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If Francis Ngannou packs the punching power with the horsepower of a family car, Alex Pereira hits like a, well, truck.

Ahead of his UFC 300 main event against Jamahal Hill, the reigning light heavyweight champion took the infamous PowerKube challenge; a test its website says forms “a single, concise metric that accurately reflects a combat athlete’s striking power.”

Former UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou set the PowerKube record back in 2018, registering a single punch score of 129,161 units — a record which has stood ever since. That is, until two-sport, two-division world champion Pereira showed up.

According to the machine, Pereira scored a gargantuan 191,796 when earlier this week: some 60,000 units more than Ngannou, a fighter hailed by many as among the hardest-hitters in combat sports.

Meanwhile, Pereira told the assembled media, including TheMacLife, at the UFC 300 media day on Wednesday that he is expecting to compete against a prime Jamahal Hill on Saturday night, despite it being the American former champion’s first fight since he was forced to relinquish the championship last year after sustaining an achilles injury.

“I’m not really thinking too much about his time off and injury,” Pereira said through his interpreter. “I’d like to think that if he’s here, and he accepted the fight, it’s because he’s 100%. He knows what kind of responsibility this is, and he knows who he’ll be fighting. In my mind, he’s good, and I’m going to do my part.”