UFC 287: ‘Pereira vs. Adesanya 2’ Live Results and Highlights
The Octagon returns to Miami for tonight’s UFC 287 event, a thirteen-bout fight card headlined by Alex Pereira vs. Israel Adesanya 2.
The pair have also fought twice in kickboxing, with Alex Pereira winning both of those matchups, one of which was a devastating knockout.
UFC 287 is co-headlined by a highly anticipated welterweight bout featuring Gilbert Burns taking on Jorge Masvidal.
Burns (21-5 MMA) most recently competed at January’s UFC 283 event, where he scored a first-round submission victory over Neil Magny. Prior to that, ‘Durinho’ was coming off a decision setback to Khamzat Chimaev in a fight of the night affair.
Meanwhile, Jorge Masvidal (35-16 MMA) will be returning to action for the first time since suffering a lopsided decision defeat to Colby Covington. ‘Gamebred’ will be hoping to snap a three-fight losing skid in front of a hometown crowd this evening.
Also featured on tonight’s main card is a key bantamweight contest featuring Rob Font taking on Adrian Yanez.
Meanwhile, Adrian Yanez (16-3 MMA) will enter tonight’s bout sporting a nine-fight winning streak, his latest being a TKO victory over Tony Kelley in June of last year. The streaking contender has not lost since November of 2018, when he dropped a split decision to Miles Johns under the LFA banner.
Get all of tonight’s ‘Pereira vs. Adesanya 2’ live results and highlights below (refresh for updates):
UFC 287 MAIN CARD (ESPN PPV, 10 p.m. ET)
Alex Pereira (185) vs. Israel Adesanya (184.5) – Adesanya def. Pereira via KO in Round 2
Gilbert Burns (170) vs. Jorge Masvidal (171) – Burns def. Masvidal by unanimous decision (30-27 x2, 29-28)
Rob Font (135) vs. Adrian Yanez (135.5) – Font def. Yanez via TKO in Round 1
Kevin Holland (170.5) vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio (171) – Holland def. Ponzinibbio via TKO in Round 3
Christian Rodriguez (137.5)* vs. Raul Rosas Jr. (135) – Rodriguez def. Rosas Jr. by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
UFC 287 Televised Prelims (ESPN, 8 p.m. ET)
Kelvin Gastelum (185) vs. Chris Curtis (186) – Gastelum def. Curtis by unanimous decision (29-28 x2, 30-27)
Luana Pinheiro (115.5) vs. Michelle Waterson-Gomez (116) – Pinheiro def. Waterson-Gomez by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Gerald Meerschaert (185.5) vs. Joe Pyfer (185.5) – Pyfer def. Meerschaert via TKO (punches) at 3:15 of Round 1
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Cynthia Calvillo (116) vs. Loopy Godinez (115.5) – Godinez def. Calvillo by split decision (28–29, 29–28, 30–27)
UFC 287 Early Prelims (ESPN+, 6 p.m. ET)
Ignacio Bahamondes (159.5) vs. Trey Ogden (159.5) – Bahamondes def. Ogden by unanimous decision (30-27 x2, 29-28)
Steve Garcia (145.5) vs. Shayilan Nuerdanbieke (146) – Garcia def. Nuerdanbieke via TKO at 0:36 of Round 2
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Jaqueline Amorim (115.5) vs. Sam Hughes (116) – Hughes def. Amorim by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Chase Sherman (249.5) vs. Karl Williams (241) – Cancelled
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