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It all goes down later tonight (Sat., Nov. 12, 2022) at UFC 281 live on ESPN+ PPV from inside Madison Square Garden in New York City, as Israel Adesanya puts his undisputed middleweight title on the line in an anticipated grudge match with former foe and world-class striker, Alex Pereira. In addition to the 185-pound headliner, UFC women’s strawweight champion Carla Esparza will put her 115-pound title up for grabs against former champion Zhang Weili. UFC 281 will also feature Dustin Poirier vs. Michael Chandler, the lightweight return of fan-favorite Dan Hooker, and the final Octagon appearance of former UFC champion Frankie Edgar.

Take a look below at UFC 281’s complete fight card line up and start times:

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MASSIVE MIDDLEWEIGHT MATCH! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) makes its highly anticipated return to Sydney, Australia, for the first time in five years on Sat., Sept. 9, 2023, with a 185-pound world title fight inside Qudos Bank Arena. In the ESPN+-streamed pay-per-view (PPV) main event, Middleweight roost-ruler, Israel Adesanya, plans to silence No. 5-seeded contender, Sean Strickland. In UFC 293’s hard-hitting Heavyweight co-main event, No-6-ranked fan favorite, Tai Tuivasa, locks horns with towering Russian, Alexander Volkov (No. 8).

Don’t miss a single second of EPIC face-punching action!

Main Card (ESPN+ PPV)
10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT

Israel Adesanya vs. Alex Pereira
Carla Esparza vs. Zhang Weili
Dustin Poirier vs. Michael Chandler
Frankie Edgar vs. Chris Gutierrez
Dan Hooker vs. Claudio Puelles

‘Prelims’ Undercard (ESPNews/ESPN+)
8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT

Brad Riddell vs. Renato Moicano
Dominick Reyes vs. Ryan Spann
Molly McCann vs. Erin Blanchfield
Andre Petroski vs. Wellington Turman

Early ‘Prelims’ Undercard (UFC Fight Pass/ESPN+)
6 p.m. ET / 3 p.m. PT

Matt Frevola vs. Ottman Azaitar
Karolina Kowalkiewicz vs. Silvana Gomez Juarez
Michael Trizano vs. Seungwoo Choi
Julio Arce vs. Montel Jackson
Carlos Ulberg vs. Nicolae Negumereanu


  • UFC 281: “Adesanya vs. Pereira” PPV main card can be viewed via the ESPN+ streaming app.
  • Subscriptions cost $6.99 per month. The UFC 281 PPV will cost $74.99 for current subscribers.
  • UFC 281: “Adesanya vs. Pereira” undercard “Prelims” can be viewed via ESPN+ as well.


  • UFC 281: “Adesanya vs. Pereira” undercard “Prelims” can be viewed via ESPNews. Check your local providers or click HERE for instant access to ESPN.
  • UFC 281: “Adesanya vs. Pereira” can also be streamed via Xbox One, Apple TV, Android TV, Samsung Smart TV, and ChromeCast.



  • Stay home, be safe. But, if you really, really need to go out and watch UFC 281 there is a list of bars near you airing “Adesanya vs. Pereira” right here. will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 281 fight card RIGHT HERE, starting with the early ESPN+ “Prelims” matches at 6 p.m. ET, followed by the remaining undercard balance on ESPN+/ESPNews at 8 p.m. ET, before the PPV main card start time at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN+.

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