Initially, these middleweights were scheduled to collide on July 30. But, the promotion decided to prepone this bout and now it will take place on July 2 at UFC 276 PPV event.
MMA Junkie confirmed the match-up with the people of the knowledge who asked to stay anonymous as the promotion is yet to announce this officially.
Sean Strickland is on an impressive six-fight winning streak. He is coming off a split decision victory against Jack Hermansson. Before that, Strickland managed to defeat Uriah Hall, Krzystof Jotko, Brendan Allen, Jack Marshman, and Nordine Taleb.
On the other hand, Alex Pereira won both of his promotional matches. He defeated Andreas Michailidis in his UFC debut and beat Bruno Silva in his most recent fight.
Both Alex Pereira and Sean Strickland have great momentum heading into UFC 276 which will take place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on July 2 later this year.