UFC 287 Results: Israel Adesanya Defeats Alix Pereira in a Rematch: The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) held its 287th event on Saturday night, featuring some of the most exciting fighters in the world. Among them was the highly anticipated rematch between Israel Adesanya and Alix Pereira. Fans were eager to see if Adesanya could avenge his loss to Pereira in their first fight. Here’s a breakdown of the UFC 287 fight card and the results of Adesanya vs Pereira 2.
UFC 287 Fight Card
The UFC 287 fight card featured several exciting matchups, including:
- Israel Adesanya vs Alix Pereira
- Jan Blachowicz vs Aleksandar Rakic
- Amanda Nunes vs Julianna Pena
- Alonzo Menifield vs Ed Herman
- Danilo Marques vs Kennedy Nzechukwu
Israel Adesanya vs Alix Pereira 2
In the co-main event of the night, Israel Adesanya took on Alix Pereira in a highly anticipated rematch. The two had previously fought in the kickboxing world, where Pereira had emerged victorious. However, Adesanya was determined to turn the tables in the UFC octagon.
- In the first round, Adesanya came out strong, landing several strikes on Pereira. Pereira tried to counter with some heavy shots of his own, but Adesanya was able to dodge them and continue to land punches and kicks.
- In the second round, Adesanya started to pick apart Pereira’s defense, landing more and more shots as the round went on.
- In the third round, Adesanya put an exclamation mark on his victory, landing a devastating head kick that sent Pereira to the canvas. The referee quickly stopped the fight, and Adesanya was declared the winner by knockout.
- Here are the results from the rest of the UFC 287 fight card:
- Jan Blachowicz defeated Aleksandar Rakic via unanimous decision
- Amanda Nunes defeated Julianna Pena via submission (rear-naked choke) in the first round
- Alonzo Menifield defeated Ed Herman via unanimous decision
- Danilo Marques defeated Kennedy Nzechukwu via submission (rear-naked choke) in the second round
Overall, UFC 287 was a great night of fights, with Israel Adesanya’s victory over Alix Pereira being the standout moment of the evening.