UFC middleweight champion Alex Pereira (35, Brazil) and former champion Israel Adesanya (33, New Zealand) finished preparations for the fourth round.
Ferreira and Adesanya will fight for the middleweight title in the main event of ‘UFC 287: Ferreira vs Adesanya 2’ held at the Miami-Dade Arena in Florida, USA on the 9th (hereinafter Korean time). At the official weigh-in held on the 8th, the day before the game, Pereira weighed 83.91 kg (185 pounds) and Adesanya passed the weigh-in with 83.69 kg (184.5 pounds).
Both players want to put an end to the hateful relationship. The two fought a total of three times, including kickboxing twice in 2015 and 2017 and once in 2022 in the UFC. The result was all Pereira’s victory. Adesanya, who used more technical hitting, took the lead in the early stages, but Pereira, who was ahead in power, won a come-from-behind victory with a single
shot. Appearing at the UFC 287 press conference on the 7th, Adesanya wore a metal dog collar and said, “I am a dog.” Dog is used in the English-speaking world to mean tough and rough. “The belt doesn’t matter. I’m going to tear Ferreira’s throat out,” he shouted.
Adesanya, who finished the weigh-in that day, answered “everything” about the meaning of this match. Then, he promised once again, “I will make the final decision tomorrow.”
Pereira’s determination was also formidable. “All I have to say is tomorrow I will take off his collar and beat him like a dog,” Pereira, dressed in the traditional makeup of the Brazilian Parataxo, replied.
Gilbert Burns (36, Brazil), ranked 5th in the welterweight division, and Jorge Masvidal (38, USA), ranked 11th in the co-main event, also passed the weigh-in safely. Burns came down the scale at 170 pounds (77.11 kg) and Masvidal at 171 pounds (77.56 kg). 토토사이트
Burns is an elite jiu-jitsu former champion at the IBJJF World Jiu-Jitsu Championships. On the other hand, Masvidal is a brawler from a street fighter.
Masvidal, who received enthusiastic cheers in front of the Miami home crowd, provoked Burns, saying, “I declare that I will knock you out” and “I have no personal feelings, but I will beat you up.”
“I like it,” Burns told Masvidal. Keep fighting with the same momentum,” he replied, declaring to the Miami crowd, “Tomorrow I will kill this friend you all love.”
The main card of ‘UFC 287: Ferreira vs Adesanya 2’ will be broadcast live on tvN and TVING from 11 am on the 9th. Undercard will be broadcast live on TVING from 9:00 am.