Alex Pereira vs. Israel Adesanya 2 Set For UFC 287

Alex Pereira vs. Israel Adesanya 2 Set For UFC 287

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January 27, 2023|

The rivalry between Middleweight Champion Alex Pereira and Israel Adesanya will continue at UFC 287 on April 8th. This five-round fight will be the main event in the Middleweight (185Ibs) division. The venue of this card has yet to be announced.

Alex Pereira holds a professional record of 7-1-0 (4-0 UFC) and is currently the champion of the Middleweight division with notable wins against Israel Adesanya, Sean Strickland, and Bruno Silva.

Israel Adesanya holds a professional of 23-2-0 (12-2 UFC) and is currently ranked #1 in the official UFC Middleweight rankings with notable wins against Robert Whittaker, Marvin Vettori, and Anderson Silva.

Israel Adesanya is favored at -145, with Alex Pereira coming back at +125 on

Alex Pereira looks to continue his rise to MMA superstardom after winning the last matchup between these two fighters via dramatic fifth-round knockout. Pereira quickly burst onto the scene with highlight knockouts using his trademark left hook.

Israel Adesanya will look to reclaim his Middleweight throne here after losing for the first time at the weight class in the first matchup between these two. He had defended his Middleweight title five times before losing the belt.

This matchup is as high stakes as it gets for both fighters and is sure to go down as one of the most important matchups in UFC Middleweight history. Leave your predictions in the comments below!

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