A rematch between newly crowned UFC middleweight champion, Alex Pereira, and former champ, Israel Adesanya, has been set to headline UFC 287 on April 8.
UFC President Dana White officially confirmed the booking via a live video stream on Friday. The longtime rivals will meet for a fourth time overall, and a second time inside of the Octagon. Their first meeting took place back at UFC 281 this past November in New York City, with Pereira dethroning Adesanya via a fifth-round TKO win.
The rematch awaits - @AlexPereiraUFC & @Stylebender are ready to run it back at #UFC287 -- pic.twitter.com/n2aq0Cp7th— UFC (@ufc) January 27, 2023
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