The highly anticipated UFC 287 event is set to take place on Sunday, April 6, at the Miami-Dade Arena in Miami, FL. The event features a main event rematch between Alex Pereira and Israel Adesanya for the UFC Middleweight Championship.
Pereira vs Adesanya Odds
The odds from UFC official partner Stake.com show that the former champ, Alex Pereira, is the slight favorite over Adesanya (PER +118 – ADE -128). This is despite the fact that Pereira has defeated his opponent three times in the past, twice in Kickboxing and once in the UFC.
Defending Champion – Alex Pereira
The current UFC Middleweight Champion, Alex Pereira, is the underdog of the bout according to bookmakers. However, he looks forward to dominating his rival and retaining his title.
Pereira has an impressive UFC career record of 4-0 and is riding a 4-fight undefeated streak, having won three of these by knockout, just like he did in the previous battle against Adesanya. Bettors can find odds of Pereira winning by KO at +225 @ Stake.com.
Challenger – Israel Adesanya
The ex-champion and current challenger, Israel Adesanya, has a UFC career record of 12-2 in the Middleweight division. He was undefeated in the division until he met Pereira, and he successfully defended his championship 5 times in a row before losing it to him.
Adesanya has won four UFC Middleweight Championship fights by decision and two by KO/TKO against prominent opponents like Robert Whittaker and Jared Cannonier. Bettors can find odds of Adesanya winning by decision at +210 @Stake.com.
For a reputable bout like this, there are plenty of extra betting options available. Stake.com offers odds on markets like Asian Total regarding rounds (Over 4.5 +106 – Under 2.5 -135) and whether The Fight Will Go The Distance (Yes +112 – No -143).
Pre-Main Event Fights
Before the main event, two interesting fights are featured. Gilbert Burns will go against “BMF” Champion Jorge Masvidal (BUR -417 – MAS +370), while Rob Font takes on Adrian Yanez (FON +160 – YAN -172).
Live Streaming Coverage
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