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Face off! Alex Pereira vs Israel Adesanya 2 staredown video from UFC 287 weigh ins

This story is about to end ... or set up the next middleweight chapter.

That all depends on who emerges victorious when Alex Pereira defends his middleweight championship against longtime rival Israel Adesanya in the UFC 287 pay-per-view (PPV) main event tomorrow night (Sat., April 8, 2023) at Miami-Dade Arena in Miami, Florida.

Watch them face off at the conclusion of the UFC 287 ceremonial weigh ins above.

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OCTAGON RETURNS TO THE GREAT WHITE NORTH! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to Canada for the first time in almost four years when it hosts UFC 289 inside Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Sat., June 10, 2023. In UFC 289’s pay-per-view (PPV) main event, women’s Bantamweight champion, Amanda Nunes, will lock horns with No. 5-ranked 135-pound contender, Irene Aldana, while former Lightweight kingpin and current No. 1-seeded contender, Charles Oliveira, battles No. 4-ranked Beneil Dariush in the co-feature with 155-pound title implications on the line.

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

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Adesanya (23-2) was bested by Pereira (7-1) on the kickboxing circuit — twice — before falling to the Brazilian at UFC 281 last November. “The Last Stylebender” fans were quick to denounce the stoppage and claimed referee incompetence helped “Poatan” capture the crown.

Below is the welterweight co-main event face off between Gilbert Burns and Jorge Masvidal.

Nothing left to do now except fight. will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 287 fight card RIGHT HERE, starting with the early ESPN+ “Prelims” matches online, which are scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. ET, then the remaining undercard on ESPN/ESPN+ at 8 p.m. ET, before the PPV main card start time at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN+ PPV.

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