Update 10:55 p.m. Alexandre Pantoja wins by submission (standing rear naked choke) at 3:28 of Round 1.
Pantoja spent most of the fight on Perez’s back, and finally the choke to sink in after a tremendous performance.
Easy work for Alexandre Pantoja!!! pic.twitter.com/xtBnSPizk0— Follow @FTBeard7 (@FTBeard7) July 31, 2022
The main card for UFC 277 is set to get underway at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN+ PPV. The second match scheduled for the main card will feature #4 Alexandre Pantoja taking on #6 Alex Perez in a flyweight bout. Pantoja enters with a 24-5 record, with all five losses coming at a decision. He enters with eight knockout victories and nine wins by submission. Perez is returning to the octagon for the first time since November 2020. He last faced current flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo and lost by first-round submission.
We will update this article with the results and relevant video once the fight ends.
Over 2.5: -135
Under 2.5: +105
Pantoja by KO/TKO/DQ: +450
Pantoja by Submission: +300
Pantoja by Decision: +175
Perez by KO/TKO/DQ: +700
Perez by Submission: +900
Perez by Decision: +350
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