Israel Adesanya is ready to challenge Alex Pereira for his recently lost UFC Middleweight championship title at the upcoming UFC event on Saturday night. Read the article to know the latest info on the schedule, live stream, and fight card details of the upcoming UFC 287.
UFC 287 is a professional mixed martial arts event from the Ultimate Fighting Championship promotions. The event is officially dubbed “UFC 287: Pereira vs Adesanya 2.” It is scheduled for this Saturday night in Florida with 13 professional bouts. 5 of these will be featured in the main card and the rest will take place under the preliminary card.
The main event card will feature Alex Pereira’s first UFC middleweight championship title defense match against the former champion Israel Adesanya. This will be their second MMA and 4th professional fight. Adesanya lost to Pereira previously in both the MMA and kickboxing matches. While the co-main card will feature a bout between Gilbert Burns and Jorge Masvidal.
Israel Adesanya, dearly known to fans as the Last Stylebender is a Nigerian professional mixed martial artist. The young professional currently has a career record of 23-2 in MMA. After successfully defending his UFC middleweight title for three years, he lost it to Alex Pereira last year in November. There Pereira knocked him out in 5th round and won the title.
Alex “Poatan” Pereira is a Brazilian professional with a 7-win & 1-loss record in MMA. From November 2021 bout against Andreas Michailidis, he started becoming regular in the combat sport. Most recently, he fought Israel Adesanya and TKO’ed him to win the UFC middleweight championship alongside a performance of the night bonus.
When will UFC 287 be held?
- Date: Saturday, April 8, 2023
- Time: 06:00 p.m. ET
UFC’s upcoming Pereira vs Adesanya 2 bout is scheduled to take place this Saturday, April 8, 2023. It will begin with the preliminary fights starting at 06:00 p.m. ET.
How to Watch UFC 287 on TV?
- UFC Fight Pass
This upcoming high-voltage MMA event will be a UFC-exclusive PPV show. As a result, the major main card fights will not be available to watch on any tv channel. However, preliminary card fights will be broadcast on ESPN.
How to Livestream UFC 287?
- UFC Fight Pass
As a PPV exclusive event from UFC, the upcoming UFC event will be available only on UFC Fight Pass. Existing users will require a $79.99 ticket to watch the event on the definitive MMA platform. While for new users, the service along with the PPV ticket for UFC 287 live stream will cost $124.98.
Where will the event be held?
- Venue: Miami-Dade Arena
- Location: Florida, USA
UFC 287 will take place at the Miami-Dade Arena. It is a multipurpose indoor arena, alternatively known as America Airlines Arena or FTX Arena. The Miami-based private venue is located in Florida, USA.
The complete fight card list of Saturday night UFC event is listed below –
- Alex Pereira vs Israel Adesanya
- Gilbert Burns vs Jorge Masvidal
- Rob Font vs Adrian Yanez
- Kevin Holland vs Santiago Ponzinibbio
- Raul Rosas Jr. vs Christian Rodriguez
- Kelvin Gastelum vs Chris Curtis
- Michelle Waterson vs Luana Pinheiro
- Gerald Meerschaert vs Joe Pyfer
- Karl Williams vs Chase Sherman
Early Preliminary Card:
- Cynthia Calvillo vs Lupita Godinez
- Ignacio Bahamondes vs Trey Ogden
- Shayilan Nuerdanbieke vs Steve Garcia
- Jaqueline Amorim vs Sam Hughes