LFA signs Aline Pereira, sister of UFC 281 title challenger Alex Pereira

Another Pereira has entered the LFA pipeline.

Aline Pereira, sister of the next UFC middleweight title challenger Alex Pereira, has signed a multifight deal with the promotion, LFA announced Wednesday.

Pereira, 31, has yet to compete in MMA, but like her older brother enters the sport with a kickboxing resume. Her debut bout is scheduled for Nov. 18 vs. “TUF 30” cast member Helen Peralta (5-3) at LFA 147 in Sloan, Iowa. The bout will be contested at flyweight and streams on UFC Fight Pass.

From 2017-2021, Pereira competed eight times in professional kickboxing. She went 6-2, including a Glory super bantamweight championship title challenge loss against decorated striker Tiffany van Soest. Prior to her title shot, Pereira picked up Glory wins against Crystal Lawson and Chommanee Sor Taehiran.

Story originally appeared on MMA Junkie