UFC 287: Alex Pereira vs. Israel Adesanya: Full video highlights (Video)

UFC 287: Pereira v Adesanya 2
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Check out the official UFC 287 video highlights package.

For the first time since UFC 42 almost exactly 20 years ago, the UFC returned to Miami for a night full of intense action and memorable performances.

And if you missed any of the fun action from UFC 287, you can check out the full video highlights from the event here.

In the main event, Israel Adesanya regained the UFC middleweight championship and finally scored a victory over Alex Pereira, knocking him out in the second round of their matchup.

Meanwhile, in the co-main event, Gilbert Burns scored a unanimous decision over Jorge Masvidal in a battle of welterweight contenders.

Following the fight, in front of his hometown, Masvidal announced his retirement from MMA after 20 years and over 50 fights in the sport, becoming one of MMA's greatest rags-to-riches stories.

Other noteworthy performances from this night came from Rob Font and Kevin Holland on the main card, as well as Joe Pyfer and the Kelvin Gastelum vs. Chris Curtis bout on the prelims.

Official results from UFC 287: Alex Pereira vs. Israel Adesanya 2

Main Card

  • Israel Adesanya def. (c) Alex Pereira via KO, Round 2 – 4:21 – for the UFC middleweight championship
  • Gilbert Burns def. Jorge Masvidal via unanimous decision (30-27 x2, 29-28)
  • Rob Font def. Adrian Yanez via TKO, Round 1 – 2:57
  • Kevin Holland def. Santiago Ponzinibbio via KO, Round 3 – 3:16
  • Christian Rodriguez def. Raul Rosas Jr. via unanimous decision (29-28 x2, 29-27)

Preliminary Card

  • Kelvin Gastelum def. Chris Curtis via unanimous decision (29-28 x2, 30-27)
  • Luana Pinheiro def. Michelle Waterson via split decision (28-29, 29-28 x2)
  • Joe Pyfer def. Gerald Meerschaert via TKO, Round 1 – 3:15
  • Lupita Godinez def. Cynthia Calvillo via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 30-27)

Early Prelim Card

  • Ignacio Bahamondes def. Trey Ogden via unanimous decision (30-27 x2, 29-28)
  • Steve Garcia def. Shayilan Nuerdanbieke via KO, Round 2 – 0:36
  • Sam Hughes def. Jaqueline Amorim via unanimous decision (29-28 x3)

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UFC 287: Alex Pereira vs. Israel Adesanya takes place on Saturday, April 8, 2023, live from the Kaseya Center in Miami, FL. Follow along with FanSided MMA for all your live results and highlights throughout fight week.