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UFC 281: Adesanya vs. Pereira ceremonial weigh-in and staredowns video

One last face-off before Saturday night’s fights!

The talking is almost over and it is nearly time for the fighters to hit the Octagon at UFC 281. Just one more sleep before we get to see Israel Adesanya vs. Alex Pereira, Carla Esparza vs. Zhang Weili and Dustin Poirier vs. Michael Chandler.

Earlier today the fighters hit the scales to officially weigh-in. But now it’s time for them to strip to their skivvies and stand on a show scale in front of a packed arena. The ceremonial weigh-ins for UFC 281 go live at 4 p.m. ET and you can watch them right here, in the stream provided below:

Official Results:

Main card (10 p.m. ET on ESPN+ PPV):

UFC middleweight championship: Israel Adesanya (185) vs. Alex Pereira (184.6)

UFC strawweight championship: Carla Esparza (114.6) vs. Zhang Weili (114.8)

Lightweight: Dustin Poirier (156) vs. Michael Chandler (155.8)

Bantamweight: Frankie Edgar (135.6) vs. Chris Gutierrez (136)

Lightweight: Dan Hooker (155.8) vs. Claudio Puelles (155.2)

Prelims (8 p.m. ET on ESPNN/ESPN+)

Lightweight: Brad Riddell (155.6) vs. Renato Moicano (155.8)

Light heavyweight: Dominick Reyes (205.4) vs. Ryan Spann (206.6)*

Flyweight: Erin Blanchfield (125) vs. Molly McCann (125.4)

Middleweight: Andre Petrovski vs. Wellington Turman (185.2)

Early prelims (6 p.m. ET on ESPN+)

Lightweight: Matt Frevola (154.8) vs. Ottman Azaitar (155.6)

Strawweight: Karolina Kowalkiewicz (115.6) vs. Silvana Gomez Juarez (115.6)

Featherweight: Michael Trizano (147.6)** vs. Seung Woo Choi (145.6)

Bantamweight: Julio Arce (135.8) vs. Montel Jackson (135.8)

Light heavyweight: Carlos Ulberg (205.2) vs. Nicolae Negumereanu (206)

*Ryan Spann misses weight by .6 lbs.

**Mike Trizano misses weight by by 1.6 lbs.

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Official UFC 281 Fight Poster


BLOCKBUSTER TWO TITLE-FIGHT SHOWDOWN! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to MSG (Madison Square Garden) in NYC, NY, on Sat. NOV. 12, 2022, with a must-see thriller that will see perennial fan favorite, No. 1 ranked Israel ‘The Last Stylebender’ Adesanya (23-1), battle No. 3 division ranked contender, Alex ‘Poatan’ Pereira (6-1), for the UFC Middleweight Championship. Meanwhile, in UFC 281’s pay-per-view (PPV) co-main event, we get the current and two-time UFC Strawweight Champion, Carla ‘The Cookie Monster’ Esparza (19-6), defending her title opposite Zhang Weili (22-3). These bouts will be preceded by an exciting Lightweight barnburner between Dustin ‘The Diamond’ Poirier and ‘Iron’ Michael Chandler, in a must-see barnburner.

Don’t miss a single second of EPIC face-punching action!