UFC 287 will see all-time great Israel Adesanya face middleweight champion Alex Pereira as he bids to reclaim the middleweight crown he held for three years.
The pair met in the Octagon for the first time last year, though they did have history prior to their UFC days, with Pereira twice beating Adesanya in two kickboxing bouts.
It will be one of the most eagerly anticipated fights of the year; will Adesanya avenge his only defeat at middleweight in ? Will Pereira hand him his fourth defeat across two disciplines to dethrone the Last Stylebender once and for all?
Here is all you need to know about UFC 287...
UFC 287 will take place in the early hours of Sunday, April 9th 2023.
UFC 287 will take place at the Miami-Dade Arena in Miami, Florida.
The main event will see 11/10 outsider Alex Pereira take on the 8/11 favourite Israel Adesanya, with all of the below bouts also taking place on the UFC 287 main card:
- Gilbert Burns (2/9) v Jorge Masvidal (7/2)
- Rob Font (6/4) v Adrian Yanez (4/7)
- Kevin Holland (2/5) v Santiago Ponzinibbio (2/1)
- Raul Rosas Jr (2/5) v Christian Rodriguez ()
The event will be broadcast live to UFC fans in the UK via BT Sport.