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    UFC Signs Brazilian Fighter Michel Pereira After His Moonsaults (PHOTO, VIDEO)

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    The 25-year-old Brazilian mixed style fighter gained popularity in February 2019 after his victory over Korean Kim Dae-sung at the Road Fighting Championship.

    The Ultimate Fighting Championship company (UFC) has signed a contract with Michel Pereira, the MMA Fighting media outlet reported. 

    The fighter has published a photo of him holding a contract with the UFC on his Instagram.

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    Pereira repeatedly used non-standard techniques in combat, which made a video with his fight gain popularity, garnering 2.7 million views on YouTube. After the fight, Pereira revealed that he wanted to try himself in the UFC as it's the "strongest organisation of the world".

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