Conor McGregor reacts to Alex Pereira’s journey from tire shop worker to Lamborghini owner with one gesture

Alex Pereira is currently one of the deadliest and most successful UFC fighters in the world. However, Pereira’s path to success was far from smooth. The former UFC middleweight champion dropped out of school and worked as a tire shop laborer.

In 2009, the Brazilian MMA fighter made a life-changing decision to start kickboxing training. Recently, this former champion purchased a Lamborghini and received congratulations from former two-division UFC champion, Conor McGregor.

UFC star Alex Pereira leaves fans in awe with new Lambo

Recently, Pereira took to social media, as well as his YouTube channel, to surprise everyone in the combat sports community. Poatan unveiled a brand-new supercar that he had purchased. The mixed martial arts community couldn’t contain their excitement and took to social media to shower love and applaud the fighter.

Pereira purchased a brand new Blue Lamborghini Huracan Performante, which cost him around 274,390 dollars. He shared happy moment on his Instagram account as well uploading a picture, captioning it “Gift from God.”

Fans were excited and astonished, and they flocked to his post to express their love. Conor McGregor as well as the new middleweight champion Sean Strickland also congratulated Pereira. McGregor commented a single “folded hands  emoji”, while Strickland commented “LFG” which can be roughly translated to “Let fucking Go.”

Alex Pereira’s journey from tire shop to UFC

Being a school dropout, Periera didn’t have a choice but to work as a tire shop worker in a local shop. Pereira later went on to become an Alcoholic, as a result of the negative influence of his friends.

Alex decided to change his life in 2009 when he started training for kickboxing. As soon as he got into combat sports, his success story began to gain momentum. Poatan dominated the Glory Kickboxing events and became the middleweight champion back in 2017.

The Brazilian fighter defended his title 5 times and even went on to win the light heavyweight championship. He made his debut in the UFC with a remarkable second round technical knockout against Andreas Michailidis. His magic moment in UFC came at UFC 281 when he clinched a win against Israel Adesanya winning the middleweight championship.

The journey of Alex Pereira from a school drop out and a tire shop worker to becoming a successful UFC fighter is nothing but inspirational. Tell us in the comments your thoughts on Pereira’s incredible journey.


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