UFC 287: Pereira vs Adesanya 2 fight will hold Saturday’s fight in Miami. In the leading event, UFC middleweight champion Alex Pereira will settle things against former UFC champion Israel Adesanya in a rematch. Last November, Pereira defeated Adesanya through fifth-round TKO at UFC 281.
Alex Pereira has turned pro in 2015. After losing Pereira’s first fight, he went on to win 7 in a row and is 4-0 in the UFC. In the UFC 281 in New York, the Brazilian star beat Israel Adesanya via TKO for the UFC middleweight title. In his kickboxing career, Alex Pereira, a GLORY Boxing champion, had 20 plus wins via knockout, and he has six wins via the power punch in MMA.
UFC 287 Schedule
|Main Event||Israel Adesanya vs Alex Pereira|
|Date||April 08, 2023|
|Main Card Time||10 p.m. ET | 7 p.m. PT|
|Live Stream||Watch Here|
However, it’s worth noting that Adesanya has since transitioned to MMA and has become the UFC middleweight champion, while Pereira has continued to compete in kickboxing and won the Glory middleweight title. As of my knowledge cutoff date of September 2021, there were no official announcements or rumors about a potential MMA fight between Adesanya and Pereira.
This absolutely STACKED card we're in store for tonight at #UFC287 🔥🔥— UFC (@ufc) April 8, 2023
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Details About “Adesanya vs Pereira 2”
Israel Adesanya and Alex Pereira have fought twice before in kickboxing bouts. The first fight took place on November 23, 2016, at the “WFL: Final 16” event, where Pereira defeated Adesanya by knockout in the second round. The second fight occurred on September 22, 2017, at the “Glory 46: China” event, where Pereira again defeated Adesanya by knockout in the third round.
UFC 287 Full Fight card
The Main card
- Israel Adesanya vs Alex Pereira 2
- Jorge Masvidal vs Gilbert Burns
- Adrian Yanez vs Rob Font
- Santiago Ponzinibbio vs Kevin Holland
- Christian Rodriguez vs Raul Rosas Jr.
The Preliminary card
- Chris Curtis vs Kelvin Gastelum
- Luana Pinheiro vs Michelle Waterson-Gomez
- Joe Pyfer vs Gerald Meerschaert
- Chase Sherman vs Karl Williams
The Early preliminary card
- Loopy Godinez vs Cynthia Calvillo
- Trey Ogden vs Ignacio Bahamondes
- Steve Garcia vs Shayilan Nuerdanbieke
- Sam Hughes vs Jaqueline Amorim
How to watch UFC 287
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In conclusion, UFC 287 Fight was an official announcement about a rematch between Michel Pereira and Israel Adesanya on April 08, 2023, in the UFC. Their previous fight was a professional MMA bout on February 23, 2018, where Adesanya defeated Pereira by unanimous decision.