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UFC 281 media day video, live stream interviews | Adesanya vs Pereira

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is holding a special pre-fight media day for the upcoming UFC 281 pay-per-view (PPV) event, headlined by the middleweight title fight pitting reigning 185-pound kingpin Israel Adesanya against longtime kickboxing rival Alex Pereira, streaming LIVE at 9:45 a.m. ET in the embedded video player above.

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UFC 281, taking place this Sat. night (Nov. 12) at Madison Square Garden in New York City, will also feature current strawweight titleholder Carla Esparza defending her 115-pound strap against former division champion Zhang Weili. In addition, lightweight warriors Dustin Poirier and Michael Chandler settle their score at 155 pounds in what could be a potential “Fight of the Year” candidate.

Here is today’s UFC 281 media day schedule:

9:45 a.m. Chris Gutierrez
10 a.m. Alex Pereira
10:15 a.m. Michael Chandler
10:30 a.m. Zhang Weili
10:45 a.m. Claudio Puelles
11 a.m. Molly McCann
11:15 a.m. Julio Arce
11:30 a.m. Ottman Azaitar
11:45 a.m. Wellington Turman
12 p.m. Ryan Spann
12:15 p.m. Dan Hooker
12:30 p.m. Renato Moicano
12:45 p.m. Israel Adesanya
1 p.m. Carla Esparza
1:15 p.m. Dustin Poirier
1:30 p.m. Andre Petroski
1:45 p.m. Frankie Edgar
2 p.m. Brad Riddell
2:15 p.m. Erin Blanchfield
2:30 p.m. Michael Trizano
2:45 p.m. Dominick Reyes
3 p.m. Matt Frevola

The UFC 281 pre-fight press conference airs later today at 6 p.m. ET.

MMAmania.com 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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