“I Am Divorced 1 Year Ago” – Father of Two, Alex Pereira, Clarifies Relationship With ‘Special Person’ After Snap Goes Viral

Published 01/07/2023, 2:15 PM EST

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Alex Pereira is of the fighters who had the most meteoric rise in the UFC. The 35-year-old earned a shocking victory over the former middleweight champion Israel Adesanya at UFC 281 the previous year. Pereira also extended his lead over his long-time for ‘Izzy’ to a 3-0 with his first MMA victory over him after two kickboxing triumphs. ‘Poatan’s’ life appears to have changed a lot since his UFC 282 victory to become the Middleweight champ.

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From appearances in podcasts to being interviewed by news agencies, ‘Poatan’s post-championship is quite different from his pre-championship one. Recently, the UFC Middleweight Champion took to Instagram and shared a video showcasing his moments with a lady who Pereira called “a special person”.

The video showcased Alex Pereira enjoying a trip with his special person

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Alex Pereira‘s Instagram video started off by showcasing him with his special one, enjoying a helicopter ride. He captioned his post in his native language which could be translated to, “Special moments with a special person”. ‘Poatan’ also mentioned his “special person” in his caption, whose name was Merle.

Pereira‘s video displayed a lot of other moments from his trip. Many would agree that this video was a really wholesome one. It showcased the softer side of ‘Poatan’ which was hardly displayed in any video featuring him.

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Fans also lauded Pereira‘s video, and it garnered a lot of edifying comments.

Alex Pereira’s comment hinted at the tender condition of his heart

Pereira‘s post also had some fans asking about the lady in his post. A lot of them wanted to know whether she was Pereira‘s girlfriend or not. ‘Poatan’ played a smart game and just provided a hint about who she could be.

The UFC Middleweight champ commented on his own video, which read, “Just to let the fans know I am divorced 1 year ago and live with my two children. And laughing for nothing”.

A lot of fans might actually relate to the last sentence of ‘Poatan’s’ comment. Pereira‘s condition could often be seen among persons who had fallen in love with someone. Also, his mood in the video bears good testimony to his feelings regarding his special one.

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‘Poatan’ could be seen smiling in a part of the video as well. One of his fans also commented, “First time seeing Poatan laugh gotta love her”. A lot of others might agree with his comment as well.

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The ‘murderer-face’ of Pereira was a well-known one and has been witnessed by most of his fans. But, it was his “special one” only who could extract smiles even out of this man, also called ‘hands of stone’.

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Souvik Roy is currently a UFC writer at EssentiallySports. An avid UFC follower, Souvik combined his love for the sport and his passion for words to turn his interest into his Livelihood. A Diploma holder in Electrical Engineering, Souvik has worked as a Freelance Link Builder and Content Writer previously and wrote for various clients and businesses.
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