbs
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