Needing a submission for the fifth and closing spherical, Alex Pereira landed his strongest punches when he wanted them most and surprised Israel Adesanya to change into the brand new UFC Middleweight World Champion to cap off a memorable occasion at UFC 281.
Mike Heck and Jed Meshew of MMA Preventing react to Pereira’s win, whether or not the stoppage is early or not, and talk about the potential for a mass rematch. Additionally, they speak to Zhang Weili stopping Carla Esparza to regain the straw title, the chaotic Dustin Poirier v Michael Chandler struggle – which was received by Poirier by way of third spherical submission – Frankie Edgar retiring with a devastating KO from the peerlessly flying knee. timed by Chris Gutierrez, in addition to different exceptional moments from the UFC’s return to Madison Sq. Backyard, in New York.
Watch the UFC 281 post-fight present above, or an audio-only model of the present will also be streamed under and on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher and wherever you get your pods.