When and Where: Date and Location UFC 281 Adesanya vs. pereiraNew York City's Madison Square Garden arena will host an important numbered UFC 281 tournament on November 13. Top middleweights Israel Adesanya and Alex Pereira will take part in the main event. The Nigerian has already made his sixth title defense, and his opponent will be a longtime offender. The fact is that the fighters met twice according to the rules of kickboxing - both times the Brazilian won, and in one of the fights he knocked out his opponent tightly. These fights took place in the Glory promotion in 2016-2017. Of course, it would be inappropriate to compare kickboxing with MMA - these are completely different disciplines, which means that the upcoming fight will be different from those that we have seen before.
The co-main event will be a title fight between Carla Esparza and Weili Jung . The current champion against the former holder of the belt in the limit of 115 pounds. Of course, the competition here can be quite serious. One of the girls came to triumph with painstaking work, and the other wants to return the former gold. What will come of this - we will find out very soon. One way or another, the girls went through fire and water in their division and are rightfully in their well-deserved positions.
In no case should you miss the third most important event of the current event. The battle of spectacular lightweights Dustin Poirier and Michael Chandler should be epic. Both failed to become champions, but continue to delight the audience with bright performances. Definitely, fireworks await us in this battle, which always delights fans who crave uncompromising felling and a lot of blood. In the lightweight rankings, the athletes are now on the second and fifth lines. Definitely a winner could get closer to another title shot, but a lot will depend on the chronology of the fight. It's always better to win early, and knowing the styles of these guys, the finish will have a high probability.
Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar will also be among the participants in this event. Probably, for the 41-year-old fighter, this fight will be the last in mixed martial arts. His opponent will be tough drummer Chris Gutierrez, who is famous for his biting kicks. Frankie has only one win in his last five fights and has a strong desire to end his career on a high note. But will it work, because Chris is very difficult. "El Guapo" has won seven victories in the past eight confrontations and has never lost. Of course, the level of his opposition was much more modest than that of the veteran Edgar, but it is definitely not worth minimizing the merits of this athlete.
The event will feature former light heavyweight title contender Dominic Reyes. The fighter has not competed since May 2021 and is now on a three-game losing streak. In two extreme bouts, he lost by knockout, although he had previously spent three competitive rounds with Jon Jones . He will be opposed by number 12 Ryan Spann, who has been alternating victories with defeats lately.
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UFC 281 cardMAIN CARD
Israel Adesanya vs. Alex Pereira TITLE FIGHT
Carla Esparza vs. Zhang Weili TITLE FIGHT
Dustin Poirier vs. Michael Chandler
Frankie Edgar vs. Chris Gutierrez
Dan Hooker vs. Claudio Puelles
Brad Riddell vs. Renato Moicano
Erin Blanchfield vs. Molly McCann
Dominick Reyes vs. Ryan Spann
Andre Petroski vs. Wellington Turman
Matt Frevola vs. Ottman Azaitar
Karolina Kowalkiewicz vs. Silvana Gomez Juarez
Michael Trizano vs. Seung Woo Choi
Julio Arce vs. Montel Jackson
Carlos Ulberg vs. Nicolae Negumereanu
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