Where to watch the UFC 287 live stream online tonight, you’ll see Israel Adesanya and Alex Pereira continue to fight forever. This latest matchup sees Adesanya looking to finally get a win out of the current UFC Middleweight Champion.
UFC 287 TIME AND DATE
Date and Time: UFC 287 is today (Saturday, April 8)
UFC 287 main cards: The main card starts at 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT / 3 a.m. BST / 2 p.m. AEDT
Early prelims begin four hours earlier, at 6 p.m. ET, and main prelims are at 8 p.m. ET.
UFC 287 main event time: Ring walks are estimated for 12 a.m. ET / 9 p.m. PT / 5 a.m. BST / 4 p.m. AEDT — but they could always go on earlier.
Watch in the US — ESPN Plus(opens in new tab)
Watch in the UK — BT Sport Box Office
The first two of those wins came in the Chinese kickboxing promotion Glory of Heroes, and Adesanya has argued the judges handed the win to Pereira. In their first rematch, Pereira knocked Adesanya out.
Then, at UFC 281, Pereira knocked Adesanya’s middleweight championship off him in a fifth-round TKO victory. That was Adesanya’s first loss in the middleweight class. UFC 287 marks his first defense of the title.
Interestingly enough, Adesanya is actually the favorite at the moment to win, but the numbers have slightly tightened. Right DraftKings(opens in new tab) has him listed at -130 (bet $130 to win $100), and Pereira (+110) isn’t too much of an underdog (bet $100 to win $110).
In the co-main event, odds tighten on Jorge Masvidal (+340, down from yesterday’s +360) and Gilbert Burns (-425, slightly down from -450). The two will fight for momentum toward a Welterweight Championship match. Neither man has beaten Kamaru Usman, who had dropped the title to current champ Leon Edwards.
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At UFC 287, Israel Adesanya will look to finally gain a win over Alex Pereira, after losing the pair’s three previous clashes across MMA and kickboxing.
Pereira took the UFC middleweight title from Adesanya with a TKO victory in November, and the Brazilian also holds a points win and knockout over the “Last Stylebender” from the pair’s kickboxing days.
Nigerian-New Zealander Adesanya was on course for victory in their first mixed martial arts meeting, five months ago, after nearly stopping Pereira at the end of the first round. However, “Poatan” secured the finish in the final round, to cap off his quick ascent up the middleweight rankings.
Before that main-event bout, fan-favorite Jorge Masvidal will fight in front of a home crowd in Miami, taking on Gilbert Burns – a fellow former welterweight title challenger.
When is it?
UFC 287 takes place on Saturday 8 April at the Miami-Dade Arena in Miami.
The early prelims will begin at 11 pm BST (3 pm PT, 5 pm CT, 6 pm ET), with the regular prelims following at 1.30 am BST on Sunday 9 April (5.30 pm PT, 7.30 pm CT, 8.30 pm ET on Saturday).
The main card is then scheduled for 3 am BST on Sunday (7 pm PT, 9 pm CT, and 10 pm ET on Saturday).
How can I watch it?
The card will air live on BT Sport in the UK, with the broadcaster’s app and website also streaming the fights.
In the US, ESPN+ will stream the action live, as will the UFC’s Fight Pass.
Adesanya – 8/11; Pereira – 11/10
Masvidal – 7/2; Burns – 1/5
Full odds via Betway.
Full card (subject to change)
Alex Pereira (C) vs Israel Adesanya 2 (middleweight title)
Gilbert Burns vs Jorge Masvidal (welterweight)
Rob Font vs Adrian Yanez (bantamweight)
Kevin Holland vs Santiago Ponzinibbio (welterweight)
Raul Rosas Jr vs Christian Rodriguez (bantamweight)
Chris Curtis vs Kelvin Gastelum (middleweight)
Michael Chiesa vs Li Jingliang (welterweight)
Michelle Waterson-Gomez vs Luana Pinheiro (women’s strawweight)
Karl Williams vs Chase Sherman (heavyweight)
Gerald Meerschaert vs Joe Pyfer (middleweight)
Cynthia Calvillo vs Loopy Godinez (women’s strawweight)
Ignacio Bahamondes vs Trey Ogden (lightweight)
Shayilan Nuerdanbieke vs Steve Garcia (featherweight)
Jacqueline Amorim vs Sam Hughes (women’s strawweight)
You can get UFC 287 plus a year of ESPN Plus for $124.98, which is savings of $55 (ESPN Plus costs $99.99 per year, and UFC 287 costs $79.99). This is one way to avoid that $5 price hike for UFC PPVs, which used to cost $74.99, at least for this fight.
The main prelim fights are on ESPNews and ESPN Plus, so those who haven’t subscribed to the former yet can get a taste of it all for themselves, before forking out the cash.
ESPNews is available on most cable packages, as well as two of the best streaming services: namely Sling TV Orange with Sports Extra and FuboTV with the $8 per month Fubo Extra package.
UFC 287 Early Prelim fights start at 6 p.m. ET on UFC FightPass(opens in new tab), which is $9.99 monthly.
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