“He Heard Izzy Had an Appointment” – UFC Fans in Splits as Alex Pereira ‘Breaks’ Female Influence’s Ankle in Hilarious Sketch

Published 12/26/2022, 2:30 PM EST

Defeating Israel Adesanya at UFC 281 has served Alex Pereira quite well. He has become quite a celebrity ever since. And the credit goes to his iconic rivalry with “The Stylebender” that created a hysteria among the UFC fans and generated a tremendous hype ahead of their bout.

It was one of the most sought after fights of the event and its result created an even bigger noise. That was Pereira‘s hat-trick victory against Adesanya in their combat sports encounter throughout the years. And it has been Pereira‘s show through and through.


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However, the “Poatan” comes out as a very menacing figure, and for good reason. Fans definitely appreciate seeing him in a pleasant mood, albeit it is uncommon to see him like that. But recently, he appeared in one of the popular social media sensation’s videos and caught the fans off-guard.

A comedy sketch featuring Alex Pereira

Recently, the UFC middleweight champion, Alex Pereira, featured in a comedy video of a social media personality, Nina Marie Daniele who is widely popular on Instagram and TikTok for her comedy videos. And it was a surprise for the UFC fans to witness the “Poatan” featuring in one of her videos.

Fans were taken aback by the inclusion of the UFC star in this video. Pereira maintains a very serious demeanor and carries a very solemn personality. Hence, it was like a breath of fresh air for the UFC fans to see him in one of these sketches.

See below how the fans reacted to this rare occurrence of seeing Alex Pereira in a comedy video:

“Legendary collab”

“Chiropractor’s when your card declines”

“First time hearing this man scream… for fuck sake he is terrifying”

“Even in a comedy sketch this man is terrifying as hell 😂😂”

“he heard izzy had an appointment 😂”

“Dr. Stone Hand”

“I love this guy man haha he’s not only vicious but also funny what a great role model.”

Nevertheless, Alex Pereira is a man of few words. But there is no denying that his presence permeates everything. And he has established himself as a popular figure as a result of his spectacular victory at UFC 281.

Pereira vs. Adesanya has become a meme material


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Israel Adesanya‘s loss to Alex Pereira in the UFC has generated quite a frenzy among the UFC community. Given that this is the Brazilian fighter’s third straight victory over “The Stylebender” in all of their meetings, coursing from kickboxing to MMA.

So much so, that there’s a notion among the fans that Pereira follows Adesanya everywhere he goes and dominates the latter in all that he does.


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And now, the rivalry between Adesanya and Pereira has become subject to the online memes among the netizens. They have created a number of amusing memes that have Alex Pereira pursuing Israel Adesanya in all of his endeavors. And it has grown to be a favorite among UFC fans.

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Mayur Soni

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Mayur Soni is a UFC Writer at EssentiallySports. His interest in the UFC heightened when he first saw his favorite fighter Conor McGregor knockout Jose Aldo in mere 13 seconds, in 2015. He thus got hooked on the sport.

Edited By: Debmallya Chakraborty