The UFC brings its highly-anticipated event to Madison Square Garden in New York City each November. This Saturday, the promotion will once again present a spectacular pay-per-view event with the UFC 281 event.
The main event of the event will be a battle between Israel Adesanya and Alex Pereira for the vacant Middleweight Championship. Adesanya is considered to be one of the best fighters in the division, while his opponent is regarded as one of the toughest competitors he has faced.
In the co-main event, former champion Carla Esparza will look to defend her title against Zhang Weili. Despite her numerous accomplishments, the champion is considered to be an underdog when she steps into the cage.
The other main event of the event will be a lightweight bout between Michael Bisping and Chad Griffin. It’s expected to be a highly-competitive match.
In his last match before he retires from mixed martial arts, former lightweight champion Frank Edgar will face off against Chris Gutierrez at bantamweight.
he main event of the event will be a lightweight bout between Adesanya’s stablemate Dan Hooker and Peru’s Claudio Puelles. It’s expected to be a highly-competitive match.
Israel Adesanya Rercord and Bio :
- Nationality: Nigerian
- Date of Birth: July 22, 1989
- Height: 6′ 4″
- Reach: 80″
- Total Fights: 24
- Record: 23-1-0
Alex Pereira Rercord and Bio :
- Nationality: Brazilian
- Date of Birth: July 7, 1987
- Height: 6′ 4″
- Reach: 79″
- Total Fights: 7
- Record: 6-1-0
Israel Adesanya vs. Alex Pereira Fight Card :
- Israel Adesanya vs. Alex Pereira for Adesanya’s UFC middleweight title
- Carla Esparza vs. Zhang Weili for Esparza’s UFC women’s strawweight title
- Dustin Poirier vs. Michael Chandler; Lightweight
- Frankie Edgar vs. Chris Gutierrez; Bantamweight
- Dan Hooker vs. Claudio Puelles; Lightweight
- Brad Riddell vs. Renato Moicano; Lightweight
- Dominick Reyes vs. Ryan Spann; Light heavyweight
- Molly McCann vs. Erin Blanchfield; Women’s flyweight
- Andre Petroski vs. Wellington Turman; Middleweight
- Matt Frevola vs. Ottman Azaitar; Lightweight
- Karolina Kowalkiewicz vs. Silvana Gomez Juarez; Women’s strawweight
- Michael Trizano vs. Choi Seung-woo; Featherweight
- Julio Arce vs. Montel Jackson; Bantamweight
- Carlos Ulberg vs. Nicolae Negumereanu; Light heavyweight
UFC 281 Fight Info :
- Date: Saturday, November 12
- Main card: 10 p.m. ET / 3 a.m. GMT
- Main event cagewalks (approx): 1 a.m. ET / 6 a.m. GMT
- TV : U.S.: ESPN PPV UK: BT Sport