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UFC champ Alex Pereira makes $100K donation to assist Brazil flooding

Alex Pereira is doing his half after pure catastrophe hit his house nation of Brazil.

Pereira (10-2 MMA, 7-1 UFC), the present UFC mild heavyweight champion and former middleweight titleholder, has donated $100,000 to assist assist and cleanup efforts after huge flooding hit Southern Brazil.

The loss of life tole stemming from the catastrophe is at present at greater than 90, with greater than 155,000 individuals displaced from their houses throughout the nation, in response to the newest reporting from Reuters.

Pereira received’t sit idle and watch his individuals harm with out making an attempt to assist, and that’s why he made a six-figure donation towards help efforts.

“Many individuals from the south are in want there due to the rain and floods,” Pereira informed MMA HOJE (HT: @ChampRDS on X). “Just lately I made a donation out of my very own pocket. Nobody helped me with something. Other than the opposite donations I made, I donated $100,000 of meals to individuals in want right here in Brazil.

“Now I’m additionally going to donate one other $20,000 to the south for this tragedy that occurred. … I do what I can.”

Pereira, who’s coming off a first-round knockout of Jamahal Hill to defend his 205-pound belt in the primary occasion of UFC 300, didn’t reveal which charity group his cash went towards.

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