As has become customary for pay-per-views, two title fights are on the docket Saturday at UFC 281. One is a hotly anticipated middleweight championship match between Israel Adesanya and Alex Pereira that everybody is stoke for and where nobody seems to know what will happen. The other one? Not QUITE so much intrigue. In the evening’s co-main event, Zhang Welli challenges Carla Esparza for the strawweight belt in a bout that most assume marks the end of Esparza’s reign as champion. Then again, we didn’t think Esparza was going to beat Rose, now did we? So, maybe there’s a chance?
Plus Cool Dusty P and Mikie C. in a banger and … Amanda Lemos upsets Marina Rodriguez at a Fight Night.
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